Special Sub-Topic: Jane Seymour
|What is Jane's real name?|
Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg. At the age of 17, Jane changed her name because Frankenberg didn't roll as well off the tongue.
|When was Jane born?|
February 15, 1951. Jane was born in Wimbledon, England.
|When Jane was a child she had one main dream, to become ______ ?|
a ballerina. "From her early childhood she dreamed of becoming not an actress, but a ballerina. She began training in dance at an early age, and was just thirteen when she made her professional debut with the London Festival Ballet. That same year, she entered the Arts Educational Trust for dance, music and theater training. After attending a prestigious ballet school, she was lucky enough to dance with Russia's renowned Kirov Ballet at just 17 years old. Unfortunately, an injury sustained during her first performance with the Kirov put an end to Seymour's dancing career." 'My dream was to dance with the Kirov Ballet, and I did...once.'" The direct quote can be found at: http://www.friendsofjane.com/aaj_meetjane.htm
|Which "Bond Girl" did she portray?|
Solitaire. She played Solitaire in one of the most popular Bond movies "Live and Let Die" (1973).
|Has she ever appeared in any films with Christopher Reeve?|
y. They starred in "Somewhere in Time" (1980).
She also starred with Chevy Chase in "Oh! Heavenly Dog" (1980).
|What was Jane's first published book? |
Jane Seymour's Guide to Romantic Living. "In addition to acting, Jane established herself as a successful author, publishing her first book, 'Jane Seymour's Guide to Romantic Living' in 1986. She also teamed with her husband to write a series of exceedingly successful children's books entitled 'This One and That One' inspired by her highly and delightfully altered life since she gave birth to their twins in late 1995.
Before the twins were born, at the couple's sonogram visits, Jane would ask, 'How is this one doing?' or 'What about that one?' Hence the title of the series. Published by Putnam, the books transpose their household into a family of cats whose lives are constantly energized by the antics of their toddler kitty twins, This One and That One. The twins give gray whiskers to their parent cats, Lady Jane and Big Jim. Recently, Jane has authored a book on twins, entitled "Two at a Time: Having Twins." The direct quote can be found at: www.friendsofjane.com/aaj_meetjane.htm
|Jane was named to the ______ Celebrity Cabinet.|
American Red Cross. "Actively involved in numerous charitable causes, Jane works for Childhelp USA, a national organization dedicated to the research, treatment and prevention of child abuse, as International Ambassador. The organization's "Woman of the World" award is one of many honors she has won for her social and charitable achievements. Seymour has also been involved with a number of other charity organizations, including UNICEF, City Hearts, and Make-A-Wish Foundation, and has recently been named to the Celebrity Cabinet of the American Red Cross." The direct quote can be found at: http://www.friendsofjane.com/aaj_meetjane.htm
|In which year was Titus Fine appointed to handle Jane's artwork?|
1997. "Titus Fine Art, the highly regarded Beverly Hills, California firm, is the exclusive worldwide representative of Jane Seymour's original paintings, watercolors and limited-edition prints. They have been handling Jane's work since 1997." The direct quote can be found at: http://www.friendsofjane.com/aaj_meetjane.htm
|Who did Jane choose to sell her first clothing line?|
Blair's Crossing Pointe. It is said that she selected Blair because they had a high level of credibility and integrity.
|What British television series has Jane been in?|
"The Onedin Line". This was her first television series and led to her being casted as Solitaire in "James Bond Live and Let Die." She also played the leading role in the 1993-1998 hit series, "Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman."
|What are the names of Jane's twins?|
John and Kristopher. Her children include twins John and Kristopher, teen-agers Sean and Katie, her stepdaughter Jenny and stepson Kalen.
|The manor that Jane owns near Bath, England is from what Century?|
|For what film or series did Jane win her first Emmy?|
"Onassis". She won this in 1988. "Onassis" was made in (1988). "Dr. Quinn" was made in (1993). "Black Out" was made in(2001). "East of Eden" was made in(1981).
|Has Jane ever worked as a producer or co-producer?|
y. She has either produced or co-produced the following:
"Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Heart Within" (2001) (Dr. Michaela Quinn) (co-producer)
"Blackout" (2001) (Kathie Robbins) (producer)
"Enslavement: Fanny Kemble" (2000) (Fanny Kemble) (producer)
"Murder in the Mirror" (2000) (Mary) (producer)
"A Marriage of Convenience" (1998) (Chris Winslow) (producer)
"The Absolute Truth" (1997) (Alison Reid) (producer)
"A Passion for Justice" (1994) (Hazel Brannon Smith) (producer)
"Praying Mantis" (1993) (Linda Crandell) (producer)
"Sunstroke" (1992) (Teresa Winters/Blake) (producer).
|In 1996, she won two Golden Globe Awards...one for "Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman" and one for "East of Eden"?|
n. She won two in 1995..one for "Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman" and the other for "East of Eden."
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