Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields

Age
49
Birthday
May. 31st, 1965
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
6' 0

Brooke Shields' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Army Wives TV Show
Army Wives
Lipstick Jungle TV Show
Lipstick Jungle
Who Do You Think You Are? (US) TV Show
Who Do You Think You Are? (US)
Suddenly Susan TV Show
Suddenly Susan
100 Greatest Teen Stars TV Show
100 Greatest Teen Stars
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies TV Show
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies
Nigella (UK) TV Show
Nigella (UK)
Bob Hope for President TV Show
Bob Hope for President
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Furry Vengeance
2010 - The Other Guys
2008 - The Midnight Meat Train
2007 - Bag Boy
2005 - Bob the Butler
1999 - The Bachelor
1996 - Freeway
1993 - Freaked
1989 - Speed Zone!
1984 - The Muppets Take Manhattan
1981 - Endless Love
1980 - The Blue Lagoon
1979 - Tilt
1979 - Wanda Nevada
1979 - Just You and Me, Kid
1978 - King of the Gypsies
1978 - Pretty Baby
1976 - Communion

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Pamela Burkhart
7
Rita Glossner
3
Faith Wolper
3
Miley's Mom
3
Emmeline
2
Vanessa Foster
1
Danielle Stewert
1
Erlene
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

"Want to know what gets between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you hadn't heard of Brooke Shields before, this tag line from her 'Calvin Klein' Jeans ad had to grab your attention.

Not that she hadn't had a previous noteworthy resume. She was born in New York City in 1965 and, at age 12, she starred as a child prostitute in Pretty Baby (1978). Could this movie even be made today? It was considered risky and controversial in 1978. It was followed by another hit, The Blue Lagoon (1980).

Brooke has proved herself to be so much more than her early films. Her broad range of work as an adult would be quite an achievement for anyone, especially given how difficult transitioning from child actor to adult often is.

She has never stopped working, whether it be a 'Bob Hope' Christmas special, her own sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996) or as an author. She also managed to work on a degree from Princeton University. She has received a number of awards during her career, most notably The People's Choice award for 1981 through 1984 in the category of Favorite Young Performer. In 1997, she was honored again with The People's Choice award for Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series in 1997 for her work in Suddenly Susan (1996).

In her personal life, she was married in 1997 to tennis player 'Andre Agassi' and was devastated when they divorced two years later. She married for the second time in 2001 to 'Chris Henchy'. She has been open about using fertility treatments to become pregnant with their daughter, Rowan, born in 2003.

When suffering debilitating depression after the birth of her daughter, she made the decision to put her feelings down on paper. Her book, "Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression", takes a hard, honest look at what she and many other women experience after childbirth.

She still lives in New York, and is still sought after for work in movies, television, and on stage. Pretty nice list of achievements for the once 'Calvin Klein' jeans girl.


TRIVIA:
  • Appeared on the cover of the book "I Love Ice Cream" by Carolyn Vosburg Hall. Doubleday, 1976. ISBN 0-385-11266-1
  • Turned down the 'Kelly McGillis' (qv) role in _The Accused (1988)_ (qv).
  • (1980) Chosen as one of the most intriguing people of the year by People Magazine.
  • Dated 'Liam Neeson' (qv)
  • Youngest guest star of _"Fridays" (1980)_ (qv) on May 15, 1981. This broadcast occurred two weeks and two days before she turned 16 years old.
  • Her book "Down Came the Rain" debuted at number six on The New York Times Best Sellers list.
  • For her role in _The Blue Lagoon (1980)_ (qv), Shields became the first ever "Winner" of a Worst Actress RAZZIE Award. She went on to "win" several more RAZZIES, and in 2000 was nominated as Worst Actress of the Century.
  • Started her career in a TV commercial for Ivory soap.


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