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Gia, circa late 70s/early 80s


Gia Carangi, Greek Cosmopolitan cover, October 1983. Not sure if Scavullo shot it, but Gia died of AIDS complications just 3 years later at the tender age of 26.

Gia Marie Carangi Birth: Jan. 29, 1960 Death: Nov. 18, 1986 Fashion Model. She was one of the first of the "Supermodels," and was portrayed in a television movie, "Gia" (1998) by actress Angelina Jolie, about her life and death.

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The Gia Carangi Guide To Life (Or The Technorati Train To Nowhere)

Gia Marie Carangi was an American fashion model between 1979 and 1982. Carangi is considered to be the first supermodel. After she became addicted to heroin, Carangi's modeling career rapidly declined. She later contracted HIV and died of AIDS-related complications at the age of 26. Carangi's life was dramatized in the television film Gia, starring Angelina Jolie, which debuted on HBO in 1998.

Gia Born Gia Marie Carangi January 29, 1960 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Died November 18, 1986 (aged 26) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. - Complications from AIDS

Gia Carangi ... tragic loss for the modeling beautiful

Naomi Campbell, Stephanie Seymour, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer and Christy Turlington - ”The Return of Supermodels” by Mario Testino, 2008

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model gia pictures | Gia Carangi for Vogue Patterns, Vogue, May 1979. Photo: Andrea Blanch ...