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Ambrose Olsen
Born November 27, 1985(1985-11-27)
Homer, Alaska, United States
Died April 22, 2010 (aged 24)
New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Fashion model, supermodel

Ambrose Olsen (November 27, 1985 – April 22, 2010) was an American fashion model.

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Biography

Ambrose Olsen (sometimes also written as Olson) was born in Homer, Alaska. Prior to modeling, he studied to be a carpenter. He also practiced surfing, boxing and hockey as sports and planned to volunteer for the US Navy.[1] He moved to New York City in 2002 and began modeling.[2] Ambrose Olsen appeared in many print ads and a few runway shows and a few fashion videos. At time of death he was represented by Click Management.[3]

Olsen was best known for his 2007 Armani Exchange ads.[4] He also worked for numerous other brands such as TNT,[5] Hugo Boss, D&G, Nautica, Yves Saint Laurent (YSL), Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Giorgio Armani Extreme Attitude[6] and others.[7] He also did the catwalk on shows by Alexandre Herchcovitch, Kim Jones and others.

Major advertising campaigns

  • 2003: Hugo Boss ad campaign with Raquel Zimmermann
  • 2005: D&G on request of Steven Klein
  • 2006: Nautica print ads
  • 2006: Dior Homme skin care
  • 2007: Armani Exchange
  • 2009: Extreme Attitude fragrance by Giorgio Armani (contract)

Major magazine appearances

  • 2003: VMAN Magazine photographed and videotaped by Hedi Slimane[8]
  • January 2005: On cover of Têtu[9]
  • Sept 2005: On cover of Wonderland with Solange Wilvert and Sessilee Lopez
  • Spring-Summer 2007: Numéro Homme photographed by Camilla Akrans
  • May 2007: Out editorial photographed by François Rousseau
  • Fall 2007: GQ Style photographed by Aldo Rossi
  • Fall 2007: VMAN magazine photographed by Hedi Slimane
  • Spring 2008: VMAN Magazine feature
  • Spring 2008: Very Elle with Leelee Sobieski photographed by Doug Inglish

Death

Olsen died on April 22, 2010 at the age of 24 in New York City. According to police reports, it was a suicide by hanging.[10][11]

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