Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Brooke Shields

Born May 31, 1965
Shields' career as a model began in the mid 1960s as an infant. Her first job was for Ivory soap shot by Francesco Scavullo. She continued as a successful child model.Shields was the youngest fashion model to ever appear on the cover of the top fashion publication Vogue magazine.TIME magazine reported, in its February 9, 1981 cover story, that her day rate as a model was $10,000
Shields first major film role was her 1978 appearance in Louis Malle's Pretty Baby, a movie in which she played a child living in a brothel (an
d in which there were numerous nude scenes). Because she was only 12 when the film was released, and possibly 11 when it was filmed.Shields has appeared in a number of television shows, the most successful being the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan, in which she starred from 1996 until 2000 and which earned her a People's Choice Award in the category of Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series in 1997 and two Golden Globe nominations

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