From On-Set Photos to Glamour Shots: Brooke Shields' Greatest Throwback Photos

Now 58 years old, the actress and model has always been impeccably glam 

Brooke Shields attends the "Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields" New York Premiere
Brooke Shields in 2023. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields! The beloved actress turns 58 years old on May 31, 2023. Take a look back at some of her most glamorous moments throughout her decades in the spotlight.

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All About the Drama

Brooke Shields was born on May 31, 1965, and was obviously very expressive from the start. Just look at that face!

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Broadway Baby

Shields is a New Yorker through and through. She captioned these throwback snaps of her at a hot dog stand as a young girl, "The city I love. Born and raised!"

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Don't Rain on Her Parade

Young Shields was "clearly not superstitious" walking around with an umbrella in the house.

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Costume Queen

Shields' mom, Teri, made her some pretty amazing costumes. As a child, Shields was everything from a flower to a tube of toothpaste!

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Tiny Dancer

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Shields was the picture of grace in her blue ballerina outfit.

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Beach Babe

Here, Shields relaxes on a car that just so happens to match her red bikini.

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Pretty in Pink

Brooke Shields
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We're not sure why more people don't wear diamond headpieces anymore. Shields makes a case for the accessory, paired with a pink ruffled dress in 1970.

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Big Hair, Don't Care

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In 1970, Shields showed off her curly mane while wearing a sequined coat.

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Oh So '80s

Brooke Shields
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Shields rocked big hair, purple eye shadow and frosted lips like a pro in 1982.

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Go Glam

"All dressed up with nowhere to go," Shields captioned this glam throwback shot of her in a backless evening gown.

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Take a Ride

Shields posted a black-and-white throwback photo of herself taking a "joyride."

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Queen of the Calvins

Brooke Shields

Who could forget Shields' iconic — but controversial — Calvin Klein campaign? In the television ad, a 15-year-old Shields asked and answered, "You wanna know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing."

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Denim Diva

Shields loves a pair of jeans. Just make sure they're Calvins.

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Total Pro

Brooke Shields
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In 1980, Shields sat on set for a Wella Balsam shampoo commercial.

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Shake It Out

Now we see why she was doing shampoo commercials! Shields shared a slow-motion video of herself shaking out her trademark luscious locks.

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Lady in Red

Brooke Shields
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Nothing is more glamorous than Shields mid-photo shoot in 1980 ...

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Getting Dolled Up

Brooke Shields

... except maybe this photo of her applying makeup in a sparkly evening gown in 1984, as her mother Teri brushes her hair ...

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Glamour Shot

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... or this photo of Shields riding in a convertible in Monte Carlo in 1983.

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Shields Has Koala-fications

Brooke Shields

Getting some koala-ty time in at the San Diego Zoo in 1983. (Okay, we're done with the koala puns now.)

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Let's Get Physical

Brooke Shields
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In 1983, Shields designed a line of tights for Shogren Hosiery, and of course modeled them herself.

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Birthday Girl!

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Shields cut the cake at her 21st birthday party in 1986.

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Seeing Red

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The model and actress matched her hair to her dress for an all-red look at the 1986 premiere of the film Vamp.

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Lip Service

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Time for a quick touch-up on set in 1981.

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Set Life

Shields shared behind-the-scenes video of her on set in the '90s with photographer Jerry Avenaim and stylist Thom Priano.

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Congrats Grad

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In 1987, Shields graduated from Princeton, proving she's got beauty and brains to spare!

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Old Pals

Brooke Shields, Laura Linney
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Recognize the famous face? That's Shields' old pal, Laura Linney! Shields revealed that the two were childhood friends with an adorable throwback photo.

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Model Behavior

Brooke Shields
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Shields and fellow model Christie Brinkley pulled funny faces for the cameras in 1986.

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