Winifred Jacqueline Bisset Net Worth
Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset (born September 13, 1944) is an English actress. She is best known for her work in several films, including the James Bond movies Casino Royale and Bullitt.
She has won many awards throughout her career and is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. She has also been nominated for Golden Globes and Primetime Emmys for her acting in both films and TV.
Born in 1944, she is a British actress who is considered to be one of the most successful actors of her time. Her net worth is estimated to be $20 Million.
The actress was born in a small town named Tilehurst, near Reading, Berkshire, England. She was brought up in a 17th-century country cottage with her brother Max and her mother, who taught her French fluently. She took ballet lessons and began taking acting lessons while working as a fashion model to pay for her tuition.
At the age of 18, she was hired by a famous photographer, Terry Donovan. This was a turning point in her career because the photographer saw her talent and offered her a cooperation. The young actress’s beauty caught the attention of many and soon she was on the runway in various fashion shows.
In 1965, she starred in the movie The Knack & How to Get It and the following year she appeared in Roman Polanski’s Cul-de-sac. From there, she went on to star in more than 70 movies over the course of her career.
Among her most memorable roles was Giovanna Goodthighs in the spy comedy Casino Royale, which was released in 1967, and Norma MacIver in The Detective, also released that year. She also starred in Bullitt, the first film that she made in which she shared screen credit with Steve McQueen, and The Sweet Ride, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.
Her other notable films include Airport, Murder on the Orient Express, The Greek Tycoon, St. Ives, The Deep and Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? She starred in a number of other popular films in the 1970s, such as When Time Ran Out and Inchon.
She also starred in the 1980s with films like Class, High Season and Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story. Her performance in the latter earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also starred in Boaz Yakin’s Death in Love, for which she was nominated for a Satellite Award.
After a series of big-screen successes, she began to make more independent films, and appeared in Swing (2003), Latter Days (2003) and Fascination (2004). She is also a producer.
In 2008, she starred in the film Death in Love. She won a Boston Film Festival Award for her portrayal of a volatile Holocaust survivor and was nominated for a Satellite Award. The movie was adapted from the novel by Leo Tolstoy. She has since starred in other films such as the American dramedy The Sleepy Time Gal, and the British-American historical drama America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story.