Brooke Shields was born on May 31, 1965 in New York, New
Brook Played an eight legged spider Brooke Shields brought to
life Miss Spider's voice in MISS SPIDER'S SUNNY PATCH KIDS.
In 1978, Brooke Shields (age 12) played a child Prostitute in the film PRETTY BABY. This role brought Brooke Shields
alot of controvery and brought her to the forefront of attention.
Brook was a teen idol. Her next film was THE BLUE LAGOON This was story of two children who are stranded on a tropical
island. In the waters of the Blue Lagoon, Brooke Shields was able to discover
sex and love. Brooke Shields co started in the Blue Lagoon with Christopher
While Filming THE BLUE LAGOON, trying to hit Brooke Shields breast was quite a challenge. They glued Brooke's hair to her breasts to cover
Brook named one of the most glamorous women of all time by Harper's
Bazaar magazine. The other actors named on the list included Coco Chanel,
Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Nicole Kidman (2004).
In 1976, Brooke Shields was the youngest guest star on the
hit series THE MUPPET SHOW. Shields also appeared in the final
season when she was 15 years old.
The John Willis screen world listed Brooke Shields as one
of twelve Promising New Actors of 1978 in, Vol. 30.
Taking a hard honest look at herself and other women. Brooke
Shields puts her feeling down on papers talking about her
experience after childbirth. This book as a huge sucess made
it to number 6 on the New York times Best Sellers list. The
book is called Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum
In 2005, Brooke Shields was named one of the 20th Century's
100 most beautiful women in the British magazine; Harpers
& Queen. A few other stars on this honoring list were Vivien
Leigh, Lauren Bacall, Josephine Baker, and Catherine Deneuve.
In the opening credits and in a couple episodes of SUDDENLY
SUSAN. We can see Brooke Shields showing off her jazz dance
By the time Brooke Shields was sixteen years old, she was
already famous as a model. Shields has made it to the cover
of every major fashion magazine including; Cosmopolitan, Elle,
Glamour, Harper's Bazaar, Mademoiselle, Seventeen, and Vogue.
Just between the years 1980 to 1987, Shields graced the cover
of American Vogue thirteen times Shields was also the youngest
model ever to make it onto the cover of Cosmopolitan.
Brooke Shields has also been on the cover or the jacket sleeve
of several books including Helene by John Bowers, I Love Ice
Cream by Carolyn Vosburg Hall, and The hardcover version of
the novel Evalore by Eva Jones has a close-up photo of Brooke
on the dust jacket, Copies of the novel with the dust jacket
intact are collectables.
Elsie Moore is Brooke Shields great-grandmother, she was
the sister of Glenn Close's grandfather.
People Magazine has selected Brooke Shields numerous times,
in 1978, 1980, and 1996. Brooke Shields was chosen as one of
the most intriguing people of the year by People Magazine.
Also in 1996 and 2000, Shield was chosen as one of the 50 most
beautiful people in the world by People Magazine. To think
she started her career in a TV commercial for Ivory soap then
Calvin klein Jeans.
Playing the role of Susan Keane Browne, Brooke Shields had
the title role on the SUDDENLY SUSAN TV series.
Brooke Shields's other notable credits include...