Jacqueline made her acting debut in an Australian children's science fantasy television series Wandjina!, which was created by GK Saunders. After a year, she featured in another Australian television police procedural drama series Homicide. The stars of this series are Leonard Teale, Les Dayman, George Mallaby and Lionel Long.
Jacqueline made her movie debut in a 1971 Australian comedy movie Stork, which was directed by Tim Burstall. The stars of this movie are Graeme Blundell and Bruce Spence. The total budget for this movie was A$60,000 and made a collection of A$224,000 at the box office.
In 2014, Jacqueline featured in an American romantic comedy movie Magic in the Moonlight, which was directed by Woody Allen. The stars of this movie are Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, and Simon McBurney. The movie became a huge hit and grossed $51 million at the box office against the budget of $16.8 million.
Currently, Jacqueline is shooting her upcoming American post-apocalyptic horror film called Bird Box. Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar, and Danielle Macdonald are cast as the leads in the movie. The movie is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2018, on Netflix.
Some notable movies of Jacqueline are Alvin Purple, The Removalists, Squizzy Taylor, Abra Cadabra, The Two-Wheeled Time Machin, Animal Kingdom, Silver Linings Playbook, Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Maya the Bee, The Polka King, Irreplaceable You, Widows, and Bird Box.
Likewise, Jacqueline has been also featured in numerous television series including Riptide, Woobinda, Animal Doctor, Spyforce, Catwalk, Water Under the Bridge, Satisfaction, Gracepoint, Blunt Talk, Sister Cities, and Secret City.
Jacqueline is an Australian by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She dated her boyfriend Richard Wherrett, director of the Sydney Theatre Company for many years. After she broke up with him, she married David Price in 1966. However, the couple couldn't live together for a long time and got divorced in 1970. In 1975, she was married to Max Hensser.
Jacqueline also dated Phil Davis for five years. Phil is a former Sydney crime reporter, Canberra Press secretary and executive producer for Mike Willesee. In 1983, she married radio and television presenter Derryn Hinch. The two also got divorced in 1996 and again got remarried in 1997, but finally, they got again divorced in 1998.
Jacqueline has a son Dylan from her relationship with John Walters. Currently, she is married to her husband Sean Taylor, an actor. She is living a prosperous life with her spouse and has not shown any sign of separation.
Most of Jacqueline's income comes from her acting career. She has been featured in numerous hit movies and television series from which she must have made a big chunk of salary. As per some online sources, her current net worth is estimated to be $2 million.