9 Stars Who Played Jackie Kennedy, From Natalie Portman to Katie Holmes (Photos)
The First Lady of Camelot has been a subject of fascination for more than 50 years
Scott Collins | December 2, 2016 @ 9:15 AM
Last Updated: December 2, 2016 @ 9:22 AM
Jackie Kennedy has been a favorite role for actresses the past half-century. Click on to see who's donned the 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.
"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.
"Love Field" (1992)
This drama follows Dallas housewife Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett (Michelle Pfeiffer), who is fascinated by Jackie and devastated by her husband's assassination.
"Thirteen Days" (2000)
This political thriller about the Cuban missile crisis starred Kevin Costner as a top Kennedy adviser.
"The Kennedys" (2011)
This miniseries attracted major attention when Kennedy family members spoke out against its sensational content, including JFK's alleged pill use.
"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.
This feature from Tom Hanks' Playtone production company tells the story of JFK's last day from several viewpoints, including that of the medical team after the shooting.
Portman has received wide acclaim for her performance in this biopic, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival.