Jill St. John Biography (1940-)

Original name, Jill Arlyn Oppenheim; born August 19, 1940, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Betty Lou Oppenheim; married Neil Durbin, May 23, 1957 (divorced, 1958); married Lance Reventlow, March 24, 1960 (divorced, 1963); married Jack Jones (a singer), October 14, 1967 (divorced, 1969); married Robert Wagner, May 26, 1990. Addresses: Agent: Borinstein Oreck Bogart Agency, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 110, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
August 19, 1940
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) A Christmas Carol, 1948
  • Erica Landis, Summer Love, Universal, 1958
  • Meg Dean, Holiday for Lovers, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1959
  • Kate Pennypacker, The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker, 1959
  • Jennifer Holmes, The Lost World, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960
  • Barbara, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (also known as The Widow and the Gigolo), Warner Bros., 1961
  • Rosemary Hoyt, Tender Is the Night, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1962
  • Peggy John, Come Blow Your Horn, Paramount, 1963
  • Barbara Tuttle, Who's Minding the Store?, Paramount, 1963
  • Toby Tobler, Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed, Paramount, 1964
  • Sherry, Honeymoon Hotel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1964
  • Laurel Scott, The Oscar, Embassy, 1966
  • Iris, The Liquidator, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1966
  • Angela Barr, Banning, Universal, 1967
  • Monica, Eight on the Lam (also known as Eight on the Run),United Artists, 1967
  • Ann Archer, Tony Rome, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967
  • Mistress Jessica Stephens, The King's Pirate, Universal, 1967
  • Tiffany Case, Diamonds Are Forever (also known as Ian Fleming'sDiamonds Are Forever), United Artists, 1971
  • Mooch Goes to Hollywood (also known as Mooch), 1971
  • Pat Lambert, Sitting Target, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1972
  • Warden Fletcher, The Concrete Jungle, Pentagon, 1982
  • Elise, The Act (also known as Bless 'Em All), Film VenturesInternational, 1982
  • Herself, The Player, Fine Line, 1992
  • Something to Believe In, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Elegant lady, The Calling, Rico, 2001
  • Mary Oakley, The Trip, Falcon Fair, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Lois Graves, Junior Miss, 1957
  • Deanna Kincaid, Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-1984
  • Movies
  • Nikki Pine, How I Spent My Summer Vacation (also known as Deadly Roulette), 1967
  • Leona Purdy, Fame Is the Name of the Game, 1969
  • Mary Harper, The Spy Killer, 1969
  • Mary Harper, Foreign Exchange, 1969
  • Title role, Brenda Starr, 1976
  • Fran Sullivan, Telethon, 1977
  • Sylvia Maxwell, Hart to Hart, 1979
  • Joanna Van Egan, Rooster, 1982
  • Two Guys from Muck, 1982
  • Bunny Wells, Out There, Showtime and syndicated, 1995
  • (Uncredited) Tiffany Case, The James Bond Story (also known as 007: The James Bond Story), 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Mrs. Alfred Bennett, Around the World in 80 Days (also known as Il giro del mondo in 80 giorni and In 80 Tagen um die Welt), NBC,1989
  • Episodic
  • "Who Killed Merlin the Great?," Burke's Law, 1964
  • The Andy Williams Show, 1965
  • "The Pidgeons of Paris," The Rogues, NBC, 1965
  • Molly, "Hey Diddle Riddle," Batman, ABC, 1966
  • Molly, "Smack in the Middle," Batman, ABC, 1966
  • Barbary Red, "Barbary Red," The Big Valley, ABC, 1966
  • The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, 1967
  • Cameo appearance, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, 1968, 1971, 1972
  • "The Civilized Men," The Name of the Game, 1969
  • The Red Skelton Show, NBC, 1971
  • Mitzi De Risi, "Sounds of Silence/Cyrano de Bricker/Murder on the High Seas," The Love Boat, 1979
  • Clare Fenner, "The Spider Serenade/Next Door Wife/The Harder They Fall,"The Love Boat, 1979
  • Mavis Graham, "Sudden Death," Vega$, ABC, 1980
  • Jan Kona, "Three Minus Two," Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1981
  • "Lose One, Win One/For the Record/Mind My Wife," The Love Boat, 1981
  • Helen of Troie, "Paquito's Birthday/Technical advisor," Fantasy Island, 1981
  • Laura, "New York, A.C./Live it Up/All's Fair in Love and War," The Love Boat, 1982
  • Jan Kona, "Three Minus Two," Magnum, P.I., 1982
  • Helen Leyton/Jane Dow, "Forget Me Not/The Quiz Masters," Fantasy Island, 1982
  • Karen Ann Douglas, "X-22," Matt Houston, 1982
  • Mara Giardino, "The Burning: Parts 1 and 2," Dempsey & Makepeace, syndicated, 1986
  • Mrs. Abbott, "The Yada Yada," Seinfeld, NBC, 1997
  • Also appeared in episodes of The DuPont Theater and Fireside Theatre, NBC.
  • Specials
  • Location host, Celebrity Daredevils, 1983
  • Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Road to Hollywood, 1983
  • The Night of 100 Stars II, ABC, 1985
  • The 50th Presidential Inaugural Gala, 1985
  • Rich and Famous 1988 World's Best, syndicated, 1988
  • Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come, 1990
  • Sinatra: 80 Years My Way, ABC, 1995
  • Let's Make Sure Everybody Eats '95, TV Food Network, 1995
  • Narrator, Intimate Portrait: Eva Peron, Lifetime, 1996
  • Radio Appearances
  • Sharon Barbour, One Man's Family, c. 1945-1951
  • Stage Appearances
  • Love Letters, American Music Theatre, Lancaster, PA, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Books
  • Jill St. John Cookbook, 1989
  • Author of an additional cookbook.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, December 4, 1995, p. 40

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