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Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

born April 17th, 1987

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, musician and television personality. For playing fashion executive and heiress Steffy Forrester Finnegan in the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2008–present), she won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2019 and 2021. She has additionally starred as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5 (2011), and hosted the E! series Party On (2013–2014).

Jacqueline Mattson

died February 23rd, 2016

Jacqueline "Jackie" Mattson was an American baseball player who played in the catcher position. She played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1950 and 1951, batting and throwing right-handed. She measured in at 5 foot 5 inches, weighing 100 pounds.

Jacqueline Moore

born January 6th, 1964

Jacqueline DeLois Moore is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager. She is best known for her time in WWE from 1998 to 2004, where she became the first African American WWE Cruiserweight champion as well as being one of three women to hold the championship, as well as working for World Championship Wrestling in 1997–98 and later Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as a wrestler, manager, and road agent.

Jacqueline Obradors

born October 6th, 1966

Jacqueline Danell Obradors (born October 6, 1966) is an American actress. She has appeared in films such as Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999), Tortilla Soup (2001), A Man Apart (2003) and Unstoppable (2004). She is also the voice of Audrey Rocio Ramirez in Atlantis: The Lost Empire. On television, Obradors is known for her role as Det. Rita Ortiz in the ABC crime drama series NYPD Blue (2001–2005).

Jacqueline Pearce

December 20th, 1943 - September 3rd, 2018

Jacqueline Pearce (20 December 1943 – 3 September 2018) was a British film and television actress. She was best known for her portrayal of the principal villain Servalan in the British science fiction TV series Blake's 7 (1978–1981), a performance which her obituarist in The Times wrote produced "a sexual awakening for a generation of sci-fi fans".

Jacqueline Pillon

born December 27th, 1977

Jacqueline Patricia Pillon is a Canadian actress. She is best known as the voice of Matt in Cyberchase and Cookie Falcone (MacDougall) in Fugget About It.

Jacques Amyot

died February 6th, 1593

Jacques Amyot, French Renaissance bishop, scholar, writer and translator, was born of poor parents, at Melun.

Jacques Anquetil

born January 8th, 1934

Jacques Anquetil was a French road racing cyclist and the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 1961 to 1964.

Jacques Audiard

born April 30th, 1952

Jacques Audiard is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the son of Michel Audiard, also a film director and screenwriter.

Jacques Babinet

born March 5th, 1794

Jacques Babinet was a French physicist, mathematician, and astronomer who is best known for his contributions to optics.

Jacques Bouhy

died January 29th, 1929

Jacques-Joseph-André Bouhy was a Belgian baritone, most famous for being the first to sing the "Toreador Song" in the role of Escamillo in the opera Carmen.

Jacques Brugnon

May 11th, 1895 - March 20th, 1978

Jacques Marie Stanislas Jean Brugnon, nicknamed "Toto", was a French tennis player, one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from France who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He was born in and died in Paris.

Jacques Caron

born April 21st, 1940

Jacques Joseph Caron is a Canadian former ice hockey player and coach. He played 72 games in the National Hockey League with the Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, and Vancouver Canucks between 1967 and 1974, and 26 games in the World Hockey Association with the Cleveland Crusaders and Cincinnati Stingers between 1975 and 1977. After his playing career he worked as an assistant coach with the Hartford Whalers, and then the goaltending coach and special assignment coach with the New Jersey Devils from 1993 to 2017. With New Jersey he won the Stanley Cup three times.

Jacques Cartier

born December 31st, 1491

Jacques Cartier was a French-Breton maritime explorer for France. Jacques Cartier was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, which he named "The Country of Canadas" after the Iroquoian names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona and at Hochelaga.

Jacques Cassini

died April 16th, 1756

Jacques Cassini was a French astronomer, son of the famous Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini. He was known as Cassini II.

Jacques Castérède

April 10th, 1926 - April 6th, 2014

Jacques Castérède was a French composer and pianist.

Jacques Chaban-Delmas

born March 7th, 1915

Jacques Chaban-Delmas was a French Gaullist politician. He served as Prime Minister under Georges Pompidou from 1969 to 1972. He was the Mayor of Bordeaux from 1947 to 1995 and a deputy for the Gironde département between 1946 and 1997.

Jacques Charles

died April 7th, 1823

Jacques Alexandre César Charles was a French inventor, scientist, mathematician, and balloonist. Charles wrote almost nothing about mathematics, and most of what has been credited to him was due to mistaking him with another Jacques Charles, also a member of the Paris Academy of Sciences, entering on 12 May 1785. He was sometimes called Charles the Geometer.

Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen

born February 20th, 1880

Baron Jacques d'Adelswärd-Fersen was a French novelist and poet. His life forms the basis of a fictionalised 1959 novel by Roger Peyrefitte entitled The Exile of Capri (L'exilé de Capri).

Jacques Damala

born January 15th, 1855

Aristides Damalas, known in France by the stage name Jacques Damala, was a Greek military officer-turned-actor, and husband of Sarah Bernhardt in his last years. Damala's characterisation by modern researchers is far from positive. His handsomeness was as notable as his insolence and Don Juan quality. Writer Fredy Germanos describes him as an opportunistic and hedonistic person, whose marriage to the great diva would inevitably intensify and maximise his vices, namely, his vanity and obsession with women, alcohol, and drugs.

Jacques de Bourbon-Busset

April 27th, 1912 - May 7th, 2001

Jacques de Bourbon, Count of Busset was a French novelist, essayist and politician. He was elected to the Académie française on 4 June 1981. He was a senior member of the House of Bourbon-Busset.

Jacques de La Palice

died February 24th, 1525

Jacques de La Palice was a French nobleman and military officer. He was the lord of Chabannes, La Palice, Pacy, Chauverothe, Bort-le-Comte and Héron. In 1511, he received the title of Grand Master of France.

Jacques de Molay

died March 18th, 1314

Jacques de Molay, also spelled "Molai", was the 23rd and last grand master of the Knights Templar, leading the order sometime before 20 April 1292 until it was dissolved by order of Pope Clement V in 1312. Though little is known of his actual life and deeds except for his last years as Grand Master, he is one of the best known Templars.

Jacques de Vaucanson

born February 24th, 1709

Jacques de Vaucanson was a French inventor and artist who built the first all-metal lathe. This invention was crucial for the Industrial Revolution. The lathe is known as the mother of machine tools, as it was the first machine tool that led to the invention of other machine tools. He was responsible for the creation of impressive and innovative automata. He also was the first person to design an automatic loom.

Jacques Denys Choisy

born April 5th, 1799

Jacques Denys (Denis) Choisy was a Swiss Protestant clergyman and botanist.

Jacques Deray

born February 19th, 1929

Jacques Deray was a French film director and screenwriter. Deray is prominently known for directing many crime and thriller films.

Jacques Doillon

born March 15th, 1944

Jacques Doillon is a French film director and screenwriter. He has a habit of giving lead roles to inexperienced young actresses in his films on family life and women. Some actresses to break through are Fanny Bastien, Sandrine Bonnaire, Judith Godrèche, Marianne Denicourt, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Juliette Binoche.

Jacques Duchesneau

born February 7th, 1949

Jacques Duchesneau, is a Canadian politician, civil servant, former chief of police, and former president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. Duchesneau was a member of the Quebec National Assembly for the riding of Saint-Jérôme from 2012 to 2014, elected under the Coalition Avenir Québec banner.

Jacques Duphly

born January 12th, 1715

Jacques Duphly was a French harpsichordist and composer.

Jacques Dupin

born March 4th, 1927

Jacques Dupin was a French poet, art critic, and co-founder of the journal L'éphemère.

Jacques Ellul

January 6th, 1912 - May 19th, 1994

Jacques Ellul was a French philosopher, sociologist, lay theologian, and professor. Noted as a Christian anarchist, Ellul was a longtime Professor of History and the Sociology of Institutions on the Faculty of Law and Economic Sciences at the University of Bordeaux. A prolific writer, he authored more than 60 books and more than 600 articles over his lifetime, many of which discussed propaganda, the impact of technology on society, and the interaction between religion and politics.

Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin

died April 23rd, 1839

Baron Jacques Félix Emmanuel Hamelin was a rear admiral of the French navy and later a Baron. He commanded numerous naval expeditions and battles with the Royal Navy as well as exploratory voyages in the Indian Ocean and the South Seas.
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