Teri Shields

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Teri Shields
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Teri Shields with daughter, Brooke in 1981
Born Theresia Anna Lilian Maria Schmon
(1933-08-01)August 1, 1933
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died October 31, 2012(2012-10-31) (aged 79)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actress, film producer, socialite
Years active 1964–1990s
Spouse(s) Francis Alexander Shields (m. 1964–1966)
Children Brooke Shields (b. 1965)
Parents John Schmon (1904-1983) (father)
Theresa Schmon (1905-1998) (mother)

Teri Shields (August 1, 1933 – October 31, 2012), born Theresia Anna Lilian Maria Schmon, was an American actress, film producer, socialite, and model.

Life and career[edit]

Shields was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. She was the daughter of Theresa (née Dollinger), a house cleaner, and John Schmon, a chemist. She was of German, English, Scotch-Irish, and Welsh ancestry.[1][2][3] In 1964, she married Francis Alexander Shields. The couple's only child, Brooke (born 1965) became a well-known actress.[4] Several months later, they filed for divorce.[5]

She acted alongside her daughter in Wanda Nevada, Endless Love, and Backstreet Dreams.[6]

In 2009, Brooke Shields announced that her mother was suffering from dementia.[7] On October 31, 2012, Teri Shields died following a long illness related to her dementia, aged 79.[8]

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