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Brooke Shields          

Actress & Mental Health Advocate

Brooke Shields, known for her roles in Blue Lagoon and Suddenly Susan, is a highly accomplished television, film, and theater actress as well as businesswoman, author, and model.

Shields became an international fixation at an early age after starring in Franco Zeffirelli's Blue Lagoon and in the famous Calvin Klein jeans campaign that made her an icon of the fashion world at age 15. Since then, she has graced the covers of hundreds of magazines - most notably Time as the "Face of the Eighties" and Life on three separate occasions.

Shields has worked with such film greats as Susan Sarandon, Shelley Winters, Henry and Peter Fonda, George Burns, Charles Durning, and Hal Holbrook. Her role as glamorous San Francisco magazine writer "Susan Keane" in Suddenly Susan won her two Golden Globe nominations for best actress in a TV series and a People's Choice Award.

Her other awards include four other People's Choice Awards and the Genii Award for Outstanding Success in Television, Stellar Achievements in Television Performances, and Good Citizenship in the Television Community. She is also the proud recipient of the first annual Fun, Fearless, Female Award from Cosmopolitan magazine.

Shields attended Princeton University where she studied theatre. After graduation, she made her Broadway debut as "Rizzo" in the hit musical "Grease," earning the Theatre World Award in 1994 for outstanding debut on Broadway.

Brooke Shields is the author of The Brooke Book, On Your Own, and Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression. A strong advocate for children's rights and literacy, she is also the author of a number of children's books, the latest of which is It's the Best Day Ever, Dad!

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Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression

Overcoming Tobacco Addiction

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