Early life[ edit ] McAndrew was born in Leeds on 6 November She has an older sister and two younger brothers. After leaving school she briefly worked as a clerk for the Yorkshire Bank. For a modelling assignment in Germany, she was required to shave her head.
She is also an accomplished amateur athlete, with a marathon personal best time of 2: McAndrew first signed up with a modelling agency as the result of a suggestion by her hairdresser. She started her modelling career as a catalogue and magazine model and as a Marilyn Monroe lookalike. For a modelling assignment in Germany, she was required to shave her head. McAndrew was fired from her stint as Croft in after posing nude for the cover of Playboy, the first British woman to do so. This was partly due to Playboy printing references to Lara Croft and Tomb Raider on the cover, which were removed when Eidos, the maker of the game, threatened a lawsuit.
Nell McAndrew opens up on her devastating miscarriage as she poses nude at seven months pregnant
Share this article Share She told Now magazine: It was terribly sad. I held it together in the surgery but had a good cry outside in the car, where my mum was waiting for me. Nell, pictured on holiday in Dubai last month is already a proud parent to six-year-old son Devon Nell lost her first baby back in after discovering her unborn child had amniotic band disorder, meaning tissue which should be protecting the foetus forms around it and disrupts growth.