Jill Ireland

Actor, Writer, Producer
Attractive blonde professional dancer turned actor who made her screen debut in 1955. Ireland has often been paired with actor/husband Charles Bronson and was formerly married to actor David McCallum. Late in life she ... Read more »
Born: 04/23/1936 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (29)

Destined to Live: 100 Roads to Recovery 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Assassination 1987 (Movie)

Lara Royce Craig (Actor)

Caught 1987 (Movie)

Janet Devon (Actor)

Happy Birthday, Hollywood! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Death Wish II 1982 (Movie)

Geri Nichols (Actor)

Love and Bullets 1979 (Movie)

Jackie Pruitt (Actor)

From Noon Till Three 1976 (Movie)

Amanda Starbuck (Actor)

Breakout 1975 (Movie)

Ann Wagner (Actor)

Hard Times 1975 (Movie)

Lucy (Actor)

Breakheart Pass 1974 (Movie)

Marcia Scoville (Actor)

Valdez il Mezzosangue 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Mechanic 1971 (Movie)

Prostitute (Actor)

Valachi Papers 1971 (Movie)

Maria (Actor)

De la Part des Copains 1970 (Movie)

Moira (Actor)

Quelq'un derriere la porte 1970 (Movie)

Frances (Actor)

Violent City 1970 (Movie)

Vanessa (Actor)

Le Passager de la Pluie 1969 (Movie)

Nicole (Actor)

Star Trek 1966 - 1969 (Tv Show)

Actor

Villa Rides 1968 (Movie)

Girl in Restaurant (Actor)

The Karate Killers 1966 (Movie)

Imogen True (Actor)

Twice Round the Daffodils 1962 (Movie)

Janet (Actor)

Raising the Wind 1961 (Movie)

(Actor)

Carry On Nurse 1959 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hell Drivers 1957 (Movie)

Jill (Actor)

Robbery Under Arms 1956 (Movie)

Jeanie Morrison (Actor)

Oh... Rosalinda! 1955 (Movie)

Lady (Actor)

Simon and Laura 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Three Men in a Boat 1955 (Movie)

Bluebell (Actor)
Producer (2)

Murphy's Law 1986 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

The Evil That Men Do 1984 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Writer (1)

Reason For Living: The Jill Ireland Story (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Biography

Attractive blonde professional dancer turned actor who made her screen debut in 1955. Ireland has often been paired with actor/husband Charles Bronson and was formerly married to actor David McCallum. Late in life she attracted considerable attention and respect for her lengthy and courageous battle with breast cancer, as well as with her other personal and family misfortunes.

Relationships

Charles Bronson Actor

Husband
Married Oct. 5, 1968 until her death from cancer May 18, 1990

Charles Bronson

Husband
married from 1968 until her death

Jason Bronson

Son
died of heroin overdose in 1989 at aged 27 adopted in 1962 with David McCallum, later adopted by Charles Bronson

Tony Bronson

Step-Son
survived her father, Charles Bronson

Suzanne Bronson

Step-Daughter
survived her father, Charles Bronson

Zuleika Bronson

Step-Daughter
survived her father, Charles Bronson

Katrina Holden

Daughter
survived her father, Charles Bronson

Jack Ireland

Father
survived her

Dorothy Ireland

Mother
survived her

David McCallum

Husband
married in 1957 divorced in 1967

Paul McCallum

Son
survived her father, David McCallum

Valentine McCallum

Son
survived her father, David McCallum

Milestones

1987

Final feature, "Caught"

1987

Last feature appearance with Bronson; cast also included son Paul McCallum, "Assassination"

1984

First served as associate producer on the Bronson vehicle, "The Evil That Men Do"

1980

TV-movie debut, "The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything"

1968

First collaboration opposite soon-to-be husband Charles Bronson, "Villa Rides"

1966

US TV series debut, "Shane"

1962

Relocated to Hollywood CA

1957

Paired with first husband David McCallum, "Hell Drivers"

1956

Feature acting debut, "Three Men in a Boat"

1955

First feature, appeared as a dancer, "Oh, Rosalinda"

Studied dance as a child

Began performing as a professional dancer at age 15

Put under contract at Rank studios; appeared in British TV and feature productions

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