Nick Kamen, the model who shot to fame after starring in an iconic TV ad for Levis jeans, has died at the age of 59.The Essex-born model and singer was best known for starring in the 1985 ad, which saw him strip to his underwear in a laundrette.It shot him to international fame and launched his singing career, which saw him reach the Top 10 with the Madonna-penned hit, Each Time You Break My Heart.Following the news of his death, Nick’s friend Boy George paid tribute, sharing a throwback picture of them together, which he captioned: “R.I.P to the most beautiful and sweetest man Nick Kamen.” View this post on InstagramA post shared by Boy George (@boygeorgeofficial)The model was aged just 18 when he shot the career-changing Levis ad.In the clip, he is seen stripping off and washing his clothes in front of a host of onlookers in a laundrette to the sound of Marvin Gaye’s 1968 hit Heard It Through The Grapevine. The advert caught the eye of many - including Madonna - who provided backing vocals on his biggest hit.In a BBC radio interview in 1986 Madonna said she was inspired by Nick’s “charisma” and “beautiful voice”.His music career spanned four albums between 1987 and 1992. He also enjoyed huge European success with the song I Promised Myself.
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