Angela Lindvall (born January 14,
1979) is an American model and occasional actress.
Lindvall was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma to Randall Lindvall, a
pharmacist, and Laura Rasdall, a medical technologist and massage
therapist. She was raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri and attended Lee's
Summit High School. She grew 3 inches (7.6 cm) from 13 to 14, and her
friends suggested that she try modeling, although it was her sister,
Michelle, that wanted to be a model; Lindvall herself, although a big fan
of Marilyn Monroe as a young teenager, was a tomboy. While doing a local
Kansas City fashion show, at age 14, a talent scout spotted her and she
signed with IMG.
Lindvall has appeared on the cover of many notable magazines, such as
ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Numero, Vogue, I-D and W. She walked
in the Victoria's Secret fashion shows in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and
2008 , and has also appeared in the Fendi, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior,
Tommy Hilfiger, Jil Sander, Chanel, Versace, and H&M campaigns. Off the
runway, Lindvall has appeared in commercials for H&M, The Gap, and
Victoria's Secret. She was the face of the Spanish "high-street" store
Zara, and was featured in their spring/summer 2007 campaign. Lindvall has
also made appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
As an actress, Lindvall has appeared in CQ (2001) and Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
(2005). She can also be seen in the DKNY promotional films New York
Stories (2003) and DKNY Road Stories (2004). Lindvall will appear in the
upcoming 2009 horror film Murder World alongside Scout Taylor-Compton.
She is an ardent environmentalist and vegetarian and is the founder and
president of the Collage Foundation, an organization promoting
sustainability and environmentally conscious choices among young people.
She was named Best Dressed Environmentalist in 2004 and 2005 by the
Sustainable Style Foundation.
She has two sons, William Dakota (b.2002) and Sebastian (b.2005). Lindvall
is the sister to the late model Audrey Lindvall. On August 2, 2006, Audrey
Lindvall, an IMG model, was struck and killed by a truck in Lee's Summit,
Missouri, while out on a bicycle ride with a friend.