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Jane Seymour's Comedic Turn

Although she's had a successful film, stage, and television career that has lasted over three decades, Jane Seymour is best known to audiences for the six years she spent on the family drama "Doctor Quinn: Medicine Woman."

Well, it's safe to say that you will see Seymour as you've never seen her before as the mother of the bride in the new comedy, "Wedding Crashers."

She visits The Early Show to talk about working as Christopher Walken's wife and doing a nude scene with Owen Wilson.

Seymour just finished another comedy, "The Blind Guy," in which she portrays a grey-haired mousy therapist with a blind patient.

Fast Facts About Jane Seymour:

    Born in Hillingdon, England on Feb. 15, 1951

    In 1968, made her film debut in "Oh! What a Lovely War;" appeared as a chorus girl, billed as Joyce Franklin.

  • In 1972, had her first feature credit in "Young Winston."
  • In 1973, appeared as Bond girl Solitaire in "Live and Let Die." Also made her TV acting debut in "Frankenstein: The True Story."
  • In 1976, she starred in the miniseries, "The Story of David," as Bathsheba.
  • In 1980, Seymour co-starred with Christopher Reeve in the cult hit, "Somewhere in Time." She also made her Broadway debut as Constanze Mozart in "Amadeus." The following year, she portrayed Kate Ames/Cathy in the ABC miniseries "East of Eden."
  • In 1982, she co-starred in "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (CBS).
  • In 1988, she was cast as Wallis Warfield Simpson in the CBS TV-movie "The Women He Loved." She won an Emmy playing Maria Callas in "The Richest Man in the World" (ABC). And she played Natalie Jastrow in "War and Remembrance" (ABC).
  • In 1992, made her debut as executive producer in "Sunstroke" (USA Network); also starred.
  • From 1993 to 1998, she starred as title character in the TV show "Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman" (CBS).
  • In 1994, she co-produced with husband James Keach the ABC TV-movie, "Passion for Justice: The Hazel Brannon Story," also starred.
  • In 1998, she starred in "The New Swiss Family Robinson," co-starring James Keach. On April 20 of the following year, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • In 2000, she executive produced and starred in the telefilms "Murder in the Mirror" (CBS) and "Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble" (Showtime), both directed by Keach.
  • In 2001, she reprised the signature role and served as executive producer in "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within".
  • In 2004, she guest-starred on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," appearing in the episode titled "Families."