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'n Kykie na die lewe van Jackie Collins’ man Oscar Lerman

JACKIE Collins was an international best-selling author, known for her steamy novels.

During her life she was married twicebut it was her second husband Oscar Lerman who was the love of her life.

Who was Jackie Collins’ man Oscar Lerman?

Oscar S. Lerman was born on September 7, 1919 and was an American nightclub owner, and also a theatre and film producer.

He was the second husband of British novelist Jackie Collins, whom he persuaded to write.

In 1969, he co-founded the famously exclusive members-only nightclub Tramp in London.

In the late 70s he produced the films The Stud, The World Is Full of Married Men, and The Bitchall of which are based on his wife’s books.

Jackie Collins with her husband Oscar Lerman in the 70s

Jackie Collins with her husband Oscar Lerman in the 70sKrediet: Getty

Wanneer het die paartjie getrou?

In 1969, Oscar married Jackie Collins, wie was 18 years his junior.

The couple met on a blind date and were married right up until he passed away.

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They had two daughters together – Tiffany (born in 1967) and Rory (born in 1969).

Oscar also adopted Jackie’s eldest daughter Tracy, who she had during her first marriage.

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When did Oscar die?

Oscar passed away in March 1992 from prostate cancer.

Jackie never remarried after he died.

Sadly she passed away from breast cancer in 2015.

When did Jackie Collins die?

Op September 19, 2015, two weeks before her 78th birthday, Jackie died of breast cancer.

The writer had been diagnosed with stage-4 breast cancer more than six years before her death but kept her illness under wraps.

It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one-of-a-kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today,” Jackie’s family said in a statement to Mense op daardie stadium.

The statement continued: “She lived a wonderfully full life and was adored by her family, vriende, and the millions of readers who she has been entertaining for over four decades.

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She was a true inspiration, a trailblazer for women in fiction, and a creative force.

She will live on through her characters, but we already miss her beyond words.