Veruschka Countess of Lehndorff-Steinort in 2011
|Born||Vera Gottliebe Anna GrÃ¤fin von Lehndorff-Steinort
14 May 1939
KÃ¶nigsberg, East Prussia
|Height||6 ft 3 in (190 cm)|
|Hair color||dark blonde|
|Eye color||blue / grey|
I know that there are many things I could do, but I'm not interested. It's more important to be loving and to have a lively mind.
My parents led this double life. They were in the underground movement to bring down the Nazis. My father was hanged for being a traitor.
Fame, I mean, it's like a bubble, in a way. It's like something glittery, and it goes, and it can be forgotten fast.
It has not been hard to grow older, because I believe if you have something you believe in, that will keep you alive far more than plastic surgery or Botox.
In the Sixties, fashion was about liberation. It was about setting women free; it wasn't about being unable to walk.