Jill St. John

Jill St. John ( born August 19, 1940 as Jill Arlyn Oppenheim in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress.


St. John began five years with appearances on stage and on the radio. In 1949 she had her first role in a television production. 1958, at the age of 18, she signed a contract with Universal Pictures and made ​​her film debut in a supporting role in Summer Love at the side of John Saxon. It was followed by various film roles, including the lead female role in Lost World opposite Michael Rennie and Claude Rains.

If my bedroom could speak for her role in the Oscar -nominated film, she was nominated for the 1964 Golden Globe, as well as their Mitdarsteller Lee J. Cobb and Frank Sinatra. By the end of the 1960s, she played several film roles, including the female lead in L - The Silent with Rod Taylor and The sniffer with Frank Sinatra. In 1971, she was the Bond Girl Tiffany Case in Sean Connery's last official James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, in the following year, she played the female lead role in Blood Red acres adjacent to Oliver Reed.

This was also her last major film role. Subsequently, she appeared almost exclusively in guest roles on several television series, including Hart to Hart, Magnum and Love Boat. With Robert Wagner, with whom she has been married since 1990, she toured in the late 1990s with the two-person play Love Letters. Your last film appearance was in 2002, in which her husband played in a nameless supporting role in The Calling the main role. In addition, St. John has published several cookbooks and columns in the magazine USA Weekend.

Jill St. John was married four times, including the Formula 1 racer Lance Reventlow and singer Jack Jones.

Filmography (selection)