Jane Seymour is an English actress best known for being the quintessential Bond girl in the film ‘Live and Let Die’. She started her acting career in 1969 with the comedy film ‘Oh! What a Lovely War’, where she played a very minor role for which she wasn’t even credited. She then turned to smaller roles in films such as ‘The Only Way’, ‘The Young Winston’ and ‘The Best Pair of Legs in the Business’. However, her big career breakthrough happened following a role in the highly successful Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’ in the early 70s. Riding high on success, she went on to appear in some notable films such as ‘Somewhere in Time’, ‘Lassister’, ‘Head Office’, ‘Count on Me’ and ‘California’.
Although she did many films, some of her best roles remained the ones she played in successful films such as ‘War and Remembrance’, ‘East of Eden’ and ‘The Onassis: The Richest Man in the World’. She also won the television viewers over with her multiple award winning performance in the series ‘Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman’, which is widely regarded as one of her best career roles.
She also saw some failures in the form of films such as ‘California’, ‘Lake Effects’ and ‘The Family Tree’.
Agent 007, James Bond is sent to investigate the death of three MI6 agents who were mysteriously killed while investigating the operations of a Caribbean island dictator Dr. Kananga. During his investigations, he discovers Dr. Kananga’s alter ego is Mr. Big—a drug lord who wants monopoly over the heroin business—and must stop him.
Friends and partners as divorce mediators, John and Jeremy have a favorite pastime: crashing weddings to pick up women. After infiltrating into the wedding of the daughter of Secretary of the Treasury, Jeremy scores with his other daughter Gloria but cannot get rid of her, while John is determined to woo another daughter, Claire, who already has a boyfriend.
Austenland is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jane, a 30 year old woman obsessed with the novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Jane Austen. In order to search for her soulmate, she embarks on a vacation to a Jane Austen-theme park.
Benjamin is a private eye who is approached by a stranger claiming to be a Member of Parliament, who wants to hire Benjamin as a bodyguard for a friend Patricia. Since he is offered a huge sum of money, Benjamin decides to accept the assignment. However, both Patricia and Benjamin are murdered by someone shortly after. Benjamin is soon reincarnated as a dog, and he tries to find the murderer and solve the mystery.
Emma and Will were best friends during childhood, but as they grew up, they drifted apart. Will is now a street performer, but hopes of reconnecting with Emma again. Will eventually starts stalking her, but her boyfriend learns of this, and decides to teach Will a lesson.
Hannah Steele is a young and inexperienced college student, who meets a wealthy businessman and finds herself attracted to him. However, his sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
Kayley is an adventurous girl who wants to become a knight like her father, Sir Lionel. In order to save King Arthur from disaster, she goes looking for the lost sword Excalibur. She is accompanied by a blind hermit, his falcon and a two headed dragon.
Jane Seymour Awards
|Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama||1996|
|East of Eden||Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television||1982|
|Onassis: The Richest Man in the World||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special||1988|