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Kim Novak

Marilyn Pauline Novak (born February 13, 1933), known professionally as Kim Novak, is an American retired film and television actress. She began her career in 1954 after signing with Columbia Pictures. There, she became a successful actress, starring in a string of movies, among them the critically acclaimed Picnic (1955). She later starred in such popular successes as The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) and Pal Joey (1957). However, she is perhaps best known today for her "dual role" as both Judy Barton and Madeleine Elster in Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller Vertigo (1958). Novak was popular in box office popularity polls, and she starred opposite several top leading men of the era, including James Stewart, William Holden, Frank Sinatra, Tyrone Power, and Kirk Douglas. Although still young, her career declined in the early 1960s, and after several years in a series of lackluster films, she withdrew from acting in 1966. She has only sporadically returned since. She later returned to the screen in The Mirror Crack'd (1980), and had a regular role on the prime time series Falcon Crest (1986–87).[3] After a disappointing experience during the filming of Liebestraum (1991), she has permanently retired from acting, stating she has no desire to return. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kim Novak, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Feb 13, 1933 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
40
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Obsessed with Vertigo - New Life for Hitchcock's Masterpiece 1997-06-01
Known For
Poster of I have been very pleased
Poster of The Third Girl from the Left
Poster of 5 Against the House
Poster of Son of Sinbad
Filmography
Movie Obsessed with Vertigo - New Life for Hitchcock's Masterpiece Herself 1997-06-01
Movie Liebestraum Lillian Anderson Munnsen 1991-09-13
Movie Rita Hayworth: Dancing Into the Dream 1990-01-01
Movie The Children Rose Sellars 1990-05-18
Movie I have been very pleased Unknown 1987-01-01
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-09-29
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Movie The Mirror Crack'd Lola Brewster 1980-09-19
Movie Just a Gigolo Helga von Kaiserling 1979-01-01
Movie The White Buffalo Mrs. Poker Jenny Schermerhorn 1977-05-01
Movie Satan’s Triangle Eva 1975-01-14
Movie Tales That Witness Madness Auriol 1973-01-01
Movie The Third Girl from the Left Gloria Joyce 1973-10-17
Movie The Great Bank Robbery Sister Lyda Kebanov (forger) 1969-09-10
Movie I due Kennedy Herself 1969-11-18
Movie The Legend of Lylah Clare Lylah Clare / Elsa Brinkmann / Elsa Campbell 1968-08-21
Movie The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders Moll Flanders 1965-05-26
Movie Of Human Bondage Mildred Rogers 1964-09-23
Movie Kiss Me, Stupid Polly the Pistol 1964-12-22
Movie The Notorious Landlady Mrs. Carlyle 'Carly' Hardwicke 1962-04-01
Movie Boys' Night Out Cathy 1962-06-21
Movie Strangers When We Meet Margaret 'Maggie' Gault 1960-06-29
Movie Pepe Herself 1960-12-21
Series Stars in der Manege Unknown 1959-04-11
Movie Middle of the Night Betty Preisser 1959-06-17
Movie Vertigo Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton 1958-05-09
Movie Bell, Book and Candle Gil Holroyd 1958-12-25
Movie Jeanne Eagels Jeanne Eagels 1957-08-02
Movie Pal Joey Linda English 1957-10-25
Movie The Eddy Duchin Story Marjorie Oelrichs Duchin 1956-05-02
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie Son of Sinbad Harem Girl 1955-06-02
Movie 5 Against the House Kay Greylek 1955-06-10
Movie Picnic Marjorie 'Madge' Owens 1955-11-18
Movie The Man with the Golden Arm Molly 1955-12-14
Movie Pushover Lona McLane 1954-08-06
Movie Phffft! Janis 1954-11-10
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20