When Debbie Gibson was just 18, she got a call from a magazine to pose naked for cover.
She was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, but moved with her parents to Los Angeles at age 9.
Her father, Fritz, was a war photographer.
Actress Elizabeth Gracen arrived in New York City from a small town in Arkansas a year after traveling the world as Miss America 1982.
She has been acting since the age of four, having trained at the SoHo Children's Acting Studio.
Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney.