Donyale Luna

Donyale Luna
1945 - 1979

Donyale Luna  American Model


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Rest in peace.


Donyale Luna was previously married to Luigi Cazzaniga.

Donyale Luna was in relationships with Klaus Kinski (1969), Brian Jones (1968), Georg Willing and Maximilian Schell.

Donyale Luna had encounters with Carmelo Bene (1972), Federico Fellini (1970), David Bailey (1966), Richard Avedon and David Mccabe.


American Model Donyale Luna was born Peggy Ann Freeman on 31st August, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, USA and passed away on 17th May 1979 Rome, Lazio, Italy aged 33. She is most remembered for The first notable black model. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Donyale Luna was in an on-screen matchup with Groucho Marx in Skidoo (1968).

Donyale Luna is a member of the following lists: American film actors, People from Detroit and 1945 births.


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Dating4 - - -
Married1 4 years - -
Encounter5 - - -
Total10 4 years 4 months, 26 days -


First Name Donyale
Last Name Luna
Maiden Name Freeman
Full Name at Birth Peggy Ann Freeman
Age 33 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st August, 1945
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died 17th May, 1979
Place of Death Rome, Lazio, Italy
Cause of Death Heroin overdose
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight 106lbs (48 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Tall stature, Wore blue/green eye contacts
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Cass Technical High School
Occupation Text Model, actress
Occupation Model
Claim to Fame The first notable black model
Bust (inches) 31
Cup Size A
Waist (inches) 22
Hips (inches) 36
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Peggy Anne Donyale Aragonea Peugot Luna (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979), better known as Donyale Luna, was an American supermodel and actress who gained popularity in Western Europe during the late 1960s, generally cited as “the first black supermodel”, Luna was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of the British edition of Vogue, in March 1966. She entered modeling in a period that favored "white passing models" and has been described as "the first black model who really began to change things; to enable more diverse beauty paradigms to break through". She is known to have been a covergirl 11 times between 1965 and 1975.

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Donyale Luna33 VirgoModel
Luigi Cazzaniga-
Carmelo Bene-
Federico Fellini73 CapricornFilm Director
Klaus Kinski65 LibraActor
Brian Jones27 PiscesGuitarist
David Bailey83 CapricornPhotographer
Georg Willing-
Maximilian Schell83 SagittariusActor
Richard Avedon81 TaurusPhotographer
David Mccabe-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Dream CazzanigaLuigi Cazzaniga


Fellini - Satyricon1969EnoteaMovie
Skidoo1968'God's' Mistress (as Luna)Movie
Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?1966Mannequin, ModelMovie

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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

MiriamJan 1, 2015

She and Brian Jones were in love

Lavender_teaJul 12, 2014

Never ever dated Brian Jones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Remove Brian Jones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lavender_teaJul 12, 2014

Never ever dated Brian Jones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Remove Brian Jones!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

patriciaJan 23, 2010

add Brian Jones!!! It`s written in all Stones books that they dated each others. Thanks.

MimiLaRueMimiLaRueFeb 20, 2009

she also dated Brain Jones !!!!!

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