Jane Seymour Young: Then-And-Now Photos Of The Timeless Screen Beauty

By | April 26, 2020

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Jane Seymour on the series 'Battlestar Galactica,' 1978. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images) JANE SEYMOUR

From Bond Girl to Medicine Woman, Jane Seymour has been a familiar face on TV and in movies since the '70s. The role that made her famous was that of Solitaire in the 1973 007 movie Live and Let Die, Roger Moore's James Bond debut. From there, Seymour was off on a whirlwind of productions of every kind of genre -- fantasy (the Ray Harryhausen movie Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, 1977), science fiction (Battlestar Galactica, 1978), comedy (Oh Heavenly Dog with Chevy Chase, 1980) and literature (East of Eden and The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1981 and 1982). Seymour, who does not appear to age at all, continues to act to this day, with a recent stint in the acclaimed Netflix series The Kominsky Method.

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In The Only Way. Source: (Fandor)

Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg was born on February 15, 1951 in Uxbridge, England. She was educated at the Tring Park School for Performing Arts in Hertfordshire and chose the stage name Jane Seymour, inspired by the English queen of the same name. Seymour’s first love was not acting, but rather ballet, and she had her professional debut at 13 with the London Festival Ballet, and she continued her training after entering the Arts Educational Trust. Her ballet career was sidelined three years later when she danced with the Kirov Ballet and she injured her knees.