15 The Sunday Woman
Jacqueline Bisset portrayed the character Anna Carla Dosio in the 1975 Italian film 'The Sunday Woman' (Italian: La donna della domenica). The film is a thriller directed by Luigi Comencini and is based on the novel of the same name by Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini. In the movie, Bisset's character becomes involved in a murder investigation in a wealthy and aristocratic world.
Jacqueline Bisset starred as Miss Brown in the 1966 British drama film Forbidden. She portrays a schoolteacher who falls in love with her student. In the film, she is seen as a sympathetic and caring protagonist whose relationship with the young man ultimately leads to tragedy.
Jacqueline Bisset is a celebrated British actress known for her roles in classic films such as Airport, Bullitt, and The Deep. Born in 1944 in Weybridge, England, Bisset began her career as a model before transitioning to film. She made her film debut in 1968’s The Sweet Ride, and quickly became a critically acclaimed actress. One of her most famous roles was as Melinda “Mel” Bakersfield in the 1970 classic Airport. Her performance won her a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to star in many more films, including The Greek Tycoon, Under the Volcano, and Rich and Famous. Bisset has also made appearances in television series such as Nip/Tuck and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In addition to her acting career, she has also directed and produced several films. Bisset is a beloved icon of classic cinema, and her memorable performance in Airport is one of the reasons why she is so beloved.
12 Miss You Already
Jacqueline Bisset plays the role of Milly, the mother of Jess (Drew Barrymore), in the 2015 British drama-comedy film Miss You Already. Milly is a free-spirited woman who is diagnosed with breast cancer and is supported by her closest friend, played by Toni Collette.
11 Under the Volcano
Jacqueline Bisset starred in the 1984 film Under the Volcano, which was adapted from the novel of the same name by Malcolm Lowry. Bisset played the role of Yvonne Firmin, the wife of Geoffrey Firmin, who is played by Albert Finney.
10 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Jacqueline Bisset plays the role of Maria Elena in the 1972 western comedy film The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean. Maria Elena is the Mexican woman whom Judge Roy Bean falls in love with and attempts to make his bride.
Jacqueline Bisset starred as Teresa in the 1966 film Cul-de-sac. She portrays a young woman who is married to an older man and is caught in the middle of a gang of criminals. Bisset's performance was critically acclaimed and earned her a BAFTA nomination for Best British Actress.
8 Latter Days
Jacqueline Bisset plays the role of Mary, a closeted lesbian, in the 2003 romantic drama Latter Days. Mary is the best friend of lead character Christian (Wes Ramsey) and helps him to come to terms with his own sexuality.
7 Dangerous Beauty
Jacqueline Bisset appears in the 1998 romantic drama film Dangerous Beauty as Veronica Franco, the starring role. The film is set in 16th century Venice, and tells the story of an educated courtesan who uses her wit and beauty to rise to a high social standing.
6 The Man from Acapulco
Jacqueline Bisset starred as the female lead in the 1973 film The Man from Acapulco. She played the character of Julie Harris, a rich young woman who is being pursued by a group of criminals. The film was directed by George Englund and also starred George Hamilton, Robert Vaughn, and James Shigeta.
5 Murder on the Orient Express
Jacqueline Bisset plays the role of Princess Dragomiroff in the classic mystery film Murder on the Orient Express. She is the only female passenger on board the Orient Express and her presence is both mysterious and alluring. She is the widow of a Russian Grand Duke and is travelling from Istanbul to Calais. She adds an element of glamour to the proceedings and appears to be holding a secret. Her mysterious past adds to the suspense of the movie and she is an important part of the plot. Bisset's perfect performance adds to the film's overall appeal and her character is integral to the story. The classic 1974 movie is still enjoyed today, thanks in part to Bisset's outstanding performance.
Jacqueline Bisset played the role of Cathy in the classic 1968 movie Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen. The film follows police detective Frank Bullitt (McQueen) as he attempts to solve a mysterious case involving a cold-blooded hitman and a corrupt politician. Bisset plays Bullitt's love interest and the widow of the murdered mobster.
3 Two for the Road
Jacqueline Bisset stars as Joanna Wallace in the 1967 romantic comedy drama Two for the Road. She plays opposite Albert Finney as Mark Wallace, a married couple on a road trip throughout Europe. The film follows their journey together as they experience the ups and downs of their relationship.
2 La Cérémonie
Jacqueline Bisset plays the role of Catherine Lelièvre in the 1995 French film La Cérémonie. The film follows two women, Sophie, a postwoman, and Jeanne, an emotionally troubled young woman, who become embroiled in a dangerous game of revenge against the wealthy family who employs them. Bisset plays the role of the matriarch of the family, Catherine Lelièvre, who struggles to keep her family safe from the two women’s dangerous schemes.
1 Day for Night
Jacqueline Bisset stars as Julie in François Truffaut's 1973 film, Day for Night. She plays an actress on the set of a movie, which is also the movie that Truffaut is making. The film follows the trials and tribulations of the cast and crew as they make the movie, and Bisset's character is a key part of the story as she deals with her own personal issues while also trying to give a good performance on the set.