Jacqueline Bisset

Born Sep 13, 1944

Jacqueline Bisset is an English actress. She has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. She is known for her roles in the films Bullitt (1968), Airport (1970), The Deep (1977), Class (1983), and the TV series Nip/Tuck in 2006. She has also appeared in several French productions and was nominated for a César Award for La Cérémonie (1995). She was awarded the Légion d'honneur in 2010.… Read More

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1944 Birth Born on September 13, 1944.


1965 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Bisset began her film career in 1965 and first came to prominence in 1968 with roles in The Detective, Bullitt, and The Sweet Ride, for which she received a most promising newcomer Golden Globe nomination. … Read More
1967 22 Years Old In 1967, she appeared in the movie Two for the Road. … Read More
1968 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Bisset's parents divorced in 1968, after 28 years of marriage. … Read More
1969 24 Years Old In 1969, she played her first "older woman" (at 25) in the sex comedy The First Time.
1970 25 Years Old She was one of the many stars in the 1970 disaster film Airport, as a pregnant stewardess carrying Dean Martin's love child. … Read More
1973 28 Years Old Several of Bisset's movies are also French or Italian productions. In 1973, she appeared in François Truffaut's Day for Night, where she earned the respect of European critics and moviegoers as a serious actress.


1975 30 Years Old She co-starred with Marcello Mastroianni in Luigi Comencini's La donna della domenica in 1975.
1977 32 Years Old In 1977, Bisset made strides towards becoming a better-known entertainer in America with her movie The Deep, where swimming underwater wearing only a T-shirt for a top, helped make the film a box office success, leading the producer Peter Guber to say, "That T-shirt made me a rich man," and led many to credit her with popularising the wet T-shirt contest. … Read More
1978 33 Years Old By 1978, she was a household name. … Read More


1985 40 Years Old Bisset has appeared in many made-for-TV movies since the mid-1980s, starting with the cable adaptation of Anna Karenina with Christopher Reeve in 1985. … Read More


1996 51 Years Old In 1996, Bisset was nominated for a César Award for her role in the French film La Cérémonie.
2001 56 Years Old She appeared in the 16th century period drama Dangerous Beauty (1998) as Catherine McCormack's mother, a retired Venetian courtesan, and had the leading role in the 2001 independent feature The Sleepy Time Gal, which premiered on the Sundance Channel and was cited by the Village Voice in its annual survey of the year's best undistributed films.


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2008 63 Years Old 1 More Event
She starred in the lead role of Boaz Yakin's Death in Love which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. … Read More
2010 65 Years Old In 2010, Bisset was awarded the Légion d'honneur insignia, with French President Nicolas Sarkozy calling her "a movie icon."
2013 68 Years Old She returned to the UK to film Stephen Poliakoff's 1930s jazz drama series, Dancing on the Edge, which started on BBC2 in 2013. … Read More
2015 70 Years Old In 2015, she co-starred with Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette in the film Miss You Already. … Read More
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