Angeline Dickinson is an American actress. She was married to football player Gene Dickinson from 1952 until his death in 1998. She has appeared in more than 50 films, including China Gate, Ocean’s 11, The Sins of Rachel Cade, Jessica, Captain Newman, M. D. The Killers and Pretty Maids All in a Row.
About Angie Dickinson in brief
Angeline Dickinson is an American actress. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s. She gained her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo. From 1974 to 1978, Dickinson starred as Sergeant Suzanne \”Pepper\” Anderson in the NBC crime series Police Woman. In her six decade career, Dickinson has appeared in more than 50 films, including China Gate, Ocean’s 11, The Sins of Rachel Cade, Jessica, Captain Newman, M. D. The Killers and Pretty Maids All in a Row. She was married to football player Gene Dickinson from 1952 until his death in 1998. She has three children. She is the second of four daughters. She had a role as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a 1964 episode of The Fugitive with David Jsensen. She starred in two episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Hour with James Mason in 1962, 1962, and 1965, and as an unfaithful wife and bank robber in the 1958 episode of Wild Blue Yonder with Robert Duvall. In 1965, she had a recurring role as Carol Tredman on Dr. Kildare on NBC’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Show. She also had a starring role in Wagon Wagon into Space with W.C. Handy in the episode “The One-Eyed Witness’s Case of the One Eyed Witness.” She has had roles in several television movies and miniseries, also playing supporting roles in films such as Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Sabrina, Pay It Forward and Big Bad Love.
She has also appeared in two Alfred Hitchcock hour television series, State Trooper and The People’s Choice. She appeared in the film The Art of Love, The Chase, Point Blank and The Outside Man. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and three Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nominations. She received a Saturn Award for best actress in Brian De Palma’s erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill, for which she was nominated for two Saturn Awards and one Saturn Award. She met Frank Sinatra, who became a lifelong friend, when she was cast as Sinatra’s wife inOcean’s 11. Her father was a small-town newspaper publisher and editor, working on the Kulm Messenger and the Edgeley Mail. She fell in love with movies at an early age, as her father was also the projectionist at the town’s only movie theater until it burned down. She attended Bellarmine-Jefferson High School, graduating in 1947, at 15 years of age. She then studied at Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, and at Glendale Community College, becoming a business graduate by 1954. She worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank, California, and in a parts factory. She became Angie Dickinson in 1952 when she married football playerGene Dickinson.