It is difficult to make mention of the modeling industry and not allow your thoughts to wander only to arrive d.some startlingly spectacular face--a face that undeniably belongs to Ford Models. Eilieen Ford, logtime head of her behemoth of an agency Ford Models, headquartered in New York City died on Thursday, July 10th in a hospital in Morristown NJ. The 92 year old who originally co-owned Ford Models with her husband Jerry was known for taking a hard line with her exceptional beauties is repsonsible for the making of mega careers for 70s model Jerry Hall, and Christie Brinkley 80s model Brooke Shields, 90s model Christy Turlington and many more--as well and a slew of now fifty and sixty something actresses who many have lone forgotten were originally Ford models*** early on in their careers.
Ford, not only change the forefront of he modeling industry but groomed her daughter Katie to rule the roost with an equally firm hand. Eileen Ford is survived by her four children and her top tier agency that still bears her name.
***Though many supermodels often switched agencies over the years, many at some point landing at Ford it is the aforementioned that are so commonly asscoaited with Ford.