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Angie Dickinson is an American actress. Her family was descended from Germans from Russia and she was raised Catholic. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s. In her six-decade career, Dickinson has appeared in more than 50 films.

Birth Name

Angeline Brown

Nickname

Angie

Profession

Actress, Singer, and Writer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Angie Dickinson was born on the 30th of September 1931, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Age

She’s currently 90 years old.

Sun Sign 

Libra

Ethnicity

White

She is of German descent.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Education

Angie graduated from Bellarmine-Jefferson High School. In 1954, she attended the Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles and, Angie completed her studies with a degree in Business from Glendale Community College.

Family Details

  • Father – Leo Henry Brown
  • Mother – Fredericka Hehr
  • Siblings – Mary Lou Belmont, Janet Lee Brown

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Angie Dickinson has dated –

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  • Gene Dickinson (1952-1960) – Dickinson was married to Gene Dickinson, a former football player. During her first marriage, Dickinson became close friends with John Kenneth Galbraith and Catherine Galbraith.
  • Burt Bacharach (1965-1980) – In 1965, Dickinson married Burt Bacharach in 1965. They remained a married couple for 15 years, though late in their marriage they had a period of separation during which they dated other people. They had a daughter named, Lea Nikki (b. 1966).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 123 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-27-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 27 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 34A

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Angie became known after Playing her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness and the Western film, Rio Bravo (1959), for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

Film Debut

In 1955, Angie had her first film onscreen role in the movie, The Return of Jack Slade. She is most prominently known for portrayal in the Gun the Man Down (1956).

Brand Endorsements

Dickinson has done endorsement work for several brands such as Martini & Rossi Vermouth, California Avocados.

Angie Dickinson Net worth

Angie Dickinson has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars as of 2022.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Angie Dickinson

  • In 1942, when she was 10 years old, the Brown family moved to Burbank, California.
  • Dickinson came in second at a local preliminary for the Miss America contest, and that got the attention of a casting agent, who landed her a spot as one of six showgirls on The Jimmy Durante Show. 
  • 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 was later cast as Sinatra’s wife in the film Ocean’s 11 (1960).
  • In 1956, Dickinson appeared in an episode of The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. The next year, she took another small role in Richard Boone’s series Have Gun – Will Travel in the episode A Matter of Ethics.
  • Angie had her first starring role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness, followed by the Sam Fuller cult film China Gate (1957), which depicted an early view of the Vietnam War.
  • In 2003, The photo became so iconic, that while celebrating the magazine’s 70th anniversary, the Dickinson pose was recreated for the cover by Britney Spears.
  • In 2009, Dickinson starred in a Hallmark Channel film, Mending Fences.
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