A New York City native, Brooke Shields is a a living Hollywood success story. A testament to the chance of child actor industry longevity, Ms. Shields has proved herself through a variety of roles. Since her breakout role in 1978's Pretty Baby Brooke has captivated audiences with her striking beauty and acting versatility. Her most memorable film role might be "Blue Lagoon," but she has made her name as a television star with countless hit-show guest appearances and as leading lady in the long-running series, "Suddenly Susan." She is currently starring as the dynamic film executive Wendy Healy in NBC's "Lipstick Jungle."