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Jean Shrimpton
Jean Shrimpton (1965).jpg
Jean Shrimpton in 1965
Born 7 November 1942 (1942-11-07) (age 78)
Other names Jean Cox, The Shrimp, Jeannie Shrimpton
Occupation
  • Fashion model
  • actress
  • hotel owner/innkeeper
  • antique shop owner/antique dealer
Spouse(s)
Michael Cox (m. 1979)
Children 1
Relatives Chrissie Shrimpton (sister)
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Blue

Jean Rosemary Shrimpton (born 7 November 1942) is an English model and actress. She was an icon of Swinging London and is considered to be one of the world's first supermodels. She appeared on numerous magazine covers including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Elle, Ladies' Home Journal, Newsweek, and Time. In 2009, Harper's Bazaar named Shrimpton one of the 26 best models of all time, and in 2012, Time named her one of the 100 most influential fashion icons of all time. She starred alongside Paul Jones in the film Privilege (1967).

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