BROOKE SHIELDS began her career at the age of 9. After receiving a degree in French Literature and graduating with honors from Princeton University, she made her Broadway debut in Grease for which she won the Theatre World Award for "Outstanding Broadway Debut," then went on to star in Cabaret, Wonderful Town, and Chicago. Her off Broadway credits include Love Letters, Vagina Monologues and Love, Loss, and What I Wore, to name a few. She has starred in such films as Louis Malle's Pretty Baby, Franco Zeffirelli's Endless Love, Matthew Bright's Freeway, James Toback's Black and White, and Roger Kumble's Furry Vengeance. Last fall, she starred in the world premiere production of the new musical Leap Of Faith at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
For television, Shields was nominated for a Golden Globe for her own hit comedy series "Suddenly Susan." She is the recipient of five People's Choice Awards and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression, and children's books, Welcome To Your World, Baby and It's the Best Day Ever Dad.