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Nina Griscom

Nina Griscom

American model
Nina Griscom
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Quick Facts

Intro American model
Was Model Television presenter Journalist Columnist
From United States of America
Type Fashion Film, TV, Stage & Radio Journalism
Gender female
Birth 8 May 1954, Manhattan, USA
Death 25 January 2020 (aged 65 years)
Star sign Taurus
Education
Miss Porter's School
The details

Biography

Nina Louise Griscom (née Renshaw; May 8, 1954 – January 25, 2020) was an American model, television host, designer, columnist and businesswoman.

Early years

Griscom's father was journalist Charles C. Renshaw Jr., and her mother was Elizabeth Fly Vagliano, later the wife of Felix Rohatyn, who was known for her support of educational and cultural institutions. After graduating from Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut, Griscom briefly attended Barnard College. As a college student, Griscom began working as a model for Eileen Ford.

Career

Griscom's work on TV included being co-host of an entertainment news program on HBO (1990-1993) and a restaurant-review series on the Food Network. (1993-1998).

As a businesswoman, Griscom partnered with Alan Richman to operate home-decorating stores in Manhattan and in Southampton, New York. She also worked as a spokeswoman and consultant for Revlon and designed purses for the GiGi New York Collection.

Personal life

Griscom was married to, and divorced from, Lloyd P. Griscom Jr. and Dr. Daniel C. Baker (with whom she had a daughter). When she died, she was married to Leonel Alfred Piraino. She was a member of the board of the New York City Ballet and of the Advisory Committee of Africa Foundation (USA).

Death

Griscom died at age 65 at her home in Manhattan from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 17 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/26/obituaries/nina-griscom-dead.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=6q3dW91a0fgC&pg=PA104&dq=%22Nina+Griscom%22&hl=en&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi4ivKbzKLnAhVDeKwKHUuGAUoQ6AEwAXoECAQQAg#v=onepage&q=%22Nina%20Griscom%22&f=false
https://archive.today/5J4Qz
https://empowersafrica.org/about/people/nina-griscom/
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