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  1. Model, Actress Born March 2, 1972 Age: 36 •Amber followed in her mother's footsteps, starting her modeling career at age 15. •Amber's father, a successful football player in the NFL, was an addict and died from his disease. •Amber appeared in back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues; she was chosen as Esquire's first Vargas Girl of the 1990's and she launched the very first Wonderbra campaign. •Amber received recognition with high-fashion covers in Vogue, Elle,......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Model, Actress
    Born March 2, 1972
    Age: 36

    •Amber followed in her mother's footsteps, starting her modeling career at age 15.
    •Amber's father, a successful football player in the NFL, was an addict and died from his disease.
    •Amber appeared in back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues; she was chosen as Esquire's first Vargas Girl of the 1990's and she launched the very first Wonderbra campaign.
    •Amber received recognition with high-fashion covers in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, among many others. The strong editorial coverage led to advertising for L'Oreal, Buffalo Jeans, Camel, Kahlua, Volkswagen, and Panama Jack to name a few.
    •She walked the runway for many famous fashion designers such as Chanel and Jean Paul Gaultier.
    •Amber returned to America with a full portfolio shot by the world's top photographers such as Ellen Von Unwerth, Walter Chin, Arthur Elgort, and Marco Glaviano.
    •Amber was the cover girl for the March 1995 issue of Playboy and has appeared on the cover of over 300 magazines.
    •Named one of the top 50 sexiest women in the world by Maxim Magazine
    •Amber was cast in her first role in Paul Mazursky's Faithful on a referral from Robert DeNiro that stemmed from her Casino auditions. She then was cast in both The Funeral and The Mirror Has Two Faces. Later she played the part of Susan Lefferts, a Rita Hayworth look alike, in L.A. Confidential. Her resemblance to Rita Hayworth came into play yet again when she landed a role in HBO's The Rat Pack. She also starred in the Oscar darling American Beauty.
    •Heavily addicted to prescription drugs through out the majority of her career. She hasn't been off drugs at all for 16 years.
    •Amber isolated and tried to hide her addiction because "in the 90's it wasn't cool to be a drug addicted model".
    •Has never been treated in a rehab facility before Celebrity Reha,b despite having two drug overdoses
    •Because Amber's mother is a drug addict as well, she never attempted to get Amber help or treatment
    •Amber's drug addiction has been the cause of her career and life bottoming out. She lost everything and was willing to do almost anything to buy drugs.

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