Brooke Shields initially fractured her femur in a “freak fall” from a balance board at a New York City gym back in January 2021. She required multiple surgeries to fix and later turned into a staph infection. She recovered for over 6 months.
In 1983, Brooke Shields suspended her career as a model to attend Princeton University, subsequently graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Romance languages.
Brooke Shields starred in several dramas in the 1980s, including The Blue Lagoon (1980), and Franco Zeffirelli’s Endless Love (1981). In 1993, Brooke Shields starred as Rizzo in the 1994 Broadway revival of Grease.
In a 1996 episode of the popular comedy sitcom Friends, Brooke Shields played Joey’s stalker. Since 2013, Brooke Shields has been an occasional guest co-host on the 9:00 hour of Today on NBC. In 1998, Shields played a lesbian, Lily, in The Misadventures of Margaret.
In 1983, Brooke Shields appeared on the cover of the September issue of Paris Vogue, the October and November issues of American Vogue, and the December edition of Italian Vogue.