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Cheryl Rae Tiegs

Birthplace: Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Theodore Albert Tiegs and Phyllis June Tiegs
Ex-wife of <private> Peck; <private> Beard; <private> Gross and <private> Dragoti
Mother of <private> Peck; <private> Gross and <private> Gross
Sister of <private> (Tiegs)

Occupation: Model, actress.
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Peck
    • <private> Peck
    • <private> Beard
    • <private> Gross
    • <private> Gross
    • <private> Gross
    • <private> Dragoti
    • <private> (Tiegs)
    • <private> Beard
      ex-husband's child

About Cheryl Rae Tiegs

Cheryl Rae Tiegs (born September 25, 1947) is an American model and actress.

Early years

Tiegs was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota, but raised in Alhambra, California, and she graduated from Alhambra High School in 1965. She also attended the California State University, Los Angeles and became a little sister to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. By the time she was 17 years old, she appeared on the cover of Glamour magazine. Other covers followed, including Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Time, and Vogue.

Acting Career

Tiegs appeared in Vincent Gallo's controversial film The Brown Bunny, and played herself in two episodes of the TV comedy series Just Shoot Me as well as the Moonlighting episode "It's a Wonderful Job".

Tiegs is appearing in the HGTV series Living With Ed.

Tiegs is referenced on several occasions as past love interest of Glenn Quagmire in the television series Family Guy. She voices herself in the episode "Tiegs for Two".

The unrated DVD version of Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story includes scenes cut from the theatrical version of Tiegs playing a late-1970s version of herself, briefly married to the title character and using the name "Cheryl Cox-Tiegs". It is implied she has a rivalry with model Cheryl Ladd, also appearing as herself.

In 2012 Tiegs appeared on NBC's reality tv competition-based program The Celebrity Apprentice. She was the first player eliminated.

Other Works

She is best known for her long-running affiliation with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, which featured her on the cover in 1970, 1975, and 1983. The 1978 poster of her in a pink bikini became an iconic 1970s pop culture image.

She has an accessory and wig line for Revlon. In 2007 Cheryl became a spokesperson for Cambria. She was a judge on the ABC series True Beauty that premiered on January 5, 2009.


Tiegs had four husbands, including film director Stan Dragoti. Now she is single and has one son.

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Cheryl Rae Tiegs's Timeline

September 25, 1947
Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States