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Kim Novak (I)


Kim Novak was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 13, 1933 with the birth name of Marilyn Pauline Novak. She was the daughter of Joseph Novak, a former teacher turned transit clerk and his wife, Blanche Kral Novak, also a former teacher. Throughout elementary and high school, Kim did not get along well with teachers. She even admitted that she ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Vertigo
Vertigo Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton
(1958)
Picnic
Picnic Madge Owens
(1955)
Kiss Me, Stupid
Kiss Me, Stupid Polly the Pistol
(1964)
Pal Joey
Pal Joey Linda English
(1957)

Filmography

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 1991 Liebestraum
Lillian Anderson Munnsen
 1990 The Children
Rose Sellars
 1986-1987 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Kit Marlowe
- Desperation (1987) ... Kit Marlowe
- Chain Reaction (1987) ... Kit Marlowe
- Nowhere to Run (1987) ... Kit Marlowe
- Hat Trick (1987) ... Kit Marlowe
- When the Bough Breaks (1987) ... Kit Marlowe
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Rosa (segment "Man from the South")
- Pilot (1985) ... Rosa (segment "Man from the South")
 1983 Malibu (TV Movie)
Billie Farnsworth
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Lola Brewster
 1978 Just a Gigolo
Helga von Kaiserling
 1977 The White Buffalo
Mrs. Poker Jenny Schermerhorn
 1975 Satan's Triangle (TV Movie)
Eva
 1973 Tales That Witness Madness
Auriol (segment 4 "Luau")
 1973 The Third Girl from the Left (TV Movie)
Gloria Joyce
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Sister Lyda Kebanov - Forger
 1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare
Lylah Clare / Elsa Brinkmann / Elsa Campbell
 1964 Kiss Me, Stupid
Polly the Pistol
 1964 Of Human Bondage
Mildred Rogers
 1962 Boys' Night Out
Cathy
 1962 The Notorious Landlady
Mrs. Carlyle 'Carly' Hardwicke
 1960 Pepe
Kim Novak
 1960 Strangers When We Meet
Margaret 'Maggie' Gault
 1959 Middle of the Night
Betty Preisser
 1958 Bell Book and Candle
Gillian 'Gil' Holroyd
 1958 Vertigo
Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton
 1957 Pal Joey
Linda English
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Jeanne Eagels
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story
Marjorie Oelrichs
 1955 Picnic
Madge Owens
 1955 Son of Sinbad
Harem Girl (uncredited)
 1955 5 Against the House
Kay Greylek
 1954 Phffft
Janis
 1954 Pushover
Lona McLane
 1953 The French Line
Model (uncredited)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
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Other Works:

"This Land Is Mine" (6 April 1970), as herself See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 74 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't feel I ever reached my potential as an actress. I certainly didn't try to promote myself. I'm not a pushy person so there's always that turmoil for me - do you wait for something to happen or do you make something happen? I've always believed that if something is meant to be, it just works out. Yet I would see other actors fighting for themselves, fighting for the great roles. Which is ... See more »

Trivia:

Despite being divorced from him, she remained friends with Richard Johnson until his death in 2015. They were married for only one year. See more »

Nickname:

The Lavender Girl

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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