Jacqueline Bisset

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Jacqueline Bisset in Almaty (2007)

Jacqueline Bisset [ ˌd͡ʒækəliːn ˈbɪsɪt ], actually Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset (born  September 13, 1944 in Weybridge ), is a British actress .


Bisset first worked as a photo model before switching to film in 1964. She had her second role in 1966 in Roman Polański's film When Katelbach comes ... , which was awarded the Golden Bear in Berlin . With her leading role in François Truffaut's The American Night (1973), Jacqueline Bisset established herself as a cinema star in Europe .

She played alongside well-known actors such as Dean Martin , Jean-Pierre Léaud , Steve McQueen , Burt Lancaster , Joseph Cotten , Paul Newman , Jon Voight , Marcello Mastroianni , Robert Shaw , Nick Nolte , Anthony Quinn , George Segal , Jean-Paul Belmondo , Jean-Pierre Cassel , Marc Porel , Charles Bronson , Jean Rochefort , Frank Sinatra , Albert Finney , Sean Connery and worked with directors such as Sidney Lumet , George Cukor , John Huston and Claude Chabrol .

In addition to movies, Bisset also played in multi-part television programs and television series, including Napoleon and Josephine . She played a supporting role in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), but the scenes with her were cut out for the final version.

For her role in the television series Dancing on the Edge , she was awarded the 2014 Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a mini-series .

Filmography (selection)

Web links

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Individual evidence

  1. Jacqueline Bisset in the Notable Names Database (English)