Angie Dickinson is an American actress who did exceptionally well in representing elegant, erotic, resilient women on television as well as in films. Angie began her career participating in national beauty pageants, which afterwards brought about small roles on television. In 1959, she got her breakthrough role opposite John Wayne in the film ‘Rio Bravo’. She obtained the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year in 1960. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Angie Dickinson in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Angeline Brown was born in Kulm, North Dakota, USA on September 30, 1931, to her parents Fredericka and Leo Henry Brown. She got her professional name, Angie Dickinson after she married football star, Gene Dickinson.
Both the parents of Angie were of German descent. In the year 1942, when her age was 11, her family left North Dakota and moved to Burbank, California. Angie went to Bellarmine-Jefferson High School and graduated in 1947 at the age of 15. Then she attended Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, and Glendale Community College to become a business graduate in 1954.
Angie was married and divorced twice. She was first married to Gene Dickinson, a former football star. They were together for eight years from 1952 to 1960 before they divorced, but she chose to retain Dickinson as her last name. Angie remained single for five years, and then she was married to Burt Bacharach, a songwriter, composer and music producer.
Their daughter, Nikki, was born in 1962. Angie and Burt Bacharach were divorced in 1981. Nikki had a great deal of health trouble that triggered her poignant pain, and Nikki committed suicide in 2007 by choking herself.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the beginning, Angie started her career working as a model, and then she got small roles in television films. She made a breakthrough in 1959 when she played in the movie named ‘Rio Bravo’.
Next, she went on featuring in different movies like ‘Ocean’s 11’ in 1960. At that time, it was rumoured that she had an affair with John F. Kennedy, then-presidential candidate; but eventually, she married composer and songwriter Burt Bacharach. The marriage aided her to get more parts as sexy and tough women in films.
Her significant films comprise ‘John Boorman’s ‘Point Blank’ (1967), ‘Thief’ (1971), Roger Corman’s ‘Big Bad Mama’ (1974), Brian De Palma’s ‘Dressed to Kill’ (1980), and ‘Pay it Forward’ (2000).
Angie Dickinson appeared in numerous television series together with films, and due to her many remarkable performances, she gained several awards comprising “Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year” in 1960, and for the “Police Woman” series, she achieved two awards – “Golden Globe Best Actress in a Drama Series” and “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series”.
Net Worth & Earnings
Angie Dickinson has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million. Her fortune mainly originated from her fruitful acting career on television as well as in films. The playing part of Angie helped her obtain chief characters in the movies she appeared, and as a result, she was capable of making such high net worth.
Angie Dickinson is an American actress who had a fruitful acting career starting from 1954 through 2009 when she acted in the film ‘Mending Fences’. Angie gained numerous awards for her marvellous performance in numerous films and television series, and she appeared in over 50 TV series and 40 films.