Death of Eileen Ford

March 25, 1922 - July 9, 2014
New York, New York | Age 92

Founder of Ford Model Agency dies
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BETH J. HARPAZ, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died.

She was 92 and died Wednesday of complications from a brain tumor and osteoporosis, according to Arielle Baran, a spokeswoman for Derris & Co., which handles public relations for Ford and announced the death...

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