Archive for the 'Modeling' Category

BROOKE SHIELDS IS 51 TODAY


Brooke Christa Shields was born in New York City, New York.

In 1983, Shields abandoned her career as a model, which she began when
she was eleven months old, to attend Princeton University, where she
graduated with a bachelor’s degree
in French literature. In the 1990s,
Shields returned to acting, appearing in minor roles in films, and starred
in various television sitcom
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VETERAN STAGE ACTRESS IS 95 TODAY


Carol Elaine Channing was born in Seattle, Washington.

Broadway veteran Carol Channing is best known for her roles in Hello,
Dolly! and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She received an Oscar nomination,
a Golden Globe Award, and three Tony Awards. After attending high
school in San Francisco, she worked as a model in Los Angeles.

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TUESDAY WELD IS 72 TODAY

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Tuesday Weld (born Susan Ker Weld in New York City)

Teen flick actress Tuesday Weld starred in Wild in the Country (1961) with
Elvis Presley, and began a romance with him shortly after.

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Play
It As It Lays
(1972). She modeled as a child to help with her family’s financial
troubles.

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SWINGING SIXTIES MODEL IS 65 TODAY

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Twiggy (born Lesley Lawson in London, England) 

   

Twiggy was a fashion model known for her waif look during the 1960s. She
popularized the ‘bob’ haircut and heavy eye make up,

After modeling, Twiggy went on to enjoy a successful career as a screen,
stage and television actress.

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PEGGY LIPTON IS 66 TODAY

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Peggy Lipton (Margaret Ann Lipton)

Lipton is best remembered for her portrayal of flower child Julie Barnes
in the counterculture  ABC-TV show The Mod Squad (1968-1973). A
former model and singer, her career in film, stage and television has
spanned more than forty years.

 

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The main cast of The Mode Squad from left: Clarence Williams
III, Peggy
Lipton and Michael Cole

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