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Gia Carangi

Gia CarangiAKA Gia Marie Carangi

Born: 29-Jan-1960
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 18-Nov-1986
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA [1]
Cause of death: AIDS
Remains: Buried, Sunset Memorial Park, Feasterville, PA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Model

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Troubled supermodel, died from AIDS

[1] Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Father: Joseph Carangi (d. 1988)
Mother: Kathleen Adams Carangi
Brother: Michael Carangi
Brother: Joe Carangi
Girlfriend: Elyssa Golden
Girlfriend: Sandy Linter

    High School: Abraham Lincoln High School, Philadelphia, PA

    unknown detox facility 1981
    unknown detox facility Eagleville Hospital 1985
    Driving While Intoxicated 1981
    Raped Atlantic City, NJ
    Irish Ancestry Maternal
    Italian Ancestry Paternal
    Welsh Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana, LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, AIDS

Appears on the cover of:
Cosmopolitan, Apr-1979, DETAILS: American edition
Vogue, Apr-1979, DETAILS: British edition
Vogue, Apr-1979, DETAILS: Paris edition
Cosmopolitan, Jul-1979, DETAILS: American edition
Cosmopolitan, Jan-1980, DETAILS: American edition
Cosmopolitan, Jul-1980, DETAILS: American edition
Vogue, Aug-1980, DETAILS: Paris edition
Vogue, Aug-1980, DETAILS: American edition
Vogue, Feb-1981, DETAILS: Italian edition
Cosmopolitan, Apr-1982, DETAILS: American edition

Is the subject of books:
Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia, 1993, BY: Stephen Fried

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