Jane Seymour Biography
Her first major appearance was in the movie The Only Way, in 1970. She played the role of Lillian Stein, a Jewish woman on the run from the Nazi. Her first major role in television was in the series The Onedin Line. Jane Seymour was with the series from 1972 to 1973 as Emma Callon. While with The Onedin Line, she landed the female lead role in the two-part miniseries, Frankenstein: The True Story. She also played the character of Winston Churchills lover in the Young Winston. Then she became the Bond girl, Solitaire in the James Bond, Live and Let Die.
In 1975, Jane Seymour played the character of Princess Farah in Ray Harryhausens third Sinbad, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger. The film was released in 1977 and became another Sinbad hit. In 1978, she appeared in the sci-fi movie Battlestar Galactica. She reprised her role in the spin-off series of the movie. In 1981, she was again in another miniseries, East of Eden. The film was based on the novel by John Steinbeck and she played the character of Cathy Ames.
The same year 1981, Jane Seymour returned to the movies in the Oh Heavenly Dog, where she played opposite Chevy Chase and in the now classic Somewhere in Time, where she starred opposite Christopher Reeve. In 1984, she had a nude scene in the film opposite Tom Selleck, Lassiter.
In 1988, Jane Seymour was seen in the epic miniseries War and Remembrance, which was based on the novel by Herman Wouk. She played the female lead, Natalie Henry. She was an American Jewish woman trapped in Europe at the height of the Second World War. The following year, she appeared in the movie made for television, La revolution francaise. In this film, in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, she played the role of Marie Antoinette.
In 1993, Jane Seymour landed another lead role in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, the television series. She played the role of Dr. Michaela Mike Quinn for the series and reprised the role in the movie for television sequels. In 2004, she appeared as guest star in the series Smallville. And another guest appearance in the series, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2005, she appeared in the film, Wedding Crashers and then in 2006, in the series Modern Men, How I Met Your Mother and Justice. In 2007 Jane Seymour guest starred in the sitcom by ABC, In Case of Emergency and danced as a contestant in the reality hit show, Dancing with the Stars.