Jill Haworth

Born Aug 15, 1945

Valerie Jill Haworth was an English actress. She appeared in films throughout the 1960s, and started making guest appearances on television in 1963. She also originated the role of Sally Bowles in the musical Cabaret on Broadway in 1966. Haworth was born in Hove, Sussex, to a textile magnate father and a mother who trained as a ballet dancer. She was named Valerie Jill in honor of the day she was born, Victory over Japan Day or V.J. Day.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on August 15, 1945.
1953 7 Years Old She took ballet lessons at the prestigious Sadler's Wells Ballet School to escape from an unhappy home when her parents separated in 1953. … Read More


1959 13 Years Old Her first film appearance was in the 1959 rendition of The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, when she had a non-speaking part as a schoolgirl. … Read More
1960 14 Years Old 1 More Event
Haworth appeared on Parade for the 31 July 1960 issue.
1962 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Preminger insisted that she live in New York City to become "Americanized," but he didn't want her to live in Los Angeles for fear she would just be a 'starlet a-go-go'. She was approached to be the title character in the 1962 film Lolita opposite James Mason, but because Preminger held her contract he vetoed the idea. … Read More
1964 18 Years Old …  Their relationship as a couple ended on Valentine's Day 1964 when Haworth found Mineo and his protégé, Bobby Sherman, having sex in the bed that Haworth and Mineo shared in a Malibu beach house. … Read More
1965 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1965 she did an episode of The Rogues entitled "Mr. White's Christmas" as Timothea, and really loved working with David Niven and Charles Boyer. … Read More


1966 20 Years Old …  She played Sally Bowles in the original Broadway cast of the 1966 musical Cabaret, a part she played for two years and four months. Judi Dench took over the role when the production debuted in London in 1968.
1969 23 Years Old Their friendship even led to a brief resumption of a sexual relationship in 1969, but after she got pregnant in September and had an abortion, they went back to being just friends. … Read More


2011 65 Years Old Haworth lived in New York City, on the Upper East Side, for many years with her mother. She died of natural causes at the age of 65 on 3 January 2011 in Manhattan, and is buried at Kensico Cemetery.
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