- NAME: Jane Seymour
- OCCUPATION: Actress, Writer
- BIRTH DATE: February 15, 1951 (Age: 63)
- EDUCATION: The Arts Educational School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Hayes, Hillingdon, England, United Kingdom
- Originally: Joyce Penelope Wilhemina Frankenberg
- AKA: Jane Seymour
- AKA: Joyce Wilhemina Frankenberg
- AKA: Joyce Frankenberg
- Full Name: Jane Seymour, OBE
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius
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Emmy Award-winning British actress Jane Seymour starred on the dramatic TV series Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and was in the James Bond film Live and Let Die.
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Following the show's cancelation, the actress reprised her role in several made-for-TV movies.
Seymour teamed up with current husband James Keach for several projects, including a production company called Catfish Productions. The two have also authored a series of children's books. In the spring of 2002, Seymour debuted her own clothing line, the Jane Seymour Signature Collection. Later that year,
Seymour signed a deal to develop and sell an exclusive home products and children's clothing line to Saks Fifth Avenue.
Seymour has continued to appear in both TV and film roles. She had a recurring role on Smallville from 2004 to 2005. The following year, Seymour starred in the short-lived comedy Modern Men. She proved to be quite a scene stealer with her small part in the hit comedy Wedding Crashers starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn in 2005.
In the fall of 2007, Seymour tackled a new challenge. She competed on the fifth season of Dancing With the Stars, making to the show's seventh round. Since then, Seymour has made a number of guest appearances on such series as Castle and Franklin & Bash. She has also continued to appear in made-for-TV movies, with recent credits including 2012's Lake Effects.
Seymour devotes much of her time these days to her art. She makes appearances at galleries around the country. In addition to fine art, Seymour markets a line of jewelry called Open Hearts, a skin care program as well as furniture and home accessories. She also created the Open Hearts Foundation, which supports arts, education, health and sports charities.
Seymour married Michael Attenborough, son of famed British director Sir Richard Attenborough, when she was 20. The marriage was short lived, and in 1977, Seymour married again, this time to businessman Geoffrey Planer. After a year, the couple divorced. In 1981, Seymour wed her then-business manager, David Flynn. The marriage produced two children, Katie and Sean, but the couple divorced in 1992.
Seymour met actor-director Keach, in 1992. The two wed in May of 1993. Seymour gave birth to twins in 1996, bringing the family total to six (including stepson Kalen Keach and stepdaughter Jenny Flynn). The family owns residences in Malibu, California and Bath, England.
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