Name: Jane Seymour
Born: Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg
Birth Date: Feb. 15, 1951
Place of Birth: Hillingdon, Middlesex, England
Height: 5' 4"
Eye Color: Green (left), brown (right)
Parents: John Benjamin Frankenberg, Mieke Frankenberg
a British obstetrician (of Polish and German descent)
Mother was a nurse (of Dutch descent) who survived a concentration camp in Indonesia
Sisters: Sally Frankenberg, Anne Gould
Education: Arts Educational Trust, London, England (she trained to be dancer and wanted to be a ballerina, but a knee injury at age 17 while performing with Russia's renowned Kirov Ballet resulted in her switch to theater)
Crowned: Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II
Residence: Malibu, California
Married: James Keach on May 15, 1993 (met on the set of TV-Movie Sunstroke)
Children: Katie Flynn (1981), Sean Flynn (1985), John Stacy Keach (1995), Kristopher Steven Keach (1995) -- Kris is named after Christopher Reeve and Johnny is named after Johnny Cash, both were family friends and the boys' godfathers
Stepchildren: Kalen Keach, Jennifer Flynn
Ex-husbands: Michael Attenborough ('71-'73), Geoffrey "Jeep" Planer ('77-'78), David Flynn ('81-'91)
Claim to Fame: Title role in Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman
Production Company: Catfish Productions, Inc.
Hobbies: painting, designing, golf, flyfishing and tennis
Pets: dog, cats, horses, fish
Favorite music: classical; Elton John, The Beatles; eclectic
Favorite TV show: 60 Minutes, 20/20 and news format shows
Trademark: her beautiful long tresses; Jane's hair grows 3/4 to an inch a month, and she touches up her hair every three weeks. Read about her hair care regime.
Make-up: Natural Advantage
First Emmy nomination: 1977 for Captains and the Kings
Named: "Queen of the Miniseries" in the 80's because of her 9 appearances in miniseries such as "Crossings" and "War and Remembrance."
1981: Golden Globe: Best Actress in Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for
Television, East of Eden
1988: Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries, Onassis: The
Richest Man in the World
1995: Golden Globe: Best Actress in a Television Series (Drama), Dr.
Quinn, Medicine Woman
Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame: Tuesday, April 20, 1999; unofficially declared "Jane Seymour Day" in Hollywood; fans raised the $10,000 needed to sponsor the star, but in actuality, raised $48,000 from donations, sponsors, raffles, auctions, and memorabilia sales.
Exercises: Pilates technique for over 20 years, yoga for stretching and relaxation.