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Lesley-Anne Down plays Jacqueline Payne Marone on The Bold and the Beautiful
Lesley-Anne Down was born and raised in London, England. With the help of her father, she began modeling at age 10, acting in commercials, and winning several beauty contests. By the time she was 15, Down had completed four films and was voted “Britain’s Most Beautiful Teenager.”
Lesley-Anne Down first gained international popularity as Georgina Worsley in the British series Upstairs, Downstairs, which became a hit on PBS in the U.S.
She starred in the in the mini-series The Last Days of Pompeii and North and South.
On stage, she has appeared in Hamlet and a musical version of Great Expectations.
In the course of her career, Down has earned Golden Globe® nominations, German Bravo Awards, the British Best Actress Award, The Rose D’or Best Soap Opera Actress award and the covers of numerous publications throughout the world, including Life Magazine.
Lesley-Anne Down met her husband Don Fauntleroy while filming North and South. They live in Malibu, California with their son George-Edward. She also has a son, Jack, from her earlier marriage to director William Friedkin and two step children, Season and Juliana, from Don’s previous marriage. When she’s not on the set, Down prefers to spend her free time with her children and animals. She has an extensive collection of Victorian children’s books, which she has collected since age 15.
Down is 5’5” tall, with brown hair and blue eyes. She celebrates her birthday on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.