Author Jackie Collins dies of breast cancer

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Best-selling author Jackie Collins, 77, has died

“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,” her family said in a statement.

According to People, she had been fighting a private battle with breast cancer after being diagnosed with stage 4 of the disease in 2009.


The novelist has sold 500 million books worldwide. Collins often wrote about Hollywood life.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.