Angie Dickinson

Nikita Zander


  • Born September 30, 1931
  • She was born in the small town of Kulm, North Dakota
  • 1 of 3 daughters
  • Was born Angeline Brown
  • Moved to California at age 10
  • Farm ethnic helped her get to stardom
  • Left North Dakota in 1942, before she turned 11
  • Father was a newspaper editor
  • 1946, she was a senior at Bellamarine Jefferson High School in Burbank
  • First wanted to be a writer instead of an actress


  • Angie raised a daughter with Aspergers
  • She was married twice, both ended in divorce
  • Starred in 23 movies
  • Was in famous TV series Police Woman
  • Played Pepper in Police Woman
  • At first she didn't know what she wanted to do with her life
  • Angie always felt exploited by the Police Women show
  • She found such an interest in beauty contests, she gave up her dream of being a writer
  • Her first movie bit was in "Lucky Me"
  • Her first lead role was in the movie "Rio Bravo"
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Angie Today

Today Angie works with St. Jude Hospital to help do research on Autism/Aspergers center, and the causes of it. Angie Dickinson is a Roughrider, which is gratitude from the state of North Dakota. Angie's background from her fathers writing and wanting to be a writer herself, is what caused her to win the Roughrider award.