Death of Teri Shields

August 1, 1933 - October 31, 2012
New York, New York | Age 79

Brooke Shields' mom and manager dies at 79
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SANDY COHEN, The Associated Press

Teri Shields raised eyebrows when she allowed her 11-year-old daughter, Brooke, to be cast as a prostitute in 1978's "Pretty Baby." A few years later, she permitted a teenage Brooke Shields to famously star in a series of commercials for Calvin Klein jeans, provocatively professing that nothing comes between "me and my Calvins."

Teri Shields died last week in New York City, according to Jill Fritzo, a spokeswoman for Brooke Shields. She was...

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