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Kim Novak

Kim Novak

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Born: February 13, 1933 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1953:
Toured the USA as 'Miss Deep Freeze' to help promote Thor refrigerators
1954:
First film appearance, a bit part in the Jane Russell vehicle, "The French Line"
1954:
Signed with Columbia Pictures, played first leading roles in "Pushover" and "Phfft!"
1954:
Made TV debut on "Light's Diamond Jubilee" (a four-network celebration of the light bulb)
1955:
Won a Golden Globe for her role as Madge Owens in "Picnic"
1955:
Played Molly in "The Man with the Golden Arm," opposite Frank Sinatra
1957:
Re-teamed with Sinatra for "Pal Joey"
1957:
Appeared on the cover of the July issue of <i>Time</i> Magazine
1958:
Starred in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
1962:
Produced first film, financing her own production company in association with Filmways Productions, "Boys' Night Out"; also starred with James Garner and Tony Randall
1964:
Played the vulgar waitress Mildred Rogers in a remake of W. Somerset Maugham's "Of Human Bondage"
1964:
Starred in Billy Wilder's "Kiss Me, Stupid" with Ray Walston and Dean Martin
1968:
Returned to films after a three-year absence in Robert Aldrich's "The Legend of Lylah Clare"
1969:
Played Sister Lyda Kebanov in "The Great Bank Robbery," opposite Zero Mostel, Clint Walker, and Claude Akins
1973:
TV-movie debut, "The Third Girl from the Left" (ABC)
1977:
Featured in the western, "The White Buffalo" with Charles Bronson
1979:
Played Helga in "Just a Gigolo," opposite David Bowie
1980:
Co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson in "The Mirror Crack'd"
1986:
Cast on the CBS primetime soap, "Falcon Crest," as mystery woman Kit Marlowe
1990:
Co-starred with Ben Kingsley in the film, "The Children"
1991:
Last feature to date, "Liebestraum"
:
Retired from acting to raise horses and llamas
1996:
"Vertigo" was restored and re-released
1997:
Novak was the subject of a retrospective held at the Film Forum in NYC

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