Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields

Actress + Model
Born May 31, 1965

Brooke Shields is an American actress, model and former child star. Some of her better-known movies include Pretty Baby and The Blue Lagoon, as well as TV shows such as Suddenly Susan, That '70s Show, and Lipstick Jungle.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brooke Shields.


1965 Birth Born on May 31, 1965.
1966 1 Year Old Shields began her career as a model in 1966, when she was 11 months old. … Read More


1978 13 Years Old In 1978, when she was 12 years old, Shields played a child prostitute in the controversial film Pretty Baby. … Read More
1980 15 Years Old In 1980, the 14-year-old Shields was the youngest fashion model ever to appear on the cover of Vogue. … Read More
From 1981 to 1983, Shields, her mother, photographer Garry Gross, Playboy Press and the New York City Courts were involved in litigation over the rights to some photographs her mother had signed away to the photographer (when dealing with models who are also minors, a parent or legal guardian must sign such a release form while other agreements are subject to negotiation) which were originally intended to appear in a book titled Sugar and Spice to be published by Playboy Press. … Read More


1989 24 Years Old Shields is also a well-known vegan and an animal rights activist. However, despite coming out against the fur industry in 1989, Shields later went on to create her own mink fur coat at Kopenhagen Fur. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old …  Jackson stated in his 1993 interview with Oprah Winfrey that he was dating Shields at the time. … Read More


1997 32 Years Old Shields has been married twice. From 1997 to 1999, she was married to professional tennis player Andre Agassi; the couple had been together since 1993.
2001 36 Years Old Following her divorce from Agassi, she married television writer Chris Henchy in 2001, after they had met in 1999 through mutual friends. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Between April and May 2005, Shields spoke to magazines (such as Guideposts) and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to publicize her battle with postpartum depression, an experience that included depression, thoughts of suicide, an inability to respond to her baby's needs and delayed maternal bonding. … Read More
2006 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 31, 2006, according to, Cruise privately apologized to Shields for the incident. … Read More
In 2009, a picture of Brooke Shields naked, taken when she was 10, and included in a work by Richard Prince, Spiritual America, created a row. … Read More
2010 45 Years Old In 2010 and 2012, she made guest appearances on The Middle as the mother of a brood of terror-inducing children and the nemesis of Frankie Heck (played by Patricia Heaton). … Read More
2011 46 Years Old …  She took over the role of Morticia Addams in the Broadway musical The Addams Family on June 28, 2011.
2013 48 Years Old Starting in 2013, Shields has been an occasional guest co-host in the 9:00 hour of Today on NBC.
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