Elizabeth Jane Hurley was born 10 June 1965. She is an English model and actress who became known as a girlfriend of Hugh Grant in the 1990s. In 1994, when Grant became the focus of worldwide media attention because of the global box office success of his film Four Weddings and a Funeral Hurley accompanied him to the film's Los Angeles premiere in a plunging black Versace dress held together with gold safety pins that got her instant media attention.
Hurley has been active in Estée Lauder's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, as part of the company created a "Elizabeth Pink" lipstick, whose sales benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Hurley, the grandmother died of breast cancer, was the mistress of ceremonies in "The Hot Pink Party", which marked the tenth anniversary of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Hurley was a struggling actor in 1987 when she met Grant while working on a Spanish production called Remando Al Viento. While Hurley's boyfriend, Grant received international fame for soliciting the services of a female prostitute in 1995.