Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour


Jane Seymour is an English actress who in February 2005 become a naturalized citizen of the United States born on 15 February 1951, In London, England.

Family Background:

She is the daughter of John Benjamin Frankenberg and his wife Mieke Van Trigt. Her father was a distinguished gynecologist and obstetrician and mother, a nurse.

Personal life:

Jane married four times and she had so many relationships, which were extremely brief. Her first marriage to Michael Attenborough from 1971 to 1973. In 1977, she married Geoffrey Planer, but they divorced after one year of marriage in 1978. In 1981, She married David Flynn. They have two children. The couple divorced in 1992. In 1993, She married James Keach. The couple has twins. In 2013, the couple has announced their separation.


She had been educated at the art educational school in Hertfordshire, England. She trained for a period of time at the art educational trust for dance and also trained under the Russian Ballet dancer, Kirov Ballet.


In 1970, She appeared in her first major film ‘The Only Way’. In this film, she had played the role of Jewish Woman. In 1973, she played ‘Emma Callon’ in the hit television series, ‘The Onedin Line’. During that time she had also appeared as the female lead in the mini-series ‘Frankenstein: The True Story’. End of 1973, she received the role of Solitaire in the James Bond hit ‘Live and Let Die’. In 1975, she had been cast in ‘Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger’. The following year, she appeared in the television adaptation of the same. In 1980, She returned on the big screen with the comedy film ‘Oh Heavenly Dog’. She had soon began started appearing in roles based on several works of literature and had worked in classics such as, ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Lassiter’. In 1988, she had been cast in the world war || epic, “War and Remembrance”. Later she worked in television series “Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman”, which was aired on television from 1993 to 1998. At the beginning of 2004, She had been cast as ‘Genevieve Teague’ in the famous pre-Superman series “Smallville”. Later she appeared in the small Television comedy series, “‘Modern Men”. Then she begun appeared in several reality shows such as “Iron Chef America: The Series” and “Dancing with the Stars”. She also appeared in a couple of episodes of the hit American series “Castle”, and “Love, Wedding, Marriage”, released in 2011.

Unknown Facts:

  • Her real name is Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg.
  • She co-founded a leading charity named ‘Open Hearts Foundation’.
  • She has also interested in Fine arts.

Master Stroke:

  • She had been ranked No. 10 in IGN’s list of Top 10 Bond Babes List.
  • In the 1990s, She earned the popular acclaim as ‘Dr. Mike Quinn’ in the popular television series, ‘Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman’.

Awards and Achievements:

  • She is multiple Emmy and Golden winner.
  • In 1981, She received the Golden Globe Award.
  • In 1993, She received the Golden Globe Award.
  • In 2010, She received the Ellis Island Medal.

What can we learn from Her??

Like Jane Seymour, Accept every challenge in life. know your inner strength and work hard.

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