A Woman Named Jackie

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A Woman Named Jackie
Written by C. David Heymann (Biography)
Roger O. Hirson (teleplay)
Directed by Larry Peerce
Starring Roma Downey
Stephen Collins
William Devane
Joss Ackland
Wendy Hughes
Ashley Crow
Andrew Buckley
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Bob Gunton
Theme music composer Lalo Schifrin
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 3
Producer(s) Lorin Bennett Salob
Lester Persky (exec. producer)
Editor(s) Susan B. Browdy
Eric A. Sears
Cinematography Mike Fash
Running time 246 minutes
Distributor NBC
Original release October 13, 1991

A Woman Named Jackie is a 1991 American made for television miniseries chronicling the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. It was based on C. David Heymann's 1989 book of the same title.

The miniseries was split into three parts:

  • A Woman Named Jackie, Part 1: The Bouvier Years
  • A Woman Named Jackie, Part 2: The Kennedy Years
  • A Woman Named Jackie, Part 3: The Onassis Years


Actor Role
Roma Downey Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Stephen Collins John Fitzgerald Kennedy
William Devane John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III
Joss Ackland Aristotle Onassis
Wendy Hughes Janet Lee Bouvier
Ashley Crow Lee Bouvier Radziwill
Andrew Buckley John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr.
Nadia Dajani Christina Onassis
Sarah Michelle Gellar Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (young)
Josef Sommer Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.

Award & Nominations[edit]

Emmy Awards (1992)

  • Won, "Outstanding Miniseries"
  • Nominated, "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Costume Design for a Miniseries or a Special" (Part I)
  • Nominated, "Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special" (Part III)

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