Jane Seymour, OBE (born Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg on February 15, 1951) is an English actress best known as a Bond girl in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die and the star of the 1990s American television series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and its telefilm sequels.
Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg was born in Hayes, London, England, to John Frankenberg, an English Jewish obstetrician of Polish and German origin, and his Dutch wife, Mieke Frankenberg. John died in 1990 after 40 years of marriage and Mieke died on October 2, 2007. Their daughter took the stage name Jane Seymour, also the name of King Henry VIIIís third wife, at the age of 17. She was educated at the independent The Arts Educational School in Tring, Hertfordshire, in England.