Nigella Lawson


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Born Nigella Lucy Lawson on Jan. 6, 1960, she was the daughter of Nigel Lawson, who as Chancellor of the Exchequer under Margaret Thatcher, was the second most powerful figure in British politics after the prime minister; her mother was socialite Vanessa Salmon, whose family co-owned Joseph Lyons and Co., the largest food empire in the United Kingdom. Lawson's early years were difficult ones - her parents' careers required them to move repeatedly, which played havoc with her schooling. Despite this, she attended Oxford University in 1979 and graduated with a degree in Medieval and modern languages. Shortly afterwards, Lawson's mother - who had divorced her father in 1980 and later married th...

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2013 Taste
2012 ABC / Kinetic Content / Cooking Reality Project
2011 Around the World in 80 Plates
2009 Iron Chef America: Super Chef Battle
2009 Super Chef Battle: An Iron Chef America Event
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