The author Jackie Collins, renowned for writing Hollywood Wives, has died.
For several years she has been fighting against breast cancer.
The bestselling author Jackie Collins , passed away on Saturday, reports several US media.
– It is with immense sadness that we announce that our beautiful , dynamic and unique mom, Jackie Collins, has died today, writes the family in a statement to the magazine People.
They say she adored both his family, his friends and the millions who have read her books and she maintained for over four decades.
– She was a true inspiration, important for women in literature and creative force, writes the family.
500 million copies
Jackie Collins was born in 1937 in London. She grew among others together with her sister Joan Collins , known for their acting in television series Dynasty.
During his writing career, Jackie Collins wrote 32 books that have sold over 400 million copies worldwide. Several of the books have been filmed, including the famous Hollywood Wives made to the TV series of the Aaron Spelling .
Collins moved in his youth to the US and received citizenship there in 1960.
‘Missing beyond words’
Six years ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She kept the disease almost secret and few knew about her condition beyond her own daughters.
– She will continue to live through their characters but we already miss her beyond words, says the family.
Jackie Collins was 77 years.