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Chlo Stevens Sevigny is an American actress, fashion designer, director and former model. Sevigny was discovered on the street in New York City in 1992 by a magazine editor, who offered her jobs both modeling and interning at Sassy Magazine. In 1994, she attracted the attention of journalist Jay McInerney, who wrote a 7page article about her for The New Yorker, in which he called a then 19yearold Sevigny the coolest girl in the world.

Sevigny was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the second child of Janine and H. David Sevigny. She has one older brother, Paul. Her mother is Polish American, and her father was of French Canadian heritage. Sevigny was raised in Darien, Connecticut, where her father worked as a local art teacher. Sevignys father died of cancer in 1996. Despite Dariens affluence, Sevignys parents had a frugal household, and were considered the poor bohemians in extremely prosperous neighborhood. Sevigny expressed interest in acting as a child, and spent summers attending theatre camp, with leading roles in plays run by the YMCA. She was raised Roman Catholic, and attended Darien High School, where she was a member of the Alternative Learning Program. While in high school, she often babysat actor Topher Grace and his younger sister. As a teenager, she worked sweeping the tennis courts of a country club her family could not afford to join.

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