1 : Introduction to the question “3. This American film star was born Jill Arlyn Oppenheim in 1940, but who was she known as on screen?
…1. Jill Patterson
2. Jill Jackson
3. Jill St. John
4. Jillian Anderson
Born into a Jewish family, Jill Arlyn Oppenheim’s mother changed her last name to St. John when Jill was eleven. Jill attended the famous Hollywood Professional School, which has a most impressive list of alumni, especially in the world of acting and entertainment.
Jill had a very successful radio, television and film career. She is probably best remembered for her role as Tiffany Case, one of the “Bond girls” from the film “Diamonds Are Forever”, opposite Sean Connery. After three failed marriages, she wed Robert Wagner in 1990, and has made four films with him. Jill also wrote a cookbook in 1987.
(Around the middle of the 20th century it was fairly common in the English-speaking countries for Jews to discard linguistically German names for English names).
3. This American film star was born Jill Arlyn Oppenheim in 1940, but who was she known as on screen?