Kate Jackson

  • Birth Name: Catherine Elise Jackson
  • Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model, Director, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Former model for Max Factor and Revlon.
  • Worked as a tour guide at NBC.
  • First acting break came on the soap opera Dark Shadows in 1970; she played a ghost named Daphne Harridge.
  • Acted in both the original version of Satan's School for Girls (1973) and the 2000 remake (which starred Shannen Doherty).
  • First of the Charlie's Angels to be cast in the '70s series.
  • Reluctantly declined the Meryl Streep role in 1979's Kramer vs. Kramer because of scheduling conflicts with Charlie's Angels.
  • Battled breast cancer in 1987 and 1989, and had open-heart surgery in 1995 for a genetic defect involving a tiny hole in her heart.
  • Was awarded the Power of Love award by the American Heart Association in 2003 for her efforts to spread awareness about breast cancer and heart defects.

Awards

  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1978, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1978, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1977, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1978, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Ruth Jackson — Mother
  • Andrew Stevens — Ex-husband
  • Charles Taylor Jackson — Son
  • Jenny — Sister
  • Tom Hart — Ex-husband
  • Hogan Jackson — Father
  • David Greenwald — Ex-husband

College

  • Attended University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, United States; attended Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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  • Birth Name: Catherine Elise Jackson
  • Birth Place: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model, Director, Producer