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Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick (center) from Ciao! Manhattan.
Personal information
Birth nameEdith Minturn Sedgwick
Birth dateApril 20, 1943
Place of birthSanta Barbara, California, U.S.
Date of deathNovember 16, 1971(age 28)
Death placeSanta Barbara, California, U.S.
OccupationArtist, socialite, model, actress
Years active1965 1971
Spouse-Michael Post-1971-1971

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Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick (April 20, 1943 November 16, 1971) was an American actress, socialite, model and heiress. She is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as "The Girl of the Year" in 1965 after starring in several of Warhol's short films, in the 1960s. Dubbed an "It Girl", Vogue magazine also named her a "Youthquaker".

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