Angie Dickinson is a veteran American actress who had managed to leave the audiences spellbound with her disarming charm and invincible acting prowess right at the beginning of her career. Angie Dickinson started her career with a television series in the 1950’s and got worldwide recognition with her well-received roles in “Gun the Man Down” and “Rio Bravo.” Angie Dickinson is also known for her melodious voice apart from her acting talent. To know about the net worth of Angie Dickinson in 2018, keep reading.
Angie Dickinson Early Life
Angie Dickinson was born as the 2nd daughter of a German descent family from North Dakota on 30th September 1931. She is one of a total of four daughters born to Frederica who herself was the daughter of Leo Henry brown, a small town news publisher and editor. Angie passed her high school from Jefferson high school located in California and became a Business Graduate from Glendale Community High School in 1954. She worked as a secretary at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
Angie was married twice. Her first marriage to footballer Gene Dickinson was not a happy one and ended in divorce. 5 years later, she married Burt Bacharach, a marriage that lasted 15 years. Angie had a daughter from Bacharach whom she named Lea Nikki. Sadly, Nikki committed suicide after a long struggle with Asperger’s Syndrome. Later in the 1990’s, Angie was involved with television presenter Larry King.
Angie Dickinson Career
Angie Dickinson started her career as a secretary. She got her first acting gig through a beauty pageant where she stood 2nd and managed to catch the attention of a famous producer of that time. After her successful stint on “The Colgate Comedy Hour,” she decided to continue her journey as an actress. Angie made her television acting debut in an episode of “Death Valley’s Days” after which she essayed many memorable characters in episodes such as ‘Mike Hammer’ and ‘Wagon Train’ among others.
Angie began her big Screen career with a small and uncredited role in a film titled “Lucky Me.” After some struggle, she got her first lead role in “Gun the Man Down” and followed it up with an applauded performance in “China Gate.” It was in 1959 however that she got her first ever breakthrough role in renowned director Howard Hawks movie called “Rio Bravo” which was a drama cum romance flick opposite Ricky Nelson and other honored artists. Later on, Angie bagged a lead role in the blockbuster movie “Ocean’s 11”.
Apart from intense drama movies, Angie also did some comedy roles. Angie’s best movie perhaps was ‘Point blank’ which was a crime thriller. Her remarkable role in ‘Big Bad Mamma’ brought her unprecedented male fan following. Angie also bagged a Golden Globe Award for her role in the drama “Police Story,” which was applauded by audiences and critics alike.
Awards and Achievements
Angie Dickinson was consecutively nominated three times for the Prestigious Emmy Awards and has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Saturn Award.
Net Worth of Angie Dickinson
The estimated net worth of Angie Dickinson as of now is about $25 million, thanks to her illustrious career as a talented actress and singer.
Angie Dickinson is an actress who has dedicated her entire life to American cinema and has given back to back blockbusters. Her enthusiasm and passion for acting has made her one of the best actresses on the American soil through the course of her 6 decades long career. Even after such a long time her love for and dedication towards her work has not diminished in the least.