Shrimpton, Jean (1942–)

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Shrimpton, Jean (1942–)

British fashion model. Born Nov 7, 1942, in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England; m. Michael Cox (photographer), 1979; children: son Thaddeus (b. 1979).

One of the top models of the mid-'60s, appeared on the covers of numerous fashion magazines, most prominently Vogue, and was featured on the cover of Newsweek (May 1965).

See also Jean Shrimpton: An Autobiography (1990); and Women in World History.