All that stuff's out there and I simply cannot bear to look at it." Today she still regards London's Bayswater as home, but spends six months of the year in Los Angeles (when she's filming Nip/Tuck, her 12-year-old daughter, Daisy, lives with her ex-husband, the film producer Tim Bevan). She admits she has already given most people their Christmas presents. I'm turning into Monica from Friends." In fact she never intended to become an actress.
As a tomboyish child she imagined a career in gymnastics, but grew too tall.
Today her dressing room is piled high with samples from Balenciaga and Chloé (a year ago she was the face of mumsy high-street chain Principles).
But more importantly Nip/Tuck has kick-started her film career, which faltered slightly at the end of the 1990s.
Jon Hensley is currently married to Kelly Menighan Hensley.
He has been in four celebrity relationships averaging approximately 5.4 years each.
Maybe it was that gold dress or her messy love life, but Joely Richardson was seen as the frivolous member of the Redgrave clan.
But, now the actress is an international star, it's time people started taking her seriously, she tells Liz Hoggard Joely Richardson is frowning. In the flesh she looks amazing: so tanned and blonde that everyone else in the photographer's studio seems washed out.But now, aged 40, Richardson has thrown off the ingénue tag.In Nip/Tuck, she plays a desperate housewife with a 17-year-old son ("I don't see her as a victim. And next week she's on our screens as Wallis Simpson in a lavish TV film about the American socialite's love affair with Edward VIII, which led to his abdication. It didn't work for me because I was always too tall.When I walked down the aisle, I was very aware of my bottom.Thank God she was flat-chested, it's the first time in my life that the producer wasn't asking me to wear a padded bra." Richardson is self-deprecating about her image.In many ways I'm not obvious casting at all," she hoots.