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Jackie Collins

A book by Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins (English Jackie Collins ), full name - Jacqueline Jill Collins, b. October 4, 1937 in London, died on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles from breast cancer - British writer, sister of actress Joan Collins. [u] Biography [/ u] Jackie Collins was born to Elsa Bessant, a dance teacher and theater agent Joseph William Collins, whose clients included the Beatles and Tom Jones. In addition to Jackie, the family has an eldest daughter, the famous actress Joan Collins (b.

1933), and a younger son, Bill Collins (b.

1946). Jackie`s father was a native of South Africa and professed Judaism, and her mother was a British citizen and belonged to the Church of England. At 15, Jackie was expelled from school. Together with her older sister, she went to Hollywood. During this period, she had a short but stormy romance with the young actor Marlon Brando. Started acting in films in the 1950s. She starred in the ITC Entertainment miniseries Danger Man and The Saint, but soon left...

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Jackie Collins (English Jackie Collins ), full name - Jacqueline Jill Collins, b. October 4, 1937 in London, died on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles from breast cancer - British writer, sister of actress Joan Collins. [u] Biography [/ u] Jackie Collins was born to Elsa Bessant, a dance teacher and theater agent Joseph William Collins, whose clients included the Beatles and Tom Jones. In addition to Jackie, the family has an eldest daughter, the famous actress Joan Collins (b. 1933), and a younger son, Bill Collins (b. 1946). Jackie`s father was a native of South Africa and professed Judaism, and her mother was a British citizen and belonged to the Church of England. At 15, Jackie was expelled from school. Together with her older sister, she went to Hollywood. During this period, she had a short but stormy romance with the young actor Marlon Brando. Started acting in films in the 1950s. She starred in the ITC Entertainment miniseries Danger Man and The Saint, but soon left the film industry. [u] Literary career [/ u] Jackie Collins` first novel, The World Is Full of Married Men, was published in 1968. Renowned novelist and romance novelist Barbara Cartland "described" the novel as "nasty, filthy and disgusting." The novel was banned in Australia and South Africa. However, the book scandal helped Jackie boost US and UK sales. The second novel, The Stud, was published in 1969 and entered the bestseller lists. In 1971, Jackie Collins` third novel, The Hollywood Zoo, followed, which also became a bestseller. In 1974, the novel "Murderers" was published, which became the first novel by the writer about the world of organized crime - a genre that would later prove to be very successful for her. In 1978 Collins co-wrote the screenplay of her novel The Stud, starring her sister Joanne. After a successful first experience, Collins wrote several more scripts from her books. Collins and her family moved to Los Angeles permanently in the 1980s. Her next novel, Chances, published in 1981, introduces Lucky Santangelo, the “dangerously beautiful” daughter of gangster Gino Santangelo, for the first time. Hollywood Wives (1983) hit # 1 on The New York Times bestseller list and sold 15 million copies worldwide. Jackie Collins` books were published with a total circulation of 400 million copies and were translated into 40 languages, based on eight films and television series were created. [u] Family [/ u] In 1959, Jackie married Wallace Austin. After four and a half years of marriage, they divorced. From this marriage, Jackie has a daughter, Tracy (b. 1961). In 1966, Collins married the owner of the nightclub, Oscar Lerman. Collins and Lerman have three daughters: Tracey Lerman (Jackie`s adopted daughter from her first marriage), Tiffany Lerman (b. 1967) and Rory Lerman (b. 1969). Oscar Lerman died of cancer in 1992. It was around this time that Collins wrote and prepared another series of novels, Lady Boss. In 1994 Collins became engaged to Frank Calcagnini. He died in 1998 of a brain tumor. [collapse collapsed title = Bibliography:] 1968 - The World Is Full Of Married Men 1969 - The Stud / Stallion 1971 - Sinners 1974 - The Love Killers 1975 - The World Is Full Of Divorced Women / The world is full of divorced women 1977 - Lovers & Gamblers / Players and lovers 1979 - The Bitch / Bitch 1981 - Chances / Chances 1983 - Hollywood Wives / Hollywood Wives 1985 - Lucky / Lucky 1986 - Hollywood Husbands / Hollywood Husbands 1988 - Rock Star / Rock Star 1990 - Lady Boss / Lady Boss 1993 - American Star / American Star 1994 - Hollywood Kids / Hollywood Children 1996 - Vendetta: Lucky`s Revenge / Lucky`s Revenge 1998 - Power / Power 1998 - Obsession / Obsession 1998 - Murder / Death 1998 - Revenge / Revenge 1998 - Thrill / I so want 1999 - Dangerous Kiss / Dangerous kiss 2001 - Hollywood Wives: The New Generation / Hollywood wives. New Generation 2003 - Hollywood Divorces / 2006 Divorces - Lovers & Players / Players and Lovers 2007 - Drop Dead Beautiful / 2008 Killing Beautiful - Married Lovers / Married Lovers 2009 - Poor Little Bitch Girl / Poor Little Bitch 2011 - Goddess of Vengeance / Goddess of Vengeance [/ collapse] Wikipedia Official site