Angie Dickinson

Angie Dickinson

Movie Actress

Angeline Dickinson is an American actress. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before gaining her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

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Sep 30, 1931
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Angie Dickinson was born on September 30, 1931 in Kulm, North Dakota. She is an American actress and singer who began her career in the 1950s, appearing in television shows and movies such as Oceans 11 and The Killers.

She was raised by her father Leo Henry Brown, a rancher and postal carrier, and her mother Mary Elizabeth Schulte, a homemaker. Dickinson attended Glendale High School before moving to California to study at Immaculate Heart College. After college she moved to New York City where she worked as a fashion model for some time before making her acting debut in 1955 with the TV show Medic.

Dickinson went on to appear in many classic films including Rio Bravo (1959), Ocean's 11 (1960), The Killers (1964), Point Blank (1967), Big Bad Mama (1974) and Dressed To Kill (1980). She also starred on television shows such as Police Woman (1974-1978) and Charlie's Angels (1978-1981). 

Throughout her career she has received numerous awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the 1979 film The Nude Bomb, two Emmy nominations for Best Actress for Police Woman and two Saturn Awards for Best Actress for Dressed to Kill. In 1991 she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1931</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Angie Dickinson is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 30, 1931, Angie Dickinson was born in Kulm, North Dakota.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1951</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Miss Frankines Beauty Pageant</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie wins the Miss Frankines Beauty Pageant and receives a trip to Hollywood.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1955</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Film Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie makes her film debut in the western "The Maverick Queen."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1959</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stars in the TV Series "Police Woman"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie stars as Sergeant Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson in the television series "Police Woman," which ran for four seasons.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Emmy Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie receives an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Special for her role in "The Miracle Worker."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appointed Member of the National Film Preservation Board</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie is appointed as a member of the National Film Preservation Board, a board that advises the Library of Congress on film preservation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Lifetime Achievement Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Angie receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Versatile Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Angie Dickinson is a very versatile actress who has been able to successfully transition between drama, comedy, television and film. Her career spans over five decades, and she has appeared in some of the most iconic films of all time such as "Rio Bravo," "Ocean's 11" and "The Killers."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She Has an Uplifting Spirit</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Angie Dickinson is known for her positive attitude and uplifting spirit. She always tries to see the best in people and is known for her generosity. She is also very passionate about her work, which can be seen in her performance on screen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Angie Dickinson is an inspiration to many people. Her success story shows that with hard work and determination, anything can be achieved. She is also a great example of how age is just a number, as she continues to take on new roles even though she is in her 80s.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Female Lead in Police Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Angie Dickinson was the first female lead in a police drama series. She starred in the show 'Police Woman' which aired from 1974 to 1978.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Starred in 10 Movies with John Wayne</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Angie Dickinson has starred in 10 movies with John Wayne, including Rio Bravo (1959), The Shootist (1976), and Big Jake (1971).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Honorary Member of the NYPD</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Angie Dickinson is an honorary member of the New York City Police Department and was given the title 'Honorary Deputy Chief' by Commissioner Raymond Kelly in 2004.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Grammy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Angie Dickinson earned a Grammy Award nomination for her song 'Softly, As I Leave You', featured in the movie of the same name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Appeared on 10 Magazine Covers</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Angie Dickinson has appeared on 10 magazine covers, including Life, Time, Look, and People.</p></div>


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