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Genealogy series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' to feature Cynthia Nixon, Rachel McAdams

Genealogy series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' to feature Cynthia Nixon, Rachel McAdams

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 4 (UPI) --"Sex & the City" actress Cynthia Nixon and "The Notebook" star Rachel McAdams will explore their heritage on the upcoming season of "Who Do You Think You Are?"
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Princeton Triangle Club accountant charged with embezzlement

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A Princeton Triangle Club accountant has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the college theatrical troupe, New Jersey officials said Monday.
Brooke Shields: Agassi promised difficult divorce of they'd had kids

Brooke Shields: Agassi promised difficult divorce of they'd had kids

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Brooke Shields said ex-husband Andre Agassi told her he would have made their divorce difficult for her if they had children together.
Brooke Shields criticizes Miley Cyrus' VMAs performance

Brooke Shields criticizes Miley Cyrus' VMAs performance

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Brooke Shields, who played the mother of Miley Cyrus' character on "Hannah Montana," says the pop star seemed "desperate" on stage at the VMAs show in New York.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 31, 2013.
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Brooke Shields' mom, Teri, dead at 79

Brooke Shields' mom, Teri, dead at 79

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Teri Shields, the mother of U.S. actress and model Brooke Shields, has died in New York after a long illness related to dementia, a family spokesman said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 31, 2012.
By United Press International

South Africa film-maker mauled by tiger

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, March 29 (UPI) -- A wildlife documentary film-maker sustained serious injuries when he was mauled by a tiger on his farm in South Africa, officials said.
Off-Broadway's 'Love, Loss' set to close

Off-Broadway's 'Love, Loss' set to close

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Off-Broadway production of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is to close next month after more than 1,000 performances, producer Daryl Roth said Tuesday.
Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

Mathis, Hoty to star in 'Love, Loss'

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Dee Hoty, Samantha Mathis and Concetta Tomei are set to lead the next cast of the off-Broadway show "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," the play's producers said.
Shields joins B'way cast of 'Addams'

Shields joins B'way cast of 'Addams'

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- Brooke Shields has signed on to replace Bebe Neuwirth as macabre matriarch Morticia Addams in the Broadway musical "The Addams Family."
Brinkley to make B'way debut in 'Chicago'

Brinkley to make B'way debut in 'Chicago'

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Supermodel Christie Brinkley is to make her Broadway musical debut playing murderess Roxie Hart in "Chicago," the show's producers confirmed Monday.
Brooke Shields tackles new role

Brooke Shields tackles new role

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A theater version of the 1992 movie "Leap of Faith," starring Brooke Shields, took more than a decade to adapt for the stage, its director said.
Brooke Shields breaks hand during rehearsal

Brooke Shields breaks hand during rehearsal

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Actress Brooke Shields broke her hand while getting ready for a stage show in Los Angeles and is now wearing a cast.
Shields set to 'Leap' into B'way musical

Shields set to 'Leap' into B'way musical

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- Raul Esparza and Brooke Shields have signed on to star in the world premiere of the Broadway musical "Leap of Faith," the show's producers said Tuesday.
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Actress Brooke Shields speaks during the Michael Jackson public memorial service held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on July 7, 2009. The "King of Pop" died in Los Angeles on June 25 at age 50. (UPI Photo/Kevork Djansezian/Pool)
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Brooke Christa Shields (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress, author and model. Some of her better-known movies include Pretty Baby and The Blue Lagoon, as well as TV shows such as Suddenly Susan, That '70s Show and Lipstick Jungle.

Shields was born in New York City to Teri (née Schmon) and Frank Shields, who divorced several months after she was born. Through her father's side, she has Italian and French roots, along with high social position and relations to nobility. Her paternal grandmother was the Italian princess Donna Marina Torlonia. Shields was raised in the Catholic faith. She has two stepbrothers and three half-sisters.

When Shields was five days old, her mother openly stated she wanted her to be active in show business, "She's the most beautiful child and I'm going to help her with her career."

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