Pattie Boyd Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Childhood And Early Life
English photographer and 1960s model Pattie Boyd was born on the 17 March 1944 in Taunton, Somerset in England. Her parents were Colin Boyd and Diana Drysdale, and she had three siblings: Colin, Jenny, and Paula. In the late 1940s, the family moved to Kenya and remained there until 1953 when they returned to England.
Pattie Boyd was a pupil at the St Agnes and St Michael Convent School in East Grinstead and later enrolled at St Martha's Convent in Hadley Wood.
Moving to London in 1961 Pattie Boyd soon found work as a model. She worked with the top photographs of the day including David Bailey and appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine (1969). She also did various television commercials. After being given a small part as a schoolgirl in the Beatles film, A Hard Day’s Night (1964) she met her future husband, George Harrison.
She married George Harrison in January 1966. They separated in 1974 and divorced in 1977. She subsequently married Eric Clapton in 1979, divorcing him in 1989. In April 2015 Boy married Rod Weston. She has no children.
In 2005 Pattie Boyd held a photographic exhibition entitled Through the Eye of a Muse and another in 2011 entitled Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton.
Pattie Boyd published a memoir entitled Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Me in 2007.