Brooke Shields was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City. She received a bachelor's degree in French literature from Princeton University in 1987. She is an actress and model. She appeared in several movies including Pretty Baby, The Blue Lagoon, and Endless Love. She starred in the television shows Suddenly Susan and Lipstick Jungle. She appeared in several Broadway productions including Grease, Cabaret, and Chicago. She is the author of On Your Own, Down Came the Rain, and There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me.