Jacqueline Bisset Biography
In 1967 Jacqueline Bisset landed a role in the movie Two for the Road. She was also seen as Miss Goodthighs in the movie Casino Royale the same year. Then the following year, she landed the lead role in The Detective which was suppose to have been played by Mia Farrow. Still in 1968, she appeared opposite actor Steve McQueen in the film Bullitt. The following year, 1970, she appeared in the movie Airport.
Then in 1973, Jacqueline Bisset gave a highly acclaimed performance in the film Day for Night. The film, directed by Francois Truffaut, earned her the respect of both the moviegoers and the critics. In 1977, she appeared in the film The Deep opposite Robert Shaw. In the movie she had a scene swimming in nothing but a t-shirt made. The film was a box office sensation and she was credited for the later wet t-shirt contest. Newsweek then named her The Most Beautiful Actress of all Time. A Dutch producer cashed in on her fame when it released one of her early film featuring some nude scenes of her.
In 1978, the name Jacqueline Bissett became a household name. She then appeared in Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? For her performance, she was nominated in the Golden Globe. Then in 1981, she appeared in the film Rich and Famous who also starred Candace Bergen. Then in 1984, she also played opposite Albert Finney in the film Under the Volcano. In this film, she was once again nominated by the Golden Globe Awards. In 1996, Cesar Award nominated her for the film La Ceremonie.
During her career, Jacqueline Bisset worked with most of the best film directors, including Roman Polanski, George Cukor and John Huston and acted in French, Italian and Hollywood films.
Aside from her many film roles she also appeared in several television shows. In 2003 she was seen as Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis in the movie made for television, Americas Princes: The John F. Kennedy, Jr. Story. She also appeared recently in the series Nip/Tuck and the series FX.