Jackie Collins

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Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins (October 2009)
Born Jacqueline Jill Collins
4 October 1937
Hampstead, London, England, UK
Died 19 September 2015(2015-09-19) (aged 77)
Beverly Hills, California, US
Cause of death Breast cancer
Nationality British
Citizenship British (lifelong)
American (1960-death)
Occupation Novelist
Spouse Wallace Austin
(m. 1960-1964, divorced)
Oscar Lerman
(m. 1966-1992, his death)
Children Tracy Lerman (b. 1961)
Tiffany Lerman (b. 1967)
Rory Lerman (b. 1969)
Parents Elsa Bessant
Joseph William Collins
Relatives Joan Collins (sister)
Jackie Collins

Jacqueline Jill "Jackie" Collins (4 October 1937 – 19 September 2015[1][2][3]) was an English-American novelist. She wrote 32 novels, all of which have been on the New York Times bestsellers list. In total, her books have sold over 400 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages.[4][5] Eight of the books were made into movies or television mini-series.

She died on 19 September 2015 of breast cancer in Beverly Hills, California, aged 77.[6]

She was the younger sister of Joan Collins.

References[change | change source]

  1. Born in 1937 as per findmypast.co.uk
  2. "Birthdays". The Guardian (London): p. 33. 2006-10-04.
  3. Gambotto-Burke, Antonella (2007-07-22). "Lucky be a lady". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong): p. 1.
  4. Leadbetter, Russell (2007-10-17). "10 things about Jackie Collins". The Evening Times (Glasgow): p. 27.
  5. Roberts, Oliver (2007-11-18). "Mistress of fiction". The Sunday Times (Johannesburg): p. 16.
  6. Jackie Collins Has Died