Kim Dickens

Kim Dickens

Actor Bio

Kimberly Jan Dickens is an American actress. She was born in Huntsville, Alabama to Pam (Clark) Howell and Justin Dickens, a country-western singer. She graduated from that city’s Lee High School and attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications. Dickens soon moved to New York City, where she worked as a waitress, to continue her studies at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Her film debut was a supporting role in the 1995 comedy film Palookaville. Dickens had lead roles in the films Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997), Zero Effect, and Mercury Rising (both 1998). She had several supporting roles in films, such as Hollow Man (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003), The Blind Side (2009), Gone Girl (2014), and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016).

On television, Dickens had regular roles in the drama series Deadwood (2004–2006, 2019), Treme (2010–2013), and House of Cards (2015–2017). She recently starred as Madison Clark on the AMC horror drama series Fear the Walking Dead (2015–2018).

Dickens moved to Los Angeles in the late 1990s. She is currently in a relationship with actress Leisha Hailey, known for The L Word.

Actor Information

  • Born: June 18, 1965
  • Age: 57 years old

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This page was last edited on December 23rd, 2022.
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