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Kim Dickens is a popular American actress who has given several memorable performances in movies and television series

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BirthdayJune 18, 1965
NationalityAmerican
FamousFilm & Theater Personalities, Actresses
City/StateAlabama
SpousesKen Dixon
Known asKimberly Jan Dickens
Birth Place Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Height173cm
GenderFemale
FatherJustin Dickens
MotherPam (Clark) Howell
Net Worth$2 Million as of May 23,2016
Sun SignGemini
Born inHuntsville, Alabama, United States
Famous asActress
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Who is Kim Dickens?

Kim Dickens is a popular American actress who has given several memorable performances in movies and television series. Passionate about acting at a young age, she went on to pursue her graduation at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. She began her career in theatre and later ventured into feature films and television series. During her career, she has been able to be part of several big budget and commercially successful movies like ‘Hollow Man’ and ‘Gone Girl’. Her performances have earned her nominations of various prestigious awards. Kim Dickens has also been part of successful television series including ‘Fear of the Walking Dead’, ‘Deadwood’, ‘House of cards’ and ‘Treme’. She is known to primarily work on movies in the drama, comedy or mystery genre.

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Childhood & Early Life

Kim Dickens was born on 18 June 1965, at Huntsville, Alabama, to Justin Dickens and Pam (Clark) Howell. Her father was a country-western singer.

She completed her school education from Lee High School in Hunstville, Alabama and went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

After her graduation, she shifted to New York and there she pursued her studies at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. During this time, she also worked as a waitress to financially support herself. Kim Dickens later graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the late 1990s, she shifted to Los Angeles.

Career

Kim Dickens began her work in the entertainment industry with theatre performances. Her stage debut was a student production of the play ‘Sexual Perversity in Chicago’, at Vanderbilt University’.

A few years later, in 1995, she made her feature film debut with comedy ‘Palookaville’. Soon after she was part of television films like the ‘Voice from the Grave’ and ‘Two Mothers for Zachary’.

In 1998, she played a part in the film adaptation of the Charles Dickens's novel ‘Great Expectations’. Between 1998 and 1999 she got to play leading roles in movies ‘Zero Effect’, ‘Mercury Rising’ and ‘The White River Kid’.

In 2000, Kim Dickens was part of quite a few significant films. She co-starred in like ‘Committed’ against Heather Graham, ‘Hollow Man’ with Elisabeth Shue and Kevin Bacon, and ‘The Gift’ starring Cate Blanchett. In 2001, her performance in the independent movie ‘Things Behind the Sun’ was highly appreciated and she won a nomination for Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in the movie.

During this period, she also began work in television projects. Between 2004 and 2006, she was part of the series ‘Deadwood’. Other projects that she was part of include ‘Numb3rs’, ‘Lost’, ’12 Miles of Bad Road’ and so on. Her movie projects during this time included ‘House of Sand and Fog’, ‘Thank You for Smoking’, ‘Wild Tigers I Have Known’ and ‘Red’.

In 2010, Kim Dickens began playing the recurring character of Janette Desautel in television series ‘Treme’. She was part of 36 episodes spread across 3 years.

Between 2013 and 2014, she acted in television series ‘Sons of Anarchy’. In 2014, her role as Detective Rhonda Boney in feature film ‘Gone Girl’ was well received.

In 2015, she began acting in political drama web television series ‘Houses of Cards. Her association with the series remains till date. In 2015, she began acting as the lead role in the T.V series ‘Fear the Walking Dead’. The series continues to this day.

In 2016, she was part of the feature film project ‘Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children’. Kim Dickens’ latest project is the upcoming biographical thriller feature film by Craig William Macneill, titled ‘Lizzie’.

Major Works

Kim Dicken's performance in the independent film, ‘Things Behind the Sun’, and the HBO western ‘Deadwood’ was highly appreciated. She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for the former and for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for the latter.

Personal Life & Legacy

Kim Dickens is a very reserved person and there is not much information available about her personal Life. According to some sources, she married her boyfriend Alexander Rockwell in 1986 and the couple got divorced in 1996.

She is currently married to Canadian Entrepreneur, Ken Dixon, and the couple has one daughter

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Kim Dickens biography timelines

  • // 18th Jun 1965
    Kim Dickens was born on 18 June 1965, at Huntsville, Alabama, to Justin Dickens and Pam (Clark) Howell. Her father was a country-western singer.
  • // 1986 To 1996
    Kim Dickens is a very reserved person and there is not much information available about her personal Life. According to some sources, she married her boyfriend Alexander Rockwell in 1986 and the couple got divorced in 1996.
  • // 1995
    A few years later, in 1995, she made her feature film debut with comedy ‘Palookaville’. Soon after she was part of television films like the ‘Voice from the Grave’ and ‘Two Mothers for Zachary’.
  • // 2000 To 2001
    In 2000, Kim Dickens was part of quite a few significant films. She co-starred in like ‘Committed’ against Heather Graham, ‘Hollow Man’ with Elisabeth Shue and Kevin Bacon, and ‘The Gift’ starring Cate Blanchett. In 2001, her performance in the independent movie ‘Things Behind the Sun’ was highly appreciated and she won a nomination for Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in the movie.
  • // 2004 To 2006
    During this period, she also began work in television projects. Between 2004 and 2006, she was part of the series ‘Deadwood’. Other projects that she was part of include ‘Numb3rs’, ‘Lost’, ’12 Miles of Bad Road’ and so on. Her movie projects during this time included ‘House of Sand and Fog’, ‘Thank You for Smoking’, ‘Wild Tigers I Have Known’ and ‘Red’.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, Kim Dickens began playing the recurring character of Janette Desautel in television series ‘Treme’. She was part of 36 episodes spread across 3 years.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, she began acting in political drama web television series ‘Houses of Cards. Her association with the series remains till date. In 2015, she began acting as the lead role in the T.V series ‘Fear the Walking Dead’. The series continues to this day.
  • // 2016
    In 2016, she was part of the feature film project ‘Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children’. Kim Dickens’ latest project is the upcoming biographical thriller feature film by Craig William Macneill, titled ‘Lizzie’.

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Kim Dickens's FAQ

  • What is Kim Dickens birthday?

    Kim Dickens was born at 1965-06-18

  • Where is Kim Dickens's birth place?

    Kim Dickens was born in Huntsville, Alabama, United States

  • What is Kim Dickens nationalities?

    Kim Dickens's nationalities is American

  • Who is Kim Dickens spouses?

    Kim Dickens's spouses is Ken Dixon

  • How tall is Kim Dickens?

    Kim Dickens's height is 173

  • Who is Kim Dickens's father?

    Kim Dickens's father is Justin Dickens

  • Who is Kim Dickens's mother?

    Kim Dickens's mother is Pam (Clark) Howell

  • What is Kim Dickens's sun sign?

    Kim Dickens is Gemini

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    Kim Dickens is famouse as Actress

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