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Jean Shrimpton
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Model
    (November 7, 1942- )
    Appeared on covers of 'Vogue,' 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'Vanity Fair'
    Spokesperson for Yardley Cosmetics
    Acted in 'Privilege (1967)'
    Wrote 'My Own Story: The Truth About Modeling (1964)' and 'Jean Shrimpton, An Autobiography (1990)'
    Dated Terence Stamp
    She was nicknamed 'The Shrimp' (despite being 5 feet, 9 inches).
    She shocked Australia by wearing a minidress during Melbourne Cup Week in 1965.
    She brought her knitting into nightclubs.
    She and photographer David Bailey kept 24 birds in their basement apartment.
    She had affairs with a number of married men.
    She believes models today are overpaid and pampered.
    She was eventually eclipsed by Twiggy.
    She is one of the first supermodels.
    She defined the mod look of the mid 1960's.
    She hated her nickname, saying, 'Shrimps are horrible pink things that get their heads pulled off.'
    Her fashion gaffe at Melbourne made miniskirts fashionable.
    Compared to modern supermodels she made little money.
    She warns aspiring models to expect long hours and a lot of rejection in 'The Truth About Modeling.'
    At 33 she felt she was passé and left modeling with no regrets.

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