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Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins (October 2009)
Born Jacqueline Jill Collins
4 May 1935 (1935-05-04) (age 84)
London, England, UK
Occupation Novelist
Spouse Wallace Austin
(m. 1960-1964, divorced)
Oscar Lerman
(m. 1966-1992, his death)
Children Tracy Lerman (b. 1961)
Tiffany Lerman (b. 1967)
Rory Lerman (b. 1969)
Parents Elsa Bessant
Joseph William Collins (deceased)
Relatives Joan Collins (sister)
Jackie Collins

Jacqueline Jill "Jackie" Collins (born 4 October 1937[1][2][3]) is an English novelist. She has written 28 novels, all of which have been on the New York Times bestsellers list. In total, her books have sold over 400 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages.[4][5] Eight of the books were made into movies or television mini-series.

She is the younger sister of Joan Collins.


  1. Born in 1937 as per
  2. "Birthdays". The Guardian (London): p. 33. 2006-10-04.
  3. Gambotto-Burke, Antonella (2007-07-22). "Lucky be a lady". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong): p. 1.
  4. Leadbetter, Russell (2007-10-17). "10 things about Jackie Collins". The Evening Times (Glasgow): p. 27.
  5. Roberts, Oliver (2007-11-18). "Mistress of fiction". The Sunday Times (Johannesburg): p. 16.