Happy 80th birthday, Jill St. John! (19 August 2020)August 19, 2020
Jill St. John (born Jill Arlyn Oppenheim) was born on 19th of August 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jill St. John’s other films include “The Lost World“, “Tender Is the Night“, “Come Blow Your Horn“, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, “Who’s Minding the Store?“, “The Oscar“, “Tony Rome“, “Sitting Target” and “The Concrete Jungle“.
There has been some rumours that St. John and Bond actor George Lazenby had an brief affair in late 1960’s…
Jill St. John is married to actor Robert Wagner and has known him since she was 18 years old. They have been married since 1990.
Name of Tiffany Case:
In the novel, the story of her name is that when she was born, her father Case was so embittered she was not a boy that he gave her mother a thousand dollars and a powder case from Tiffany’s and walked out.
In the film it is stated that she was named after her accidental preterm birthplace, Tiffany & Co., where her parents were going through a choice of wedding bands, to which Bond dryly jokes that she was lucky that it had not happened at Van Cleef & Arpels.
In “Diamonds Are Forever” film Tiffany Case lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, where Bond visits her disguised as drug dealer Peter Franks. The house is located at Reguliersgracht 36, Amsterdam. Take a look at the the pictures of the house here.