Jean Shrimpton

Born Nov 7, 1942

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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1942 Birth Born on November 6, 1942.


1960 17 Years Old 1 More Event
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 Shrimpton and Bailey began dating soon after they began working together and subsequently had a relationship for four years, ending in 1964. … Read More


1979 36 Years Old Shrimpton's other most celebrated romance was with actor Terence Stamp. In 1979, she married photographer Michael Cox at the registry office in Penzance, Cornwall when she was four months pregnant with their son Thaddeus, who was born that same year. … Read More


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