Original Gerber Baby Turns 93!

The original Gerber baby, Ann Turner Cook, is celebrating her 93rd birthday on Wednesday.

Cook was just 4 months old when her newborn face became famous

In 1928, Gerber held a contest to find a face to represent their baby food advertising campaign.

According to the company'swebsite, some artists submitted elaborate oil paintings, but one artist, Dorothy Hope Smith, an artist who specialized in children's portraits and who just happened to be Cook's neighbor, submitted a simple charcoal sketch and offered to elaborate on it if it was accepted

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