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Anneline Kriel
Born (1955-07-28) July 28, 1955 (age 58)
Witbank
Nationality South Africa South Africa
Alma mater University of Pretoria
Spouse(s) Sol Kerzner (1980-1985)
Phillip Tucker (1989-1994)
Peter Bacon

Anneline Kriel is a South African model and actress. She became 1974's Miss World at age 19, representing South Africa, after UK's Helen Morgan had resigned only four days after her victory. She became the second woman from her country to hold the title. The pageant was held in London, United Kingdom. Thereafter she became an ambassador for several beauty brands, completing public relations activities.

She has also starred in several Afrikaner soap operas[1] and the international hit-film, Kill and Kill Again which debuted at no.2 at the US Box Office.[2]

Career[edit]

Kriel was only 19 years old when she became Miss World in 1974, this marked a tumultous period in South Africa's history, as the international boycott of South Africa continued to take pace. As a result, Kriel sometimes caught the ire of international media that depicted her as a face of the apartheid state. In support of the boycott, the US and Australia refused to accept her as part of the obligatory world tour of a Miss World. Singer Shirley Bassey also protested against her crowning. However, the US later relented and Kriel made television appearances there. In South Africa, her crowning received a rapturous response from the public and local media.[3]

In 1981 she released the pop single, 'He Took Off My Romeos'[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Kriel was born and brought up in the mining town of Witbank, the daughter of a prison officer.[3]

In March 1976, Kriel was embroiled in a scandal over nude photographs that were leaked and appeared in the media and on the front page of the Sunday Times. Roy Hilligenn, Mr. America of 1951 took the photographs and sold them to a British newspaper for R100 000. The photos revealed Kriel on vacation sunbathing nude and the nudism of those around her such as her boyfriend, Richard Loring and Hilligenn and his family.[6]

She married the entertainment and casino magnate, Sol Kerzner in 1980 before divorcing five years later.[7] She converted to Judaism in Switzerland and married the millionaire horsebreeder, the late Phil Tucker at his family's Israel mansion in 1989.[8] They also had two daughters together, Tayla and Whitney. Kriel filed for divorce in 1994[9] and in 2000 was locked in a custody battle with Tucker.[10] Kriel later married Peter Bacon, a CEO and former protégé of Kerzner.[11] In 1997, Kriel and Kerzner sought an interdict against Jonathan Ball Publishers Ltd. and Allan Breenblo over Breenblo's Kerzner Unauthorised, an unauthorised biography of Kerzner. They claimed that the content would infringe on their reputations.[12] In 2007, Kriel, a Goldin family friend, attended the murder trials of actor Brett Goldin and fashion designer, Richard Bloom.[13]

As a student, she lived in Huis Asterhof, Vergeet-my-nie back then, whilst studying drama at the University of Pretoria.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1975 Somer
1978 Someone Like You
1981 Kill and Kill Again Kandy Kane
1985 Van der Merwe PI[14]
1990 Reason to Die Lena

References[edit]

  1. ^ Motel View Victoria University Press. 1992. pp. 60
  2. ^ Allan, Jani (1980s). Face Value. Longstreet. 
  3. ^ a b A Race Apart: the beauty queens of the apartheid era The Times. 25 June 2010
  4. ^ South Africa's Vinyl Music History Rock.co.za. Retrieved on 15 September 2012
  5. ^ Anneline Kriel - He Took Off my Romeos Soundcloud. Retrieved on 15 September 2012
  6. ^ A Century of Sundays: 100 Years of Breaking News in the Sunday Times, 1906-2006 2006. pp. 229
  7. ^ The Sun king Daily Telegraph. 18 July 2004
  8. ^ The Adventures of Rabbi Arieh: A Destined Mission Around the World iUniverse. 2009. pp. 187
  9. ^ Tucker's funeral an understated affair IOL. 30 May 2008
  10. ^ Anneline in court in custody battle IOL. 11 May 2000
  11. ^ Peter Bacon: He's come from the casinos of Sun City to play one-armed bandits in Britain The Independent. 19 September 2004
  12. ^ South African High Court prohibits the publication of Kerzner Unauthorised Retrieved on 14 September 2012
  13. ^ Goldin, Bloom murder trial postponed to May Mail & Guardian. 5 March 2007
  14. ^ VAN DER MERWE P.I. MNET. Retrieved on 15 September 2012

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
United Kingdom Helen Morgan
Miss World
1974
Succeeded by
Puerto Rico Wilnelia Merced

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eProp.co.za
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:30:03 -0700

He has four previous wives (including a Miss World, Anneline Kriel), supermodel girlfriends and allegations of bribery from back in the days of the bantustans. He is prominent on London's social and philanthropic scene. So what now for this notoriously ...
 
SA Commercial Prop News
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:32:39 -0700

He has four previous wives (including a Miss World, Anneline Kriel), supermodel girlfriends and allegations of bribery from back in the days of the bantustans. He is prominent on London's social and philanthropic scene. So what now for this notoriously ...
 
The New Age Online
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 06:21:52 -0700

Two years after its official inception, Penny Coelen was crowned Miss South Africa in 1958 and she went on to become Miss World. Anneline Kriel became 1974's Miss World at age 19 after the UK's Helen Morgan had resigned only four days after her victory.
 
Rapport
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:02:31 -0700

Strauss word deur baie kenners in die modelbedryf beskou as die nuwe Anneline Kriel of Penny Coelen. Dié twee vorige Mej. Suid-Afrikas was ook nie net vel en been nie en het kurwes gehad. Kriel het al vertel sy het jare lank net van slaaiblare en jogurt ...
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