Kim Novak (born Marilyn Pauline Novak on February 13, 1933 in Chicago) is an American actress. She began her career in 1954 at age 21, and came to prominence almost immediately with a leading role in the film Picnic (1955). Other films from this period of her career include The...Wikipedia
Born: 13th February, 1933, Chicago, Illinois
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Vertigo and Bell Book and Candle
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Tippi Hedren spoke Wednesday about rampant sexual harassment by Alfred Hitchcock nearly half a century ago, during the making of "The Birds" and "Marnie."
"I think he was an extremely sad character," she said during a panel discussion of HBO's upcoming "The Girl," which recounts her troubled relationship with the director. "We are dealing with a brain here that was an unusual genius, and evil, and deviant, almost to the point of dangerous, because of the effect that he could have on people that were... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago
Actress Kim Novak has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment, her manager told the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday.
The 77-year-old's condition was detected during a regular mammogram, manager Sue Cameron said. "All her doctors say she is in fantastic physical shape and should recover very well."
Novak's name is synonymous with "Vertigo," the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock classic costarring Jimmy Stewart, and her vibe is echoed currently in characters like Cara Buono's Dr. Faye Miller on "Mad Men." She appeared most... Read More
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A story of lust, murder and dreams.
Two affairs, a generation apart. Nick, a professor of architecture in upstate New York, comes to an...
My security comes from my senses, my sensing the direction I should go and suddenly I felt out of tune, out of step with what other people wanted or what other people expected of me.
If you`re wanting glamorous or really beautiful or really sexy, well then, I wasn`t really the one, but I could do all of that. You could just get really lost in that kind of image.
She arrived in Hollywood as The Lavendar Girl. When she became a star at Columbia Pictures, the studio had her blonde hair tinted with lavender highlights.
As a starlet with Columbia Pictures, she resisted pressure to change her name to "Kit Marlowe". Years later, the name was used for the character she played on the television series "Falcon Crest" (1981). (She did agree to change her first name from Marilyn to Kim, as the public associated her given name with Marilyn Monroe).