Christie Brinkley

model, actress
Born: 2/2/1954
Birthplace: Malibu, California

American supermodel whose 20-year contract with Cover Girl (1976–96) was the longest-running contract in the modeling industry. Her image has graced the covers of dozens of magazines, including three Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. Brinkley's nine-year marriage (1985–94) to pop singer Billy Joel was highly publicized. She appeared in Joel's music videos and in the John Hughes's comedies, National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and Vegas Vacation (1997) with Chevy Chase . She has two children and in 1996, she married husband number four, architect Peter Cook.

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