Angie Dickinso Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Married, Daughter, Rio Bravo, Movies and Net Worth.

By | May 4, 2021

Angie Dickinson Biography

Angie Dickinson (Angeline Dickinson) an American actress known after appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before landing her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down of 1956 with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo of 1959, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

Angie Dickinson Age

Dickinson was born on 30 September 1931, in Kulm, North Dakota, United States.

Angie Dickinson Career

Dickinson entered a beauty pageant in 1953 and placed second. The exposure brought her to the attention of a television industry producer, who asked her to consider a career in acting.

She studied the craft and a few years later was approached by NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows, including The Colgate Comedy Hour. She soon met Frank Sinatra, who became a lifelong friend. She later was cast as Sinatra’s wife in the film Ocean’s 11.

In 1959, Dickinson’s big-screen breakthrough role came in Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo, in which she played a flirtatious gambler called “Feathers” who becomes attracted to the town sheriff played by Dickinson’s childhood idol John Wayne.

The film co-starred Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan. Dickinson returned to the small screen in March 1974 for an episode of the critically acclaimed hit anthology series Police Story.

The guest appearance proved to be so popular, NBC offered Dickinson her own television show, which became a ground-breaking weekly series called Police Woman; it was the first successful dramatic TV series to feature a woman in the title role. At first, Dickinson was reluctant, but when producers told her she could become a household name, she accepted the role. They were right.

Angie Dickinson Net Worth

Dickinson’s net worth is estimated to be between $10 million and $50 million dollars.

Angie Dickinson Movies And Tv Shows

  • 1954 Lucky Me
  • 1955 Tennessee’s Partner
  • 1955 The Return of Jack Slade
  • 1955 Man with the Gun
  • 1956 Down Liberty Road
  • 1956 Hidden Guns
  • 1956 Tension at Table Rock
  • 1956 Gun the Man Down
  • 1956 The Black Whip
  • 1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
  • 1957 China Gate
  • 1957 Calypso Joe
  • 1957 Run of the Arrow
  • 1958 I Married a Woman
  • 1958 Cry Terror!
  • 1959 Rio Bravo
  • 1960 I’ll Give My Life
  • 1960 The Bramble Bush
  • 1960 Ocean’s Eleven
  • 1961 A Fever in the Blood
  • 1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade
  • 1962 Jessica
  • 1962 Rome Adventure
  • 1963 Captain Newman, M.D.
  • 1964 The Killers
  • 1965 The Art of Love
  • 1966 The Chase
  • 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
  • 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower
  • 1967 Point Blank
  • 1967 The Last Challenge
  • 1969 Sam Whiskey
  • 1969 Some Kind of a Nut
  • 1969 Young Billy Young
  • 1971 Pretty Maids All in a Row
  • 1971 The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler
  • 1971 See the Man Run
  • 1972 The Outside Man
  • 1974 Big Bad Mama
  • 1979 Jigsaw (L’Homme en colère)
  • 1980 Klondike Fever
  • 1980 Dressed to Kill
  • 1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
  • 1981 Death Hunt
  • 1984 Terror in the Aisles
  • 1987 Big Bad Mama II
  • 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
  • 1995 Sabrina
  • 1996 The Maddening
  • 1996 The Sun, the Moon and the Stars
  • 2000 The Last Producer
  • 2000 Duets
  • 2001 Pay It Forward
  • 2001 Big Bad Love
  • 2001 Ocean’s Eleven
  • 2004 Elvis Has Left the Building

Television films

  • 1968 A Case of Libel
  • 1970 The Love War
  • 1971 Thief
  • 1971 See the Man Run
  • 1973 The Norliss Tapes
  • 1974 Pray for the Wildcats
  • 1977 A Sensitive, Passionate Man
  • 1978 Ringo
  • 1978 Overboard
  • 1979 The Suicide’s Wife
  • 1981 Dial M for Murder
  • 1982 One Shoe Makes It Murder
  • 1984 Jealousy
  • 1984 A Touch of Scandal
  • 1987 Stillwatch
  • 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings
  • 1988 Once Upon a Texas Train
  • 1989 Fire and Rain
  • 1989 Prime Target
  • 1991 Kojak: Fatal Flaw
  • 1992 Treacherous Crossing
  • 1996 Remembrance
  • 1997 Deep Family Secrets
  • 1997 The Don’s Analyst
  • 1999 Sealed with a Kiss
  • 2009 Mending Fences
  • 1984 Hollywood Wives
  • 2004 Judging Amy

Angie Dickinson Awards and Achievements

  • 1975 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • 1976 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • 1977 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • 1960 – New Star Actress of the Year – won
  • 1975 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – won
  • 1976 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • 1977 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • 1978 – Best Actress in a Drama Series for Police Woman – nominated
  • Saturn Awards
  • 1980 – Best Actress for Dressed to Kill – won

Angie Dickinson Height and Weight

Dickinson stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) and Weighs 58 kg (110 lbs).

Angie Dickinson Education

Back in 1942, her family moved to Burbank, California, where she joined Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, graduating in 1947. She then attended Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, and at Glendale Community College, becoming a business graduate by 1954.

Taking a cue from her publisher’s father, she had planned to be an author. While an understudy from 1950–52, she worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank (presently Bob Hope Airport) and in and in a parts factory.

Angie Dickinson Family

Dickinson was born the second of four daughters to Fredericka Brown and Leo Henry Brown, who was a small-town newspaper publisher and editor, working on the Kulm Messenger and the Edgeley Mail. Her family was of German descent and was raised Roman Catholic.

While she was young, she developed a positive attitude towards movies, as her father was also the projectionist at the town’s only movie theater until it burned down.

Angie Dickinson Siblings

Angeline raised up as the second born of four daughters of their parents, two of whom are known, Mary Lou Belmont, who is deceased, and younger sister, Janet Lee Brown, who just like Angie, won the Sixth Annual Bill of Rights Contest at Bellamarine Jefferson High School in Burbank, two years later after Angie took of the same tests and won.

Angie Dickinson Husband

Dickinson in the 1990s, Dickinson dated television interviewer Larry King. She was first married to Gene Dickinson, a former football player, from 1952 to 1960 and had her first divorce.

Angie Dickinson Dean Martin

Dickinson then married Burt Bacharach in 1965 and remained a married couple for 15 years, though late in their marriage they had a period of separation during which each dated other people, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and reportedly John F. Kennedy, whom she later denied having an affair with.

In a 2006 interview with NPR, Dickinson stated that she was a Democrat. She supported John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in 1960.

Angie Dickinson Children

Dickinson has a daughter with Bacharach, Lea Nikki Bacharach, known as Nikki, was born a year after they were married. Born three months prematurely, Nikki suffered from chronic health problems, including visual impairment, and was later diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.

Bacharach composed the music of the song “Nikki” for their fragile young daughter, and Dickinson rejected many roles to focus on caring for her. She and Bacharach eventually placed her at the Wilson Center, a psychiatric residential treatment facility for adolescents in Faribault, Minnesota, where she remained for nine years.

Later, Nikki studied geology at California Lutheran University, but her poor eyesight prevented her from pursuing it as a career. On January 4, 2007, Nikki took her own life by suffocation in her apartment in the Ventura County suburb of Thousand Oaks. She was 40.

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