Jane Seymour (actress)

Jane Seymour, OBE (* February 15, 1951 in Hayes, Middlesex Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg as ) is a British- American actress and film producer.

Life and career

Jane Seymour's acting was educated at the independent, artistic aligned Arts Educational School, Tring Park in Hertfordshire, England.

Seymour has worked as an actress since 1969 and played among other things, the Solitaire in the James Bond film Live and Let Die (1973 ) on the side of Roger Moore. Because of their popularity in this film, she received the Silver Bravo Otto in Germany. In 1976, she played Princess Farah in the movie Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. Her most famous role is that of Dr. Michaela ' Dr. Mike " Quinn in the television series Dr. Quinn - Medicine Woman (1993-1998 ). In 2003 she took over the role of Genevieve Teague, the scheming mother of Jason ( Jensen Ackles ), in the fourth season of Smallville. Seymour was in 1982 as Cathy in the filming of East of Eden as a television mini - series and 1996 Award for Dr. Quinn with a Golden Globe Award, received an Emmy in 1988 ( Onassis: The Richest Man in the World) and was established in 1999 with a star honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1999 Seymour was named " Officer of the Order of the British Empire" and was given on 11 February 2005, the U.S. citizenship. She is very dedicated and outside the film industry, including as an official spokesperson for UNICEF and as an international ambassador for the children of U.S. aid. Last you could see it in the U.S. dance show Dancing with the Stars, in which she danced for several weeks with her partner Toni Dovolani.


Seymour's father is the British John Benjamin Frankenberg, her mother from the Netherlands Mieke van Trigt; Seymour grew up bilingual with English and Dutch.

Seymour was married several times:

Seymour has four children, two from his third marriage and twins from fourth marriage.

Filmography (selection)



Golden Globe Award:

Saturn Award:

Screen Actors Guild Award: