Angie Dickinson

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Angeline Brown
  • Birth Place: Kulm, ND
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/30/1931, Libra
  • Profession: Actor; stuntwoman
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Angie Dickinson Fast Facts:
  • Entered a local beauty contest in 1952 while working as a secretary.
  • Launched her TV career on New Year's Eve 1954 with a part on an episode of the Western anthology series Death Valley Days.
  • Breakout movie role was in the 1959 Western Rio Bravo alongside Dean Martin and John Wayne.
  • Appeared in the Rat Pack's 1960 comedy-drama Ocean's Eleven.
  • Had a guest-starring role as brassy Sergeant Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson in a 1974 episode of the popular crime-anthology series Police Story. She garnered so much critical acclaim that the spin-off Police Woman was created for her later that year.
  • Was the original choice to play Krystle Jennings Carrington on the popular nighttime sudser Dynasty, but declined the role. Linda Evans took the part.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1987.
  • Walked off the set of This Is Your Life and refused to do the show after being selected as an honoree in 1993.
  • Daughter Nikki had Asperger's syndrome her entire life but wasn't officially diagnosed until she was an adult. Nikki committed suicide in 2007.
  • Angie Dickinson Relationships:
  • Larry King - Ex-significant Other
  • Burt Bacharach - Ex-husband
  • Leo H. Brown - Father
  • Mary Lou Belmont - Sister
  • Frank Sinatra - Ex-significant Other
  • Janet - Sister
  • Lea Nikki Bacharach - Daughter
  • Gene Dickinson - Ex-husband
  • Frederica Brown - Mother
  • Angie Dickinson Awards:
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1976 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1960 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Winner
  • 1978 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1977 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1975 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA; attended Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, CA

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