With Brooke Shields at such a young age, she was given a body double to act in sex scenes between the two characters in Blue Lagoon. Shields wore a long wig that was taped down. Brooke Shields always had to have her hair glued to her chest for the other scenes.
Brooke Shields attended the New Lincoln School until eighth grade, and eventually graduated from the Dwight-Englewood School in Englewood, New Jersey, in 1983.
Brooke Shields starred in several dramas in the 1980s, including The Blue Lagoon (1980), and Franco Zeffirelli’s Endless Love (1981). Brooke Shields made her feature film debut in the New Jersey-shot horror film Alice, Sweet Alice (1976).
Brooke Shields voiced Beverly Goodman in the Adult Swim animated series Mr. Pickles (2014–2019) and its spinoff Momma Named Me Sheriff.
Brooke Shields recurred during Season Nineteen of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Sheila Porter, the maternal grandmother of Olivia Benson’s adopted son, Noah Porter.