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We offer today to get to know another Hollywood celebrity - Brooke Shields, who in the past was a very successful model, and then realized herself as an actress. Most viewers know her for her roles in the films The Bachelor, After Sex, Black and White, as well as in the popular TV series called Two and a Half Men.
Brooke Shields: photo, biography
The future Hollywood star was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City, USA. Soon after the birth, her parents divorced, and the mother, who at that time was already well over thirty, decided to devote herself entirely to raising her daughter. Terri Shields certainly wanted to make a real star out of Brooke. To be fair, she did a pretty good job of it!
First steps in film career
Thanks to the efforts of her mother, Brooke first appeared on the screen, not yet reaching the age of one. It was shooting for advertising children's cosmetics. So cute babydirectors liked that she often appeared on blue screens. She was filmed to advertise a wide variety of children's products: clothes, toothpaste, shampoos, etc.
Brook's debut on the big screen also took place at a very young age. She took part in the filming of the series "Ivory" by Francesco Scavullo. It was then that she was noticed and taken under her wing by agent Eileen Ford, who later stated that it was little Brooke who inspired her to open a children's acting unit. This was followed by the girl's participation in projects such as The Muppet Show and Ellis, Ellis Sweet (1976), as well as The Gypsy King (1978).
In 1975, ten-year-old Brooke Shields, with the approval of her mother, took part in the filming of a candid photo shoot for Playboy Press. The girl posed completely naked. Later, she tried several times to sue the publication for the rights to shoot and negatives, but nothing came of it.
In 1980, Shields became the youngest model to be featured on the cover of Vogue magazine. In the same year, she starred in a provocative advertisement for Calvin Klein jeans. As a result, by the age of sixteen, Brooke has become one of the most recognizable models in the world. In 1981, she made $10,000 a day.
Brooke Shields: filmography, continuation of film career
Despite her daughter's success as a model and shooting commercials, her mother was unhappy, believing that this was not enough. So, in 1978, she approved Brooke's participation in the film "Pretty Child" directed by Louis Malle. In this pictureShields played her first big role. The fact that Brooke's heroine was an underage prostitute didn't bother Terry at all. This work brought Brooke great fame, making her a young sex symbol. However, such a rapid pace of growing up could not but affect the psyche of the girl. By the way, her father, Frank Shields, and the family psychiatrist were categorically against the role of Brooke in the Pretty Child. But the mother was adamant.
In 1980, a film called "The Blue Lagoon" was released on the big screens. Brooke Shields in this picture played a major role. The plot of the film tells about the beautiful love story of a young couple who find themselves on a picturesque desert island. The tape has become very popular, especially among teenagers. In addition, the film was nominated for prestigious film awards such as Oscar and Golden Globe.
A year later, young Brooke Shields starred in Zefirelli's film "Endless Love". After her role in this film, the actress and model began to be called the face of the 80s. In this project, the acting debut of today's star of the first magnitude, Tom Cruise, also took place.
In 1983 and 1984, Brooke Shields, whose filmography at that time already included several successful films, starred in films such as Sahara and The Muppets Take Manhattan. Despite the fact that the roles she performed were insignificant, the audience remembered them for a long time. Then, after a short break, the actress took part in projects such as The Diamond Trap (1988), Brenda Starr (1989) and The Speed Zone (1989).
Brooke's career has steadily taken off. She has consistently impressed audiences with both her attractive looks and talented acting. After taking part in the filming of such films as Slum Dreams (1990), Runaways (1992) and Obrazina (1993), Shields switched to working in series. So, she played Kelly in Law & Order, where she worked on the set with Sam Waterston, S. Epat Merkerson and Jerry Orbach. In addition, Brooke periodically starred in the popular TV series Friends, playing a minor role.
Between 1996 and 2000, Shields was involved in the project "Unpredictable Susan", where she played the main character. Brooke did not refuse to shoot in full-length films. So, in 1999, she shone in the romantic comedy directed by Gary Signor called The Bachelor. In the same year, she starred in the film "Black and White", where she appeared as the wife of the main character played by Robert Downey Jr.
The advent of the new millennium has changed nothing in the career of a young woman. Films with Brooke Shields continued to appear on the big screens regularly. So, in 2000, she starred in the comedy After Sex, where Mila Kunis, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Jane Seymour became her partners on the set. From 2003 to 2009, Brooke periodically starred in the popular TV series Two and a Half Men, and in 2004-2007 she took part in the work on the Encirclement project.
In recent years, Shields canhas been seen in films such as Midnight Express (2008), Castro's Daughter (2010), How to Marry a Billionaire (2011), as well as the series Lipstick Jungle, Hannah & Montana, and There are worse.”
Brook Shields is credited with a huge number of novels with a variety of men, including many celebrities: George Michael, Liam Neeson, Michael Jackson, Dodi al-Fayed and others. However, in 1997, the successful model and actress decided to tie the knot with the famous tennis player Andre Agassi. Brooke's mother was categorically against this wedding, but her daughter did not listen to her. But in vain. Soon the couple cooled off towards each other and filed for divorce in 1999.
The second time Brooke Shields married in 2001. Producer Chris Henchy became her chosen one. According to the actress herself, he literally made her dreams of a normal family come true. Today Brooke is happily married. Together with her husband, they are raising two lovely daughters.
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