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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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Former First Woman of america and widow of Chief executive John F. Kennedy, who was simply seen, around the world, as symbolic of American design, elegance, and elegance. The picture of her in her red Chanel match and coordinating pillbox head wear in the aftermath of her husband’s assassination is among the most iconic pictures in American background. She was extremely passionate about horse riding when she was youthful and graduated from George Washington University or college in 1951 having a Bachelor of Arts level in French books. On Oct 20, 1968, she wedded Aristotle Socrates Onassis, a Greek delivery magnate, who was simply able to provide her and her kids the personal privacy and protection she wanted in the aftermath of her previous sibling in-law’s murder. She wedded thirty-fifth Chief executive of U.S., John F. Kennedy in Sept of 1953 and experienced three kids with him called Caroline, John F. Jr., and Patrick. Previous U.S. senator and presidential nominee Robert Kennedy was her brother-in-law.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Date Of Birth July 28, 1929
Died May 19, 1994, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Long Island, NY
Height 1.7 m
Profession Political Wife
Education Georgetown University, George Washington University, Vassar College, Holton-Arms School, Miss Porter's School
Nationality American
Spouse Aristotle Onassis, John F. Kennedy
Children Caroline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Jr., Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, Arabella Kennedy
Parents Janet Lee Bouvier, John Vernou Bouvier III
Siblings Lee Radziwill, Janet Auchincloss Rutherfurd, James Lee Auchincloss, Thomas Gore Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley Auchincloss III
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Her favorite actor was William Holden but he caused her a lot of disappointment when she found out he was a registered Republican.
2Although her first husband, President John Kennedy Jr. was one of the wealthiest men to occupy the White House, she received only a modest $25,000 bequest, $70,000 in cash and $200,000 per year in income from his family trust fund, which would cease upon her re-marriage. The remainder of his $10-million estate was held in trust for his two children John Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy. Her marriage to Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis guaranteed her financial freedom--he gave her $3 million at their marriage and established $1-million trust funds for John and Caroline. When he died, she negotiated a $26-million settlement from Christina Onassis, and with help from her companion, Maurice Templesman, her wealth was in excess of $200 million by the time of her death in 1994.
3Frequented the Paris Salon of Yves Saint-Laurent, along with her sister, Princess Lee Radziwill.
4Won the "Vogue" magazine contest in 1951 by making the best definition of Sergei Diaghilev as "unique alchemist in history of arts."
5Niece of Edith Bouvier Beale, and cousin of Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale of Grey Gardens (1975) and Grey Gardens (2009) fame.
6On her way back to Washington from Dallas after her husband's murder Lady Bird Johnson advised her to clean up and change her outfit so that she would be presentable for the television cameras. Mrs. Kennedy, mindful of the impact of the cameras, refused because she wanted the public to see her in the outfit that was still stained with her husband's blood. Being urged to change her mind by those around her she replied, "Let them see what they have done".
7Was named Debutante of the Year 1947-1948.
8Had the same stepfather as writer Gore Vidal.
9Older sister of Lee Radziwill.
10She never spoke publicly about her husband's murder.
11Was one of the 100 most important woman of the 20th century as selected by Ladies Home Journal.
12Sister-in-law of Jean Kennedy Smith, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Ted Kennedy. One-time sister-in-law of Peter Lawford and Joan Kennedy.
13Aunt of Christopher Lawford, Maria Shriver, director Burr Steers, Anthony Radziwill, Tina Radziwill, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Kennedy, Robert Kennedy Jr., Rory Kennedy and Kerry Kennedy.
14Daughter-in-law of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
15Sister-in-law of Robert F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy and Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
16Her father had French, English, German, Scottish, and remote Dutch, ancestry, and her mother was of Irish descent.
17Could speak Italian, French, and Spanish.
18During their stormy relationship, Aristotle Onassis unaffectionately referred to Jackie as "supertanker." This was because he thought her tastes cost him as much as a supertanker ship.
19Won an Emmy award for her 1962 televised tour of the White House.
20Mother of Arabella Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, John Kennedy Jr., and Patrick Bouvier Kennedy. Arabella Kennedy died at birth in 1956. Patrick Bouvier Kennedy died from infant respiratory-distress syndrome two days after his birth in 1963. Lastly, John Kennedy, Jr. was killed in a plane crash in 1999, five years after her death.
21First lady of the USA, 1961-1963.
22Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award posthumously in 1995.
23Attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
JFK Assassination: The Roger Craig Story2016Documentary shortHerself
This Side of Paradise1999Short documentaryHerself
Biography1995TV Series documentaryHerself
Grand Central1983TV Movie documentaryHerself
Faces of November1964Documentary shortHerself (uncredited)
Bell Film of Kennedy Motorcade and Aftermath1963DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Bronson Film of Kennedy Motorcade1963DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Hughes Film of Kennedy Motorcade1963DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Muchmore Film of Kennedy Assassination1963Documentary shortHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Nix Film of Kennedy Assassination1963Documentary shortHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Towner Film of Kennedy Motorcade and Aftermath1963DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination1963Documentary shortHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
President Kennedy's Birthday Salute1962TV MovieHerself
Jacqueline Kennedy's Asian Journey1962Documentary shortHerself
The 14th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1962TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Trustees Award
A Tour of the White House1962TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Mrs. John F. Kennedy)
ABC Close-Up!1961TV Series documentaryHerself
Person to Person1953-1960TV Series documentaryHerself
Primary1960DocumentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murphy Brown1989TV SeriesHerself / former First Lady
Reasonable Doubt: The Single-Bullet Theory and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy1988DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Death Faces IV1988Video documentaryHerself
He Stands in the Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life1986Herself
Za shokkusu: sekai no mokugekisha1986DocumentaryHerself
The Rock 'n' Roll Years1985-1986TV SeriesHerself
Vietnam: A Television History1983TV Series documentaryHerself
The Killing of America1981DocumentaryHerself
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow1981Herself - JFK's Funeral (uncredited)
The Wanderers1979Herself (uncredited)
Backstairs at the White House1979TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Good Old Days Part II1978TV SpecialHerself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1972-1977TV Series documentaryHerself
Kennedys Don't Cry1975DocumentaryHerself
Brother Can You Spare a Dime1975Documentary
Vive la France1974Documentary uncredited
Executive Action1973Herself - in Dallas with JFK (uncredited)
November 22, 1963: In Search of an Answer1973Documentary shortHerself
Malcolm X1972DocumentaryHerself - at Funeral of JFK (uncredited)
I due Kennedy1970DocumentaryHerself
Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America1969TV MovieHerself
NBC White Paper1966TV Series documentaryHerself - with Caroline and John John
John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums1965DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Four Days in November1964DocumentaryHerself
Car 54, Where Are You?1962TV Seriesthe First Lady
Facing Berlinpre-productionHerself - First Lady of the United States
Mythos Geschichte2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Eamonn and Ruth: How the Other Half Lives2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
How to Win the US Presidency2016DocumentaryHerself
Baumeister der Republik2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Race for the White House2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
King Kill 632015DocumentaryHerself
Searching for Camelot: The Quest to Reclaim the Throne2015DocumentaryHerself
Conspiracy2015TV Series documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
Air Emergency2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick2014Video documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
Iris2014/IXDocumentaryHerself
Pawn Sacrifice2014Herself (uncredited)
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - US First Lady
Arnie2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - First Lady
Hollywood Scandals2013TV SeriesHerself
The Day Kennedy Died2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Capturing Oswald2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
ZDFzeit2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Killing Kennedy2013TV MovieHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Dallas, une journée particulière2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
America's Book of Secrets2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Sendung ohne Namen2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Not Fade Away2012Herself (uncredited)
Palme2012DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Ethel2012DocumentaryHerself (as Jaqueline Kennedy)
King Kennedy2011DocumentaryHerself
20/202011TV Series documentaryHerself
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel2011DocumentaryHerself
The Lost Kennedy Home Movies2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
Love Lust2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Kennedys' Home Movies2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kennedy Detail2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
JFK: The Making of Modern Politics2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Call of Duty: Black Ops2010Video GameHerself (uncredited)
Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Wife of John F. Kennedy
The Special Relationship2010TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy2010Video documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Smash His Camera2010DocumentaryHerself
Secrets of the Secret Service2009TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
JFK: 3 Shots That Changed America2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
50 años de2009TV SeriesHerself
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup2009Video documentaryHerself - First Lady
Regreso a la Luna2009TV MovieHerself
Women in the White House2009Video documentaryHerself
Conspiritus: The Satanic Illuminati Conspiracy2009Video documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
Double Take2009DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Mobsters2008TV SeriesHerself
President Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Valentino: The Last Emperor2008DocumentaryHerself
Un jour, un destin2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Mad Men2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHerself
60/902008TV SeriesHerself
Le piège américain2008Herself (uncredited)
A President to Remember2008DocumentaryHerself
Frame 313: The JFK Assassination Theories2008DocumentaryHerself
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story2007DocumentaryHerself
The Minerva Awards 2007: Eunice Kennedy Shriver2007ShortHerself
Callas assoluta2007DocumentaryHerself
Legenden2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Oswald's Ghost2007DocumentaryHerself - First Lady (as Jaqueline Kennedy)
The Zapruder Film: Truth or Deception?2007Video documentary shortHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHerself
20 heures le journal2007TV SeriesHerself
Unter falscher Flagge2007Video documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Protagonistas del recuerdo2006TV SeriesHerself
Revealed2006TV Series documentaryHerself
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHerself
René Lévesque2006TV Mini-SeriesElle-même
The Secret Service: Building on a Tradition of Excellence2006Video documentary shortHerself
The 60s: The Beatles Decade2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Neveneffecten2006TV SeriesHerself
Final 242006TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2005TV SeriesHerself
Die Zweite Republik - Eine unglaubliche Geschichte2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2005TV SeriesHerself
Weird U.S.2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story2005DocumentaryHerself
JFK: Breaking the News2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Unsolved History2003-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Inside the U.S. Secret Service2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
American Masters2003-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Forensic Files2003-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Men Who Killed Kennedy1988-2003TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America / Herself
JFK: A Presidency Revealed2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Ce que savait Jackie Kennedy2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Save Our History2003TV Series documentaryHerself
JFK Symposium: The Zapruder Film - Is Seeing Believing in the Assassination of JFK?2003TV Mini-SeriesHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
The Gathering2002Herself (in limousine with John)
60 Minutes2001-2002TV Series documentaryHerself - Former First Lady (segment "LBJ Tapes")
Air Force One2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History2001TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
The Secret KGB Paranormal Files2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis2001Video documentaryHerself
The Secret Rulers of the World2001TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon2001Video documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
The Kennedys: The Curse of Power2000TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Jaqueline Kennedy)
Hendrix2000TV MovieHerself (in Dallas) (uncredited)
Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970)2000TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Banned from Facez 2000, Part Three2000Video documentaryHerself (uncredited)
ABC 2000: The Millennium1999TV Movie documentary
Bonanno: A Godfather's Story1999TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
The Secret KGB JFK Assassination Files1999TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film1998TV Movie documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
The Canadians1998TV SeriesHerself
Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
Cold War1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Shock-X-Treme, Vol. 1, - Snuff Video1997Video documentaryHerself - with John F. Kennedy During Assassination (uncredited)
The Speeches of Malcolm X1997Video documentaryHerself - in Convertible with JFK
Cronkite Remembers1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The House of Yes1997Herself (uncredited)
Apollo 111996TV MovieHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
Biography1995-1996TV Series documentaryHerself
Assassinations That Changed the World1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Inside the White House1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Speeches of Richard Nixon1995Video documentaryHerself - Awaits 1960 Election Results
The Speeches of Robert F. Kennedy1995VideoHerself - at Funeral of JFK
Nixon1995Herself - with Jack in Dallas / Arriving for JFK Funeral (uncredited)
UFO Diaries1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The Death of Vince Foster: What Really Happened?1995Video documentaryHerself
Moon Shot1994TV Movie documentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America (uncredited)
JFK: The Case for Conspiracy1993Video documentaryHerself
American Justice: Target - Mafia1993TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Fame in the Twentieth Century1993TV Series documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Death Scenes 21992Video documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Stalking the President: A History of American Assassins1992DocumentaryHerself - First Lady of the United States of America
The Real Malcolm X1992TV Movie documentaryHerself - JFK's Funeral (uncredited)
Love Field1992Herself - at Love Field (uncredited)
Quantum Leap1992TV SeriesHerself
Citizen Cohn1992TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes1992DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Ruby1992Herself - in Dallas with JFK (uncredited)
JFK1991Herself - in Zapruder Film (uncredited)
Best Evidence: The Research Video1990Video documentary shortHerself - with Casket at Andrews AFB (uncredited)
The Speeches Collection: John F. Kennedy1990Video documentaryHerself - with JFK
11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried1989TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1962Trustees AwardPrimetime Emmy AwardsA Tour of the White House (1962)


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#Quote
1I charge everything to Olympic Airways.
2[on JFK's response to the 'Bay of Pigs' fiasco] He came back to the White House, to his bedroom, and he started to cry, just with me. Just put his head in his hands and sort of wept. It was so sad, because all his first hundred days and all his dreams, and then this awful thing to happen. And he cared so much.
3There are two kinds of women. Those who want power in the world, and those who want power in bed.
4They will never drag me out like an old widow like they did Mrs. Wilson when President Wilson [Woodrow Wilson] died. I will never be used that way.
5Our dreams and goals are never completely realized. They are always there before our eyes, but always just slightly out of reach. And so as we strive to fulfill our vision, we must make the most out of every living moment.
6What is my proudest accomplishment? I went through some pretty difficult times, and I kept my sanity.
7If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.
8Whenever I was upset by something in the papers, Jack [President John F. Kennedy] always told me to be more tolerant, like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.
9I want to live my life, not record it.
10The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
11The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
12I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.

#Trademark
1Her pillbox hats, tailored suits and dresses which were all made exclusively for her by French designer Oleg Cassini.

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