Jean Shrimpton

Model + Actress + Supermodel
Born Nov 7, 1942
Age 72
Hometown Buckinghamshire, ...
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Measurements 34
Nationality English
High School Lucie Clayton`s m...
Other Names The Shrimp

Jean Rosemary Shrimpton is an English model and actress. She was an icon of Swinging London and is considered to be one of the world's first supermodels. She appeared on covers such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Elle, Ladies' Home Journal, Newsweek, and Time magazines. She starred alongside Paul Jones in the 1967 film Privilege.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Aug 08, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Jul 04, 2013
  • Vanity Fair: Karlie Kloss Is 'Terrified To Have A Bad Hair Day' Now That You're All Obsessed With Her Hair Cut
    Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2013
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    Huffington Post - Dec 04, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jean Shrimpton.


1942 Birth Born on November 7, 1942.


1960 17 Years Old In 1960, aged 17, she began modelling, appearing on the covers of popular magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Vanity Fair. … Read More


1963 20 Years Old Glamour named her "Model of The Year" in June 1963. … Read More
1964 21 Years Old …  Duffy told Bailey she was too posh for him, but Bailey was undeterred, and he and Shrimpton subsequently had a relationship for four years, ending in 1964. … Read More


1979 36 Years Old She married photographer Michael Cox in 1979 at Penzance register office when she was four months pregnant with their son Thaddeus (born in 1979). … Read More


2012 69 Years Old On 26 January 2012 the story of her relationship with David Bailey was dramatised in a BBC Four film, We'll Take Manhattan, with Karen Gillan playing the part of Shrimpton. … Read More
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