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Jackie Kennedy has been a favorite role for actresses the past half-century. Click on to see who’s donned the pink suit and pillbox hat to play one of America’s most famous First Ladies.
The real Jackie Kennedy (1929-1994) was born Jacqueline Bouvier and married the future President Kennedy in 1953, 10 years before he was assassinated in Dallas.
Divine “Eat Your Makeup” (1968).
Yes, the drag queen later famous for John Waters movies such as “Hairspray” impersonated Jackie in this tasteless reenactment of the JFK assassination, from Waters’ first 16 mm short.
“The Greek Tycoon” (1978).
This drama was loosely based on the former First Lady’s relationship with Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.
This NBC miniseries starring Martin Sheen as the title character was pegged to the 20th anniversary of the JFK assassination.
“Thirteen Days” (2000).
This political thriller about the Cuban missile crisis starred Kevin Costner as a top Kennedy adviser.
This feature from Tom Hanks‘ Playtone production company tells the story of JFK’s last day from several viewpoints, including the medical team that tended to him after the shooting.
“Killing Kennedy” (2013)
This NatGeo TV movie about the assassination and the events that led to it was based on the bestseller from Fox News host Bill O’Reilly.