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Tom Cavanagh’s Net Worth, Wife, Children, Family – Biography



Tom Cavanagh:
• Born on 26 October 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• 56-year-old actor, producer, director and writer
• Net worth estimated at over $4 million
• Raised in a Roman Catholic family in Africa and Canada
• Obtained three degrees in Biology, Education, and English from Queen's University
• Starred in “Ed”, “Trust Me”, “The Flash”, and many other TV and film titles
• Married to Maureen Grise, with four children
• Involved in philanthropy work with ‘Nothing But Nets’ campaign

Who is Tom Cavanagh?

Thomas Patrick ‘Tom’ Cavanagh was born on 26 October 1963 under the sign of Scorpio, in Ottawa, Ontario Canada, of Irish descent. He is a 56-year-old actor, producer, director and writer, probably still best recognized for starring in the role of Ed Stevens in the NBC comedy-drama series “Ed” (2000-2004), playing Conner in the TNT drama series “Trust Me” (2009), and featuring as Dr. Harrison Wells in The CW superhero series “The Flash” (2014-2020).

How rich is he, as of now? Tom Cavanagh Net Worth

As of mid-2020, Tom Cavanagh’s net worth is estimated at over $4 million, earned through his successful involvement in the film industry. He’s worked on more than 85 TV and film titles since his career started back in 1990.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity

Tom Cavanagh spent his early years in his hometown of Ottawa, until his family moved to Winneba, Ghana, where his parents, Rosemary and Thomas Cavanagh Sr., worked as teachers. He was raised in a Roman Catholic family with three sisters and a brother. As a teenager, Tom moved with his family to Lennoxville, Quebec, where he attended high school.

Educational Background

Tom went to the Séminaire de Sherbrooke, a French-speaking school; while there, he was a basketball player for the Baron. Upon matriculation, Tom attended Champlain College at the CEGEP level, after which he enrolled into Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario. There, he played both basketball and ice hockey, but side by side, Tom became interested in acting.


He obtained his three degrees in Biology, Education, and English in 1987. He speaks English and French fluently.

Career Beginnings

Tom Cavanagh made his debut television appearance in Gary Nelson’s 1990 made-for-TV film “Whip Valentine”, and soon after made his film debut as Ella’s secretary in the 1991 action drama “White Light”. In 1993, Tom landed the role of a rookie cop in the made-for-TV comedy crime mystery “Sherlock Holmes Returns”, directed by Kenneth Johnson, and played Marco in the made-for-TV drama “Other Women’s Children”. Thereafter, Tom featured as Ron in the drama “Dangerous Intentions”, portrayed Andy Neiman in the made-for-TV drama mystery “A Vow To Kill”, and played Bowlan in the mystery thriller “Midnight Heat”, all in 1995.

He also guest-starred in such TV series as “Secret Service”, “Madison”, and “Hawkeye”, among many others.

More Serious Roles

In 1996, Tom landed such roles as Joey in David Mitchell’s action crime thriller “Mask Of Death”, Levesh in the made-for-TV comedy thriller “Bloodhounds II”, and Tim Jonas in the thriller “Profile For Murder”. He then featured as Jamie in the romantic comedy-drama “Honeymoon” and played Frank in Linda Yellen’s made-for-TV drama “Northern Lights”, both in 1997. Tom’s big break came in the following year, when he joined the cast of the family drama TV series “Jake And The Kid”, in which he portrayed Paul Krause from 1998 to 1999. He then played Harry in the romantic comedy-drama “Something More” and featured as Patrick Birmingham in the made-for-TV drama “Anya’s Bell”, both in 1999.


Between 1999 and 2000, Tom was cast in the recurring role of Doug Boyce in the NBC medical drama series “Providence”.

Rise to Fame

In 2000, Tom joined the main cast of the comedy-drama series “Ed”, created by Jon Beckerman and Rob Burnett. The title role of Ed Stevens gained him recognition as well as a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical. The series was broadcast on NBC until 2004, but meantime in 2002, Tom featured as Val Duncan in Guy Ferland’s made-for-TV crime thriller drama “Bang Bang You’re Dead”, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special.

It was followed by his portrayals of Simpson in the made-for-TV drama thriller “Heart Of The Storm”, and of Nick Snowden in the made-for-TV family comedy “Snow” both in 2004. Thereafter he played Mal Downey in the 2005 romantic comedy “Alchemy”.

Continued Success

In 2006, Tom starred in such roles as Mitch Forrester in the black comedy “How To Eat Fried Worms”, Barry Bergman in the comedy-drama “Two Weeks”, and Sam Baldwin in the romantic comedy “Gray Matters”. In the same year, he was cast as Tom Farrell in the CBS comedy-drama series “Love Monkey”. It was followed by his portrayals of Lloyd in the independent drama “The Cake Eaters” and Eric McNally       in the comedy “Breakfast With Scot”, both in 2007.


Thereafter, he featured as Dave Reichert in the Lifetime Movie Network two-part mini-series “The Capture Of The Green River Killer” (2008), after which he appeared in the recurring role of Jeremy Stone in the ABC legal comedy-drama series “Eli Stone” (2008-2009), and portrayed Conner in the TNT drama series “Trust Me” (2009). At the same time, he produced, directed and starred as Eskimo in the short sports drama “Money Game” in 2008. By the end of the decade, Tom also starred as Slim in the 2009 made-for-TV family film “Christmas Dreams”, Ranger John Smith in the 2010 comedy “Yogi Bear”, and the title role in the 2010 made-for-TV drama “Edgar Floats”.

Worldwide Recognition

After landing the role of Charles Johnson in the made-for-TV romantic comedy “Trading Christmas” in 2011, Tom featured as Jack O’Malley in the USA Network comedy-drama series “Royal Pains” from 2011 to 2012. Afterwards, he played Nick Carleton in Bradley Walsh’s 2012 made-for-TV crime thriller “A Killer Among Us”, featured as Ron Spencer in the 2013 comedy “The Bird Men”, and portrayed Mr. Drago in the 2014 adventure “The Games Maker”. In 2014, he appeared as Kingston Tanner in the Fox crime thriller series “The Following”, and then joined the cast of the superhero series “The Flash”, which has been aired on The CW ever since, in which he portrays Dr. Harrison Wells and Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash, and which earned him a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Villain.


He would later reprise the roles in such TV series as “DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow”, “Arrow”, and “Batwoman”, among others.

Other Major Roles

In 2015, Tom starred as Zell in the sci-fi film “400 Days”. His next significant role came two years later, when he landed the role of Miles Strasberg in “Darrow & Darrow”, which is the first installment of the “Darrow & Darrow” film series. He would later reprise the role in its sequels, “Darrow & Darrow 2” and “Darrow & Darrow: Body Of Evidence” both in 2018, and “Witness To Murder: A Darrow Mystery” and “Darrow & Darrow 4: Burden Of Proof” both in 2019.

Besides that, he wrote, produced, directed and starred as Tom in the 2018 short comedy “Tom And Grant”, and then featured as Henry Warner in the 2019 comedy-drama “Love & Debt”. Most recently, he played Pastor Spencer in the 2020 musical drama “Be The Light”, directed by Malcolm Goodwin.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Tom Cavanagh has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while he weighs around 170lbs (77kgs).

Personal Life: Wife and Children

Tom Cavanagh is a married man; his wife is Maureen Grise, with whom he tied the knot at a Catholic wedding ceremony held on 31 July 2004, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She is an image editor for the magazine ‘Sports Illustrated’.

They are the parents of four children; Maureen gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Alice Ann on 10 February 2006, their second child named Thomas on 29 June 2007, another son they named James Joseph on 5 August 2009, and their youngest child is a daughter named Katie; her date of birth is unknown.


Tom Cavanagh is known for his philanthropy work. While he was living in Ghana, Tom suffered from malaria. He would later start to collaborate with the global campaign ‘Nothing But Nets’ which raise awareness and funds for fighting the spread of the disease. He even launched the annual celebrity basketball tournament ‘Cavanagh Classic’ in order to raise funds for the campaign in 2008. In the following year, Tom travelled to Rwanda as a part of the United Nations Foundation, to distribute mosquito nets.

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What is Sami Gayle doing now? What happened to her?



Who is Sami Gayle?

American actress Sami Gayle was born in Weston, Florida USA, on 22 January 1996, making Aquarius her zodiac sign. She’s so far appeared in only 10 movies and TV series, and has since 2010 been starring as Nicky Reagan Boyle in the crime mystery series “Blue Bloods”, which also stars Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes and Donnie Wahlberg, and was created by Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess. It follows the members of a family from New York City, nearly all of whom are police officers, and the series has won four of its 21 award nominations.

Education and early life

Sami and her brother Chad were raised in Weston by their father Larry Klitzman who’s a lawyer, and mother Robin who’s today Sami’s agent, and previously owned her own business.

Sami was 13 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Hayden Lawson in three episodes (2009-2010) of the soap opera “As the World Turns”, which aired over 10,000 episodes from 1956 through 2010. It follows the lives of members of two wealthy families, and the romantic drama won 90 of the 546 awards for which it was nominated.

Sami was homeschooled because of her acting career, and followed the program Advanced Placement; she excelled in Public Forum Debate and nearly got to compete at the Tournament of Champions.

She completed her GED tests successfully in 2014, and then enrolled at Columbia University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2018.


Roles in TV series

Besides in “As the World Turns” and “Blue Bloods”, Sami’s appeared in only one TV series: she played Natalie in the 2011 episode “A History of Violins” of the comedy “Royal Pains”, which starred Paulo Constanzo and Mark Feuerstein, and was created by John P. Rogers and Andrew Lenchewski. It follows a diagnostic surgeon who’s begun working for the wealthy together with his brother; the series aired from 2009 through 2016 and won two of its four award nominations.

Roles in movies

Sami’s debut film role was playing Erica in the critically acclaimed 2011 drama “Detachment”, which starred Christina Hendricks and Adrien Brody, and was directed by Tony Kaye. It follows the life of a substitute teacher, and the movie won eight of its 12 award nominations.

The following year saw Sami play Alison Loeb in the crime action thriller “Stolen”, directed by Simon West, and which starred Nicolas Cage, Malin Akerman and Josh Lucas. It follows a former thief as he’s searching for his kidnapped daughter. Also in 2013, Sami appeared in both the science fiction “The Congress”, and the romantic drama “Hateship Loveship”.

In 2014, she portrayed Mia in the action comedy “Vampire Academy”, which starred Lucy Fry and Zoey Deutch, and was directed by Mark Waters. It follows Dhampir Rose Hathaway, a half-human half-vampire who’s protecting mortal vampires, the Moroi from the bloodthirsty immortal vampires Strigoi; the film was nominated for two awards.


Also in 2014, Sami played Refugee Daughter in the popular action adventure “Noah”, which starred Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins and Russell Crowe, and was written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. It follows Noah who’s been chosen by God to rescue a group of people and animals before an apocalyptic flood takes place, and the movie won one of its 20 award nominations.

Sami’s only other film role has been starring as Lona in the 2018 comedy “Candy Jar”, which also starred Jacob Latimore and Tom Bergeron, and was directed by Ben Shelton; it follows a group of high school debate champions who are dreaming of enrolling at prestigious colleges.

Other credits

Sami sang the song “I Don’t Need Anything But You” in the 2012 episode “The Life We Choose” of the series “Blue Bloods”.

She co-produced the 2018 movie “Candy Jar”.

Some of Sami’s most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Fashion News Live”, “The Talk” and “Celebrity Page”.

Awards and nominations

Sami was nominated for two Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series in 2012, for “Blue Bloods” and “Royal Pains”.


Love life and relationships

Sami’s today amongst the secretive of actresses, as she’s yet to mention any men, or perhaps women whom she’s dated.

Most of her fans believe that she’s lesbian, stating that her looks and behavior all point to this, as well as the fact that she hasn’t been seen in public with any men who could perhaps be her boyfriends; Sami’s yet to address these rumors.

There are also those who believe that she’s perhaps in a relationship with a non-celebrity American man, and that Sami simply enjoys keeping the details of her love life to herself; others believe that the popular actress is currently focused on her career and isn’t pursuing love, but she hasn’t addressed any of these claims.

Sami seems to be unattached as of May 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Sami’s acting mentor was popular American actor, screenwriter and producer Thomas William ‘Tom’ Selleck, who’s appeared in 87 movies and TV series, and has won 20 of his 43 award nominations.

She’s of Lithuanian-Jewish, Polish-Jewish and Russian-Jewish descent.

More than 60,000 people are following Sami on Instagram today, and she’s posted close to 500 pictures and videos onto the network.

She’s passionate about dancing, and took lessons during her teenage years.

Sami loves to eat sweets.

She’s physically highly active, and works out at the gym on a daily basis.

Sami’s involved in charity and has attended a number of fundraisers, while she’s mostly into helping cancer survivors and underprivileged children.

One of her favorite actresses is Margot Robbie, while some of Sami’s favorite movies include “The Big Short”, “Mary Queen of Scots” and “About Time”.


Height, eyes and wealth

Sami’s age is 27. Her eyes and hair are brown, she’s 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (54kgs).

Sami’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of May 2023.

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How Meredith Baxter Overcame Abuse, Addiction and Cancer



Who is Meredith Baxter?

American actress and producer Meredith Ann Baxter was born in South Pasadena, California USA, on 21 June 1947, making Cancer her zodiac sign. Meredith’s had roles in over 110 TV series and movies, but is probably still known best for portraying Debbie Sloan in the 1976 historical thriller movie “All the President’s Men”, which starred Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, and was directed by Alan J. Pakula. It follows the uncovering of the details about the Watergate scandal, which led to President Richard Nixon resigning; the movie won 17 of its 39 award nominations, including four Oscar wins, two of which were for Best Writing and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jason Robards).

Meredith’s still today active in the film industry, and has recently finished shooting for the upcoming movie “Genesis: The Future of Mankind Is Woman”.

Education and early life

Meredith was raised in South Pasadena alongside her older brothers Richard and Brian, by their father Tom Baxter who was a radio announcer, and mother Whitney Blake who was a famous American actress, producer and director, and who died aged 76 on 28 September 2002.

Meredith’s parents divorced when she was six, and she and her brothers were then raised by their mother, who later married her second husband Allan Manings, the late American TV producer and comedy writer.

Meredith studied at James Monroe High School prior to switching to Hollywood High School; she spent some time attending Interlochen Center for the Arts during her senior year, but eventually returned to Hollywood High School, from which she matriculated in 1965.

Meredith hasn’t attended college.


Roles in TV series

Meredith’s debut TV series role was playing Millie in the 1971 episode “The Secret” of the drama “The Interns”, and the following a couple of years saw her appear in an episode or two of the drama “The Young Lawyers”, the comedy “The Doris Day Show”, and the drama “Insight”.

In 1972 and 1973, Meredith starred as Bridget Fitzgerald Steinberg in all the 24 episodes of the comedy “Bridget Loves Bernie”, created by Bernard Slade, and which also starred David Birney and Harold J. Stone. It follows the lives of Jewish cabbie Bernie and wealthy Catholic Bridget who’ve just married – the series was nominated for a 1973 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress – Television, for Audra Lindley.

From 1976 through 1980, Meredith starred as Nancy Lawrence Maitland in the drama “Family”, created by Jay Presson Allen, and which starred Sada Thompson, James Broderick and Gary Frank. It follows the lives of members of the Lawrence family from Pasadena, and the series won nine of its 36 award nominations.

Meredith appeared in only a couple of TV series in the ‘80s, as she spent the decade focused on shooting for the comedy “Family Ties”, in which she starred alongside Michael Gross and Michael J. Fox, and which was created by Gary David Goldberg. It follows the lives of former hippies Elyse and Steven Keaton, and their four children; the series aired from 1982 through 1989, and won 23 of its 66 award nominations.

Meredith appeared in only three TV series in the ‘90s: the 1993 episode “Other Mothers” of the adventure comedy “CBS Schoolbreak Special”, 13 episodes of the 1996 comedy “The Faculty”, and two episodes of the 1997 comedy “Spin City”.

What marked the 2000s for her was perhaps playing Ellen Rush in five episodes (2006-2007) of the crime mystery “Cold Case”, which starred Danny Pino and Kathryn Morris, and was created by Meredith Stiehm. It follows a detective who’s solving old cases, the series aired from 2003 through 2010, and won 12 of its 39 award nominations.

Some of Meredith’s most recent TV series roles have been in 10 episodes of the 2014 drama “Finding Carter”, the 2015 episode “Some Things Are Black and White” of the romantic thriller “Being Mary Jane”, and the 2016 episode “Landslide” of the drama “Code Black”.


Roles in movies

Meredith’s debut film role was playing Tracy in the 1972 comedy “Stand Up and Be Counted”, and some of her following roles were in the horror thriller “Ben”, the horror mystery “The Invasion of Carol Enders”, and the horror “The Cat Creature” all in 1973.

What marked the ‘70s for her was perhaps playing Patricia Peterson in the romantic mystery “Bittersweet Love”, directed by David Miller, and which starred Lana Turner, Robert Lansing and Celeste Holm; it follows a young married couple who are about to welcome their first baby, while they’ve now learned that they are half-brother and sister.

Some of Meredith’s notable performances in the ‘80s were in the 1986 drama “Kate’s Secret”, the 1988 biographical drama “Winnie”, and the 1989 crime comedy “She Knows Too Much”.

Most of the movies in which she appeared in the ‘90s were rather unsuccessful, with the exception of the 1997 crime mystery “Let Me Call You Sweetheart”, in which she starred alongside Victor Garber and Nick Mancuso, and which was directed by Bill Corcoran. It follows a female prosecutor who believes that she’s just seen a woman who was murdered 10 years earlier.

Meredith played Mrs Caroline Hubbard in the popular 2001 crime mystery “Murder on the Orient Express”, and could then have been seen appearing in the 2002 drama “A Christmas Visitor”, the 2004 fantasy “Angel in the Family”, and the 2009 drama “Bound by a Secret”.

In 2011, she played Carol Kringle in the fantasy comedy “Naughty or Nice”, directed by David Mackay, and which starred Hilarie Burton, Matt Dallas and Gabriel Tigerman; it follows an advertising executive who’s now the custodian of Santa’s ‘Naughty or Nice’ list.

Meredith’s three most recent movie roles have been in the 2016 comedy “Skirtchasers”, the 2019 romantic comedy “Undateable John”, and the 2020 romantic drama “Christmas on the Vine”.

Other credits

Meredith has six producing credits, which include the 1993 drama movie “Darkness Before Dawn”, the 1994 drama film “My Breast”, and the 1995 drama movie “Betrayed: A Story of Three Women”.

Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “The Insider”, “Ken Boxer Live” and “History of the Sitcom”.

Awards and nominations

Meredith’s been nominated for nine awards – these include three Primetime Emmys, two for her performance in “Family” in 1977 and 1978, and the third for “A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story” in 1992. She’s also been nominated for two Daytime Emmys, two Photoplay Awards and a TV Land Award.


Love life and relationships

Meredith’s married four times. Her first husband was American actor and costumer Robert Lewis Bush; they married on 23 June 1966, and Meredith gave birth to their son Theodore Justin ‘Ted’ Bush on 10 May 1967, while their daughter Eva Whitney Bush followed on 6 August 1969. Meredith and Robert divorced in November 1971.

Her second husband was the late American actor and director David Edwin Birney; they married on 10 April 1974, and divorced on 13 September 1990. Meredith gave birth to their daughter Kathleen Jeanne ‘Kate’ Birney on 5 December 1974, and their twins Peter David Edwin Birney and Mollie Elizabeth Birney followed on 2 October 1984. Meredith revealed in her memoir “Untied” that David had physically and emotionally abused her, while he denied this.

She was married to American actor and novelist Michael Blodgett from 21 October 1995 through 2000.

Since 8 December 2013, Meredith’s been married to her wife Nancy Locke; she revealed during an interview in the show “Today” on 2 December 2009 that she was a lesbian, and that she was only able to understand why her marriages had failed after she accepted her sexual orientation.

Health issues and interesting facts

Meredith revealed in 1999 that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, but was able to make a full recovery; she then founded the Meredith Baxter Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.

She began drinking excessively while married to her second husband David, and only became sober after they separated.

Meredith’s a huge lover of animals, and this is one of the reasons why she’s today a vegetarian.

She and American actor, screenwriter and producer Michael Gross were born on the exact same day; they starred alongside in the series “Family Ties”.

Meredith’s the owner of her own cosmetics line – Meredith Baxter Simple Works.


Height, eyes and wealth

Meredith’s age is 75. Her hair’s blonde and eyes are blue, she’s 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).

Meredith’s net worth’s been estimated at over $7 million, as of May 2023.

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How is Jacqueline Bisset doing now? Her Husband, Net Worth



Who is Jacqueline Bisset?

British actress Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset was born in Weybridge, Surrey, England on 13 September 1944, making Virgo her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in over 100 TV series and movies, but is probably still known best for starring as Cathy in the 1968 action crime thriller movie “Bullitt”, directed by Peter Yates, and which also starred Steve McQueen and Robert Vaughn. The film follows a police officer i San Francisco, California who’s determined to find the underworld kingpin who’s murdered a witness in his protection – it won seven of its 16 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Film Editing.

Jacqueline’s still today quite active in the movie industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming movies “Sol y Sombra” and “Shelter Me”.

Education and early life

Jacqueline was raised in Reading, England alongside her older brother Max, who’s a retired business consultant, by their mother Ariette Alexander who was a lawyer and who passed away aged 85 in 1999, and father George Maxwell Fraser Bisset who was a general practitioner physicist, and who died aged 71 in 1982.

Jacqueline learned French from her mother, and then studied at the London high school Lycée Français de Londres; she was passionate about dancing while growing up, especially ballet, and worked several jobs as a teenager to pay for her ballet and acting lessons. Her parents divorced in 1968 after having been together for nearly 30 years – Ariette was eventually diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Jacqueline matriculated in 1963, and then didn’t enroll at college.


Roles in movies

Jacqueline made her debut film appearance in the 1965 comedy “The Knack… and How to Get It”, and some of her following roles were in the 1966 thriller comedy “Cul-de-sac”, the 1966 crime comedy “Arrivederci, Baby!”, and the 1967 comedy “Casino Royale”.

S well s “Bullitt”, what marked the ‘60s for her was perhaps playing Jackie in the 1967 romantic comedy “Two for the Road”, which starred Albert Finney and Audrey Hepburn, and was directed by Stanley Donen. It follows the life of a couple in the south of France, and the film won three of its 13 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay.

Jacqueline started off the ‘70s by appearing in the mystery horror thriller “The Mephisto Waltz”, the drama “Believe in Me” and another drama “Secrets”, all released in 1971, and the year 1973 saw her star as Julie Baker in the romantic comedy “Day for Night”, written and directed by Francois Truffaut, and which also starred Jean-Pierre Leaud. It follows a film director who’s struggling to complete his movie, and it won 13 of its 20 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Foreign Language Film. Some of Jacqueline’s other notable performances in the ‘70s were in the 1974 crime mystery “Murder on the Orient Express”, the 1976 crime action “St. Ives”, and the 1978 crime mystery comedy “Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?”

In 1983, she starred as Ellen in the romantic comedy “Class”, directed by Lewis John Carlino, and which also starred Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy; it follows a young man who’s had an interesting night out, and has hooked up with a woman without knowing who she is. Some of Jacqueline’s following roles were in the 1984 drama “Under the Volcano”, the 1985 romantic drama “Anna Karenina”, and the 1989 romantic drama “Wild Orchid”.

What marked the ‘90s for her was perhaps playing Paola Franco in the 1998 biographical romantic drama “Dangerous Beauty”, which starred Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell and Oliver Platt, and was directed by Marshall Herskovitz. It follows a Venetian courtesan who’s being targeted by the Church for witchcraft, and the movie was nominated for two awards.

Jacqueline started off the millenium by appearing in the 2002 romantic drama “Dancing at the Harvest Moon”, the 2003 biographical drama “America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story” and in the same year the romantic comedy “Latter Days”. The year 2006 saw her play Monique, one of the main characters in the popular romantic musical drama “Save the Last Dance 2”, directed by David Petrarca, and which also starred Izabella Miko and Columbus Short; it follows Sara who’s joined Juilliard wanting to become a Prima ballerina, while she’s now fallen in love with hip hop and a young composer.


A couple of Jacqueline’s following roles were in the 2012 comedy “2 Jacks”, the 2014 drama “Welcome to New York”, and the 2015 drama “Peter and John”.

Her most recent film role has been starring as Rose in the 2022 drama “Loren & Rose”, written and directed by Russell Brown, and which also starred Kelly Blatz and Paul Sand. The movie’s about an unexpected friendship between an iconic actress and a young moviemaker, and it won four of its five award nominations.

Roles in TV series

Jacqueline’s had roles in only a couple of TV series, as she’s been focused on appearing in movies since the launch of her career.

Her debut TV series role was starring as Josephine de Beauharnais in all the three episodes of the 1987 historical romantic war mini-series “Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story”, which also starred Armand Assante and Stephanie Beacham, and follows the lives of Napoleon and the woman who conquered his heart; the mini-series was nominated for two Primetime Emmys.

Jacqueline’s following role came in 1999, when she appeared in both episodes of the biographical adventure mini-series “Joan of Arc”, while she also voiced Madame Parvenu in the episode “Grudge Match” of the animated comedy “Hey Arnold!” and portrayed Mary in both episodes of the biographical historical mini-series “Jesus”.

In the 2000s, she appeared in an episode or two of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, the romantic drama “Rosamunde Pilcher” and the drama “Nip/Tuck”.

In 2013, Jacqueline starred as Lady Cremone in four episodes of the drama mini-series “Dancing on the Edge”, which also starred Matthew Goode and Chiwetel Ejiofor; set in the 1930s, the mini-series follows the lives of members of a black jazz band, and it won five of its 21 award nominations.

Jacqueline’s since appeared in only two TV series: the 2017 episode “Something Left to Love” of the comedy “Graves”, and the 2018 episode “Love the Lie” of the science fiction thriller “Counterpart”.


Other credits

Jacqueline produced the 1981 drama movie “Rich and Famous”, which won a 1982 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium.

She received special thanks for the 2005 science fiction film “Bouit”, the 2008 documentary movie “The Making of ‘Casino Royale’” and the 2009 musical comedy film “The Concert”.

Jacqueline sang the song “Allerseelen (All Soul’s Day)” in the 1984 drama “Under the Volcano”, and the song “Silent Night” in the 2010 drama movie “An Old Fashioned Christmas”.

Some of her most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Celebrity Page”, “Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso” and “Inedits”.

Awards and nominations

Jacqueline’s won 13 of her 36 award nominations. Some of her wins include a 1978 Golden Apple Award for Female Star of the Year, a 2003 Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival Career Achievement Award and a 2014 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries, for “Dancing on the Edge”.

Jacqueline’s been nominated for four other Golden Globes, and a single Primetime Emmy.

Love life and relationships

Jacqueline’s never married and doesn’t have children, but has been in a long-term relationships with several men. From 1967 through 1973, she was in a relationship with the late Canadian actor Michael Sarrazin; he died from cancer aged 70 on 17 April 2011.

From 1974 through 1980, Jacqueline was in a relationship with Franco-Moroccan American nightclub owner and movie producer Victor Drai; he’s probably still known best for producing the 1984 romantic comedy movie “The Woman in Red”.

She began dating the late Russian-American ballet dancer and actor Alexander Borisovich Godunov in 1981, and the two remained together until 1988; Alexander died from hepatitis complications aged 45 in 1995.

From 1988 through 1992, Jacqueline was in a relationship with Swiss actor and director Vincent Perez, who’s perhaps still known best for starring in the 1996 superhero movie “The Crow: City of Angels”.

She met Turkish martial arts instructor Emin Boztepe in 1994, and they were together until 2005; the two reconciled in 2007, but split again in the following year.

Jacqueline’s also had brief romances with many famous actors, including Frank Howson, Jon Peters and Nick Nolte.

Jacqueline seems to be unattached as of May 2023.


Interesting facts and hobbies

Jacqueline’s godmother to famous American actress, moviemaker and humanitarian Angelina Jolie.

She was one of the first actresses to be paid over $1 million for a single role – $1.65 million for the 1981 historical war movie “Inchon”; the film turned out to be a disaster.

She’s been requested multiple times to write a memoir of her life, but has always refused.

Jacqueline’s two favorite actresses are Jessica Lange and Jeanne Moreau, and some of her favorite movies include “Frances”, “Music Box” and “Blue Sky”; her favorite actors are Marlon Brando and Anthony Hopkins.

She worked at a Chinese restaurant as a waitress before launching her acting career.

Jacqueline bought a used 1970 Cadillac Eldorado convertible in 1976, and drove it for the following three decades.

She served as a member of the jury at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival.

Height, eyes and wealth

Jacqueline’s age is 78. She has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 6ins (1.69m) tall and weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).

Jacqueline’s net worth’s been estimated at over $20 million, as of May 2023.

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