Supermodel Christie Brinkley's father dies at 91

Singer Billy Joel, left, his wife Christie Brinkley and daughter Alexa Ray celebrate with Christie's father Don Brinkley, right, as he is honored by the Museum of Public Broadcasting Monday, June 27, 1988 in New York for his work as a television writer/producer. (AP Photo/Mario Suriani)

July 14, 2012 6:02:51 PM PDT
Don Brinkley, the father of supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley, has died. He was 91.

A spokeswoman for Brinkley said her father died on Saturday in Sag Harbor, N.Y.

Don Brinkley was a television writer and producer for many years. In 1988, he was honored by the Museum of Broadcasting in New York.

He was also a journalist for CBS Radio News.

He is survived by his wife, Marge, and two children.