Kim Dickens

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Kim Dickens
Born(1965-06-18) June 18, 1965 (age 49)
Huntsville, Alabama
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Kim Dickens
Born(1965-06-18) June 18, 1965 (age 49)
Huntsville, Alabama

Kimberly Jan "Kim" Dickens (born June 18, 1965) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Dickens was born in Huntsville, Alabama, graduated from that city's Lee High School, and attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she majored in communication (BA degree). Soon after graduation, she went to New York City to continue her studies at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and graduated at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is also active in Open Stage Theatre. In the late 1990s she moved to Los Angeles.[1]


Dickens made her stage debut in a student production of David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago at Vanderbilt University.[2] She has appeared in several Independent movies including Palookaville, Voice from the Grave, Truth or Consequences, N.M., Heart Full of Rain, Zero Effect with Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, and Ryan O'Neal, and Great Expectations. Dickens later has starred in several big movies, including Mercury Rising with Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin, and other commercial Hollywood productions such as Committed, Hollow Man, The Gift, House of Sand and Fog with Ben Kingsley, and Thank You for Smoking. In recent years, she appeared in The Blind Side and Gone Girl.[3]

On television, Dickens starred in short-lived CBS drama Big Apple in 2001, and later on Showtime miniseries Out of Order opposite Felicity Huffman and Eric Stoltz. From 2004 to 2006 she starred as Joanie Stubbs in HBO's Deadwood. From 2010 to 2013, Dickens was regular on HBO's Treme, as Janette Desautel. She also had a recurring roles on Friday Night Lights, Lost, and Sons of Anarchy.[4]



1997Truth or Consequences, N.M.Addy Monroe
1998Zero EffectGloria Sullivan
1998Great ExpectationsMaggie
1998Mercury RisingStacey
1999The White River KidApple Lisa
2000Hollow ManSarah KennedyNominated - Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actress - Science Fiction
2000The GiftLinda
2001Things Behind the SunSherryNominated - Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
2003House of Sand and FogCarol Burdon
2004Goodnight, Joseph ParkerMuriel
2005Thank You for SmokingJill Naylor
2006Wild Tigers I Have KnownThe Counselor
2007WaitingJohn's WifeShort film
2009One Way to ValhallaJenny
2009The Blind SideMrs. Boswell
2011FootlooseLulu Warnicker
2012At Any PriceIrene Whipple
2014Gone GirlDetective Rhonda Boney


1995New York NewsEpisode: "Cost of Living"
1996Swift JusticeAnnie PetersEpisode: "Out on a Limb"
1996Voice from the GraveTerry DeverouxTelevision film
1996Two Mothers for ZacharyNancyTelevision film
1997Spin CityVeronicaEpisode: "Kiss Me, Stupid"
1997Heart Full of RainSusan DoyleTelevision film
2001Big AppleSarah DaySeries regular, 8 episodes
2003Out of OrderDanniMiniseries
2004-2006DeadwoodJoanie StubbsSeries regular, 34 episodes
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2006Numb3rsCrystal HoyleEpisode: "Spree" and "Two Daughters"
200812 Miles of Bad RoadJonelle ShakespeareSeries regular, 6 episodes
20081%RhondaTV pilot
2006-2009LostCassidy Phillips4 episodes
2009FlashForwardKate StarkEpisode: "137 Sekunden"
2008-2009Friday Night LightsShelby Saracen11 episodes
2010Reviving OpheliaLe AnneTelevision film
2013Second SightSamantha WildeTV pilot
2013-2014Sons of AnarchyColette Jane6 episodes
2013White CollarJillEpisode: "Quantico Closure"
2010-2013TremeJanette DesautelSeries regular, 38 episodes
2014Red ZoneHelen WellerTV pilot[5]


  1. ^ "Kim Dickens". Filmbug. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  2. ^ "Kim Dickens biography and filmography". 1965-06-18. Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike. "David Fincher, Fox Set 'Gone Girl' Cast; Tyler Perry To Play Defense Attorney". Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  4. ^ Michael Ausiello (2013-05-10). "‘Sons of Anarchy’ Season 6 Cast: Kim Dickens to Play Madame". TVLine. Retrieved 2014-05-08. 
  5. ^ Deadline, The. "Kim Dickens Lands Female Lead In CBS Drama Pilot 'Red Zone'". Retrieved 2014-05-08. 

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