Shields, Brooke 1965-

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Shields, Brooke 1965-


Full name, Brooke Christa Shields; born May 31, 1965, in New York, NY; daughter of Frank (a cosmetics executive) and Teri (a manager, model, and cosmetologist) Shields; married Andre Agassi (a professional tennis player), April 19, 1997 (marriage annulled, April 9, 1999); married Chris Henchy (a writer and producer), April 4, 2001; children: (second marriage) Rowan Francis, Grier Hammond. Education: Princeton University, B.A., French literature, 1987. Religion: Roman Catholic.


Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actress. Member of the theatre musical group Triangle. Began career as a model for Ivory Snow soap at age eleven months; appeared on more than thirty magazine covers in 1981; appeared on the covers of several books and album covers; appeared in Simplicity pattern books; appeared in advertisements for Breck shampoo, Carter's pajamas, Colgate toothpaste, Band-Aid bandages, Calvin Klein jeans, J. C. Penney department stores, Revlon, Gerarad Darel, The Gap, Charlie, Dolce & Gabbana, Gianni Versace, Bright Beginnings Instant Baby Formula, Cannon Mills, Love's Baby Soft, Jones New York, and Sears Roebuck and Co.; appeared in numerous television commercials, including Band-Aid, 1970, Calvin Klein Jeans, 1980, Wella Balsam shampoo, 1981, American Lung Association, 1981, The Brooke Shields doll, 1982, Arrid Extra Dry deodorant, 1984, President and First Lady Health and Racquetball Clubs, 1985, Foxy Lettuce, 1989, Durasoft Colors contact lenses, 1992, Ivory Soap, 2000, Southern California Ford Dealers, 2004, and Colgate toothpaste, 2006; appeared as herself, Tom Green Live!, an Internet series, 2006.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nomination, best juvenile actress in a motion picture, 1979, for Just You and Me, Kid; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actress in a major motion picture, 1980, for The Blue Lagoon; Star Presenter of the Year Award, 1980; Young Artist Award nomination, best young motion picture actress, 1981, for Endless Love; People's Choice Awards, favorite young performer, 1981, 1982, 1983, and 1984; People's Choice Award, favorite female performer in a new television series, 1997; Woman of the Year Award, United Service Organizations, 1986; Face of the 80s Award, Time magazine; Theatre World Special Award, 1995, for Grease; Golden Globe Award nominations, best actress in a comedy or musical television series, 1997 and 1998, and Golden Satellite Award nominations, best actress in a comedy or musical television series, International Press Academy, 1998 and 1999, all for Suddenly Susan; New American Cinema Award (with others), ensemble cast performance, Seattle International Film Festival, 1999, for The Weekend; Golden Gate Award, GLAAD Media Awards, 2002.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Karen Spages, Alice, Sweet Alice (also known as Communion and Holy Terror), Allied Artists, 1978.

Violet, Pretty Baby, Paramount, 1978.

Tita Stepanowicz, The King of the Gypsies, Paramount, 1978.

Kate, Just You and Me, Kid, United Artists, 1979.

Brenda Louise Davenport/"Tilt," Tilt, Warner Bros., 1979.

Title role, Wanda Nevada, United Artists, 1979.

(Uncredited) Herself, An Almost Perfect Affair, 1979.

Jade Butterfield, Endless Love, Universal, 1980.

Emmeline, The Blue Lagoon, Columbia, 1980.

Herself, An Adventure in Filmmaking: The Making of "The Blue Lagoon," 1980.

Herself, The Muppets Take Manhattan, TriStar, 1984.

Dale Gordon, Sahara, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

The Big Apple Movie, Edward Ditterline Entertainment, 1989.

Title role, Brenda Starr, Triumph, 1989.

Stewardess, Speed Zone! (also known as Cannonball Fever), Orion, 1990.

Stevie Bloom, Backstreet Dreams (also known as Back Street Dreams and Backstreet Strays), Vidmark Entertainment, 1990.

Christine Shaye, Running Wild (also known as Born Wild), 1992.

Greta Berling, Un amore americano, 1992.

Cohost, Legends of the West, 1992.

Skye Daley, Freaked (also known as Hideous Mutant Freekz), 1993.

Kate Fletcher, The Seventh Floor, 1994.

Herself, Scratch the Surface (documentary), 1997.

Herself, Junket Whore, 1998.

Lily, The Misadventures of Margaret (also known as Les folies de Margaret), Shaw Brothers, 1998.

Nina, The Weekend, Strand Releasing, 1999.

Sam Donager, Black and White, Screen Gems, 1999.

Buckley, The Bachelor, New Line Cinema, 1999.

Kate, After Sex, Cutting Edge Entertainment, 2000.

Herself, Massholes, 2000.

Herself, Mayor of the Sunset Strip (documentary), First Look International, 2003.

Charlene Taylor, Mariti in affitto (also known as Our Italian Husband), 2004.

Voice of Horrible Harriet Hare, The Easter Egg Adventures, 2004.

Anne Jamieson, Bob the Butler, 2005.

Herself, The Outsider (documentary), 2005.

Herself, Lightfield's Home Videos, 2006.

Mrs. Hart, National Lampoon's "Bag Boy," 2007.

Susan Hoff, Midnight Meat Train, 2008.

Voice, Justice League: The New Frontier (animated), Warner Home Video, 2008.

Also appeared in The Actor.

Film Work:

Song performer, "Wings of Paradise," Running Wild (also known as Born Wild), 1992.

Television Appearances; Series:

Elizabeth Harrington, The Doctors, NBC, 1982.

Susan Keane Browne, Suddenly Susan, 1996-2000.

Pamela Burkhart, That '70s Show, Fox, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dr. Honey Beth Taft, Nothing Lasts Forever (also known as Sidney Sheldon's "Nothing Lasts Forever"), CBS, 1995.

Shirley Heller, Widows, ABC, 2002.

Betsy Tannenbaum, Gone But Not Forgotten (also known as Phillip Margolin's "Gone But Not Forgotten "), Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Quentin's daughter, After the Fall, 1974.

Kristin, The Prince of Central Park, CBS, 1977.

Laura, Wet Gold, ABC, 1984.

Change of Heart, 1987.

Tara Holden, The Diamond Trap (also known as The Great Diamond Robbery), CBS, 1988.

Laura Black, I Can Make You Love Me (also known as Stalking Laura), CBS, 1993.

Greta, Un amore americano (also kwon as An American Love), 1994.

Mimi Wolverton, Freeway, HBO, 1996.

Cyndee Lafrance, The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery, CBS, 1999.

Janine Nielssen, What Makes a Family, Lifetime, 2000.

Voice of Miss Spider, Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids, Nickelodeon, 2001.

Betsy Tannenbaum, Gone, But Not Forgotten, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Ringmaster, Circus of the Stars 4, CBS, 1979.

Presenter, The 51st Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1979.

Female team member, Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 5, CBS, 1980.

Ringmaster, Circus of the Stars 5, 1980.

Hostess, Men Who Rate a Ten, NBC, 1980.

Bob Hope for President, NBC, 1980.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Look at TV's Prime Time Wars, NBC, 1980.

Henry Fonda oder die qualitat der prairie, 1980.

The Bob Hope Christmas Special Show and All-Star Comedy Special (also known as The Bob Hope Christmas Special), 1980.

Ringmaster, Circus of the Stars 6, CBS, 1981.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's 30th Anniversary TV Special (also known as The Bob Hope Anniversary Special), NBC, 1981.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party at West Point, NBC, 1981.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Spring Fling of Comedy and Glamour (also known as Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy), NBC, 1981.

The All-Star Salute to Mother's Day, 1981.

The Barbara Walters Special (also known as Barbara Walters: Interviews of a Lifetime and The Barbara Walters Summer Special), 1981.

Presenter, The 53rd Annual academy Awards, ABC, 1981.

The Bob Hope Christmas Special, 1981.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Birthday at Annapolis (also known as All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis), NBC, 1982.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season—G Rated—with Glamour, Glitter and Gags (also known as Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season, G-Rated, with Glamour, Glitter and Gags), NBC, 1982.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love—Beautiful but Funny (also known as Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny), NBC, 1982.

Bob Hope Special: The Bob Hope Christmas Special, NBC, 1982.

Performer, Circus of the Stars 7, CBS, 1982.

Night of 100 Stars, 1982.

Performer, Circus of the Stars 8, CBS, 1983.

Bob Hope Special: Happy Birthday, Bob!, NBC, 1983.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Merry Christmas Show, NBC, 1983.

Animals Are the Funniest People, 1983.

Blondes vs. Brunettes, 1984.

Salute to Lady Liberty, 1984.

The Funniest Joke I Ever Heard, 1984.

Ringmaster, Circus of the Stars 9, CBS, 1984.

Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's USO Christmas Special in Beirut, NBC, 1984.

Bob Hope Special: Ho Ho Hope's Jolly Christmas Hour, NBC, 1984.

Guest performer, Olympic Gala, 1984.

Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars (also known as Bob Hope's "Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars"), 1984.

Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming, NBC, 1985.

Exciting People, Exotic Places, syndicated, 1985.

The Night of One Hundred Stars II, ABC, 1985.

The Bob Hope Christmas Show, NBC, 1985.

Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz, 1985.

All-Star Tribute to General Jimmy Doolittle, syndicated, 1986.

Bob Hope's Bagful of Christmas Cheer, NBC, 1986.

Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday, NBC, 1986.

Bob Hope's Christmas Show—A Snow Job in Florida, NBC, 1987.

Bob Hope's High Flying Birthday Extravaganza, NBC, 1987.

The Television Academy Hall of Fame (also known as The 4th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame), Fox, 1987.

Bob Hope's Winterfest Christmas Show, NBC, 1987.

Change of Heart, 1987.

Hope News Network (also known as Bob Hope's News Network), NBC, 1988.

United We Stand, syndicated, 1988.

Song performer, "Travelin' Man" and "Oscar and Me," Happy Birthday, Bob—Fifty Stars Salute Your Fifty Years with NBC, NBC, 1988.

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1988.

Best Catches, CBS, 1989.

Ooh-La-La, It's Bob Hope's Fun Birthday Spectacular from Paris's Bicentennial, NBC, 1989.

Night of One Hundred Stars III (also known as Night of One Hundred Stars), NBC, 1990.

Song performer, "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand," Bob Hope's USO Road to the Berlin Wall and Moscow, NBC, 1990.

Voices That Care, Fox, 1991.

Song performer, "Voices That Care," Bob Hope's Yellow Ribbon Party (also known as Yellow Ribbon Party), NBC, 1991.

Welcome Home America! A USO Salute to America's Sons and Daughters, 1991.

Desperately Seeking Roger, 1991.

Legends of the West with Jack Palance, 1992.

Los Angeles host, Star-athon '92: A Weekend with the Stars, 1992.

Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years, NBC, 1993.

The Rich and Famous 1993 World's Best, syndicated, 1993.

The 35th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1993.

Voice of Pomfret witness, The Roots of Roe, 1993.

Host, The 8th Annual Genesis Awards, Discovery Channel, 1994.

Legends in Light (also known as Legends in Light: The Photography of George Hurrell), TNT, 1995.

Las Vegas!, The Travel Channel, 1997.

Presenter, The 11th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1997.

The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1997.

AFI's 100 Years100 Movies, 1998.

Host, Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1998.

Sex with Cindy Crawford, ABC, 1998.

Presenter, The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1999.

Presenter, The 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 1999.

David Strickland: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Presenter, The 28th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2001.

Intimate Portrait: Brooke Shields, Lifetime, 2001.

Host, Fear No More: Stop Violence Against Women, Lifetime, 2002.

I Love the '80s, VH1, 2002.

100 Years of Hope and Humor, NBC, 2003.

The Desilu Story: The Rags to Riches Success of the Desilu Empire, Bravo, 2003.

Performer, Broadway on Broadway, NBC, 2004.

Performer, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 2004.

40 Dumbest Celeb QuotesEver, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Wendy, Lipstick Jungle, NBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself and Alice, The Muppet Show, 1980.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1982.

Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1982, 1984.

"Wetten, dass …? aus Innsbruck," Wetten, dass …?, 1985.

Regis Philbin's Lifestyles (also known as The Regis Philbin Show), 1985.

Vanessa Foster, "Leaping of the Shrew—September 27, 1956," Quantum Leap, 1992.

Voice, "The Front," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1993.

Norma, "Came the Dawn," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1993.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 1995, 2004.

Erika Ford, "The One after the Super Bowl," Friends, NBC, 1996.

Herself, "The Book," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1997.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1997, 2001, 2006.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (also known as Conan O'Brien), NBC, 1999, 2004.

Erlene Noodleman, Nina's sister, "Erlene and Boo," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 2001.

Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2003.

Voice of Cassandra Harrison, "Future Ex-Wife," Gary the Rat, TNN, 2003.

Corazon, corazon, 2004.

Ivy Tyler, "Poison Ivy," I'm With Her, ABC, 2004.

The View, ABC, 2004, 2005, 2007.

The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2005.

Breakfast, BBC, 2005.

Nigella, 2005.

"Blue Balls Lagoon," Entourage, HBO, 2005.

"Brooke Shields," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

"Child Stars II: Growing Up Hollywood," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2005.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2005.

Corazon de …, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Herself, "The Final Goodbye," That '70s Show, Fox, 2006.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2006.

(Uncredited) Canada A.M. (also kwon as Canada A.M. Weekend), CTV, 2006.

Kelly Sloane-Raines, "Siren Call," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2006.

Faith Wolper, "Cindy Plumb," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006.

Faith Wolper, "Faith Wolper, Ph.D," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006.

Faith Wolper, "Diana Lubey," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2006, 2007.

One O'Clock News (also known as BBC News at One O'Clock and BBC One O'Clock News), 2007.

BBC Four News (also known as The World), BBC Four, 2007.

Danielle, "That's Summer Sausage, Not Salami," Two and a Half Men, CBS, 2007.

Voice of Julie, "Riddler's Revenge," The Batman (animated), The CW, 2007.

Miley's mom, "I Am Hannah, Hear Me Croak," Hannah Montana, Disney Channel, 2007.

Also appeared in The Dennis Miller Show; The Tonight Show with Joan Rivers; The Word; as herself, "To asteri mou," Hi Rock.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, Suddenly Susan, 1998-2000.

Stage Appearances:

Night of One Hundred Stars, Radio City Music Hall, New York City, 1982.

(Broadway debut) Suzanne, The Eden Cinema, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Rizzo, Grease!, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1994-95.

The Vagina Monologues, Los Angeles, 2001.

Sally Bowles, Cabaret, Kit Kat Klub, New York City, 2001.

The Exonerated, 45 Bleecker, New York City, 2003.

The 24 Hour Plays 2003, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2003.

The 24 Hour Plays 2004, American Airlines Theatre, 2004.

Ruth Sherwood, Wonderful Town, Al Hirschfield Theatre, New York City, 2004-2005.

(London debut) Roxie Hart, Chicago, West End production, then Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Also appeared as Melissa Gardner, Love Letters.



The Brooke Book, Pocket Books (New York City), 1978.

On Your Own, Villard Books, 1985.

Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression, Hyperion, 2005.



Bonderoff, Jason, Brooke: An Unauthorized Biography, Zebra Books, 1981.

Garnet, Reading Brooke Shields: The Garden of Failure, Semiotext, 1995.

Italia, Bob, Brooke Shields, Abdo and Daughters, 1992.

Newsmakers, Issue 3, Gale Group, 1996.


Advocate, April 25, 2000, p. 48; January 30, 2001, p. 28.

Movieline, October, 1999, p. 46.

People Weekly, March 15, 1999, p. 220; April 26, 1999, p. 90; July 31, 2000, p. 138.

Rolling Stone, October 3, 1996, p. 46.

Theatre Week, January 16, 1996, p. 13.

Time, July 31, 2000, p. 17.

TV Guide, January 13, 2001, p. 31.

Us, September, 1996, p. 72.

Us Weekly, January 29, 2001, p. 54.