Kate Jackson

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  • (on surviving cancer) Kate Jackson: I knew I had two paths to choose from. I feel very lucky. As someone who has had cancer, I learned that you don't have to die. Look at me. Because of early detection, I'm fine. I'm cured. I'm well. All women should understand that a mammogram is nothing to be afraid of. It's not an enemy but a friend. Early detection is the key to the cure.

  • (on her former "Charlie's Angels" co-stars) Kate: Farrah and Jaclyn and I are still good friends who speak to each other as often as we can and see each other when we're all in town at the same time. We have a very strong bond of friendship from the first days of the series that I think will always stay with us. We all truly care about each other.

  • Kate Jackson: I left my mark on Dark Shadows. One day I was doing my lines perfectly from Act 3. Everyone else was doing Act 2.

  • Kate Jackson: I'd rather share the glory of a hit than star by myself in a flop.

Trivia (17)

  • Played Sabrina on Charlie's Angels. She became angry when they wouldn't raise her salary, and she left the show on bad terms and never returned.

  • In 2000, Kate Jackson was offered a cameo in the film version of Charlie's Angels. She insisted on playing a villainous role and negotiations for the cameo ended. The role was later given to Kelly Lynch.

  • In 1976, Kate Jackson was the first actress to be cast in "Charlie's Angels". In addition, she was also responsible for coming up with the show's name.

  • Robert Evans, a Paramount Production manager, discovered Kate Jackson. He felt she had a special appeal with a 1940's Hollywood look.

  • Kate Jackson was a model for Max Factor and Revlon.

  • Kate Jackson survived breast cancer twice. She was treated in 1987 and 1989 and to date (2008) has not had a relapse.

  • Kate Jackson starred in the 1973 movie Satan's School for Girls with soon-to-be Charlie's Angels co-star Cheryl Ladd.

  • Kate Jackson was reminiscing over a screen stint on "Dark Shadows". She recalls that one day she was supposed to hit Jim Storm with a breakaway vase. She smacked him and the lights faded quickly. When the room lights came on she thought Jim was really acting like a ham! His eyes were bulging and his tongue was out. Unfortunately they had not told her which end of the vase to hit him with. He was out for 24 hours!

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