Jill St. John

  • Birth Name: Jill Arlyn Oppenheim
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Author
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Fast Facts

  • At 5, she was a regular on the radio series One Man's Family.
  • Toured with Martha Raye in Annie Get Your Gun at 10.
  • Studied at the Panaieff Ballet Center in Hollywood, where classmates included Natalie Wood and Stefanie Powers.
  • Graduated from high school at age 14.
  • Was signed to a contract by Universal Studios at 16.
  • Married her first husband, linen heir Neil Dubin, three times because they were concerned about the legality of the marriages.
  • Once ran the designer-sweater business Smith-St. John Ltd.
  • Was the first American Bond girl when she played Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).
  • In the 1980s, she hosted monthly cooking spots on ABC's Good Morning America, wrote a monthly column for USA Weekend magazine and published several cookbooks.
  • Has appeared with husband Robert Wagner in six movies and a number of TV series, including the famous "The Yada Yada" episode of Seinfeld.
  • Has lived in Hollywood, Paris, London, Aspen and Honolulu.

Awards

  • 1964, Golden Globe — Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: Nominee

Relationships

  • Neil Dubin — Ex-husband
  • Katie Wagner — Stepdaughter
  • Courtney Brooke Wagner — Stepdaughter
  • Natasha Gregson Wagner — Stepdaughter
  • Lance Reventlow — Ex-husband
  • Edward Oppenheimer — Father
  • Robert Wagner — Husband
  • Jack Jones — Ex-husband
  • Betty Lou Oppenheimer — Mother

College

  • Attended University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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