Began writing when she was a teenager, copying dirty limericks into her diary and charging classmates to read them
Acting debut on ABC/NBC program "Kraft Theatre"
Landed a featured role on an episode of the British anthology series "ITV Play of the Week"
Received last acting credit with an appearance on the BBC drama "Compact"
Published her debut novel <i>The World is Full of Married Men </i>
Wrote the novel <i>The Bitch</i>, which was adapted into the 1979 film of the same name that starred her sister Joan Collins
Wrote first novel set in the U.S., <i>Sunday Simmons & Charlie Brick</i>
Introduced readers to her famous heroine Lucky Santangelo in the novel <i>Chances</i>
Penned her ninth and most successful novel <i>Hollywood Wives</i>; adapted into an ABC miniseries in 1985, starring Candice Bergen and Joanna Cassidy
Wrote and produced the NBC miniseries "Lucky Chances" based on her bestselling novels <i>Chances</i> and <i>Lucky</i> (1985); starred Nicollette Sheridan and Sandra Bullock
Wrote the NBC TV-movie "Lady Boss," starring Kim Delaney; based on her 1990 novel <i>Lady Boss</i>
Wrote and produced the CBS TV-movie "Hollywood Wives: The Next Generation," starring Farrah Fawcett, Melissa Gilbert, and Robin Givens
Produced the documentary "Jackie Collins Presents" for E!
Candidly spoke about sleeping with John Lennon at the height of Beatle-mania during a guest appearance on "Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List" (Bravo)
Penned her 27th novel "Poor Little Bitch Girl," reportedly inspired by troubled starlets such as Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan