But this is a record that grabs attention right from the start, with its surfeit of invention, ideas and imagination. Glyn's music is difficult to get a handle on at first, with so many first-impressions forming a bewildering headlong rush through the ears.
The previous year, she had won the Sixth Annual Bill of Rights essay contest. Taking a cue from her publisher father, she had intended to be a writer.
While a student from —52, she worked as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal in Burbank now Bob Hope Airport and in a parts factory. She became Angie Dickinson inwhen she married football player Gene Dickinson.
This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Contest essay fargo well Early career[ edit ] Dickinson entered a beauty pageant in and placed second.
The exposure brought her to the attention of a television industry producer, who asked her to consider a career in acting. She studied the craft and a few years later was approached by NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows, including The Colgate Comedy Hour. She soon met Frank Sinatrawho became a lifelong friend.
She later was cast as Sinatra's wife in the film Ocean's 11 Angie Dickinson played an Asian character in China Gate She had a memorable turn as the duplicitous murder conspirator in a episode of The Fugitive series with David Janssen and fellow guest star Robert Duvall.
She was at her evil best as an unfaithful wife and bank robber in the "Wild Blue Yonder" episode of Rod Cameron's syndicated television series State Trooper. She appeared early in her career mainly in B-movies or Westerns, including Shoot-Out at Medicine Bendin which she co-starred with James Garner.
In the crime drama Cry Terror! Leading lady[ edit ] Dickinson with John Wayne in Rio Bravo InDickinson's big-screen breakthrough role came in Howard Hawks ' Rio Bravoin which she played a flirtatious gambler called "Feathers" who becomes attracted to the town sheriff played by Dickinson's childhood idol John Wayne.
When Hawks sold his personal contract with her to a major studio without her knowledge, she was unhappy.
Dickinson nonetheless became one of the more prominent leading ladies of the next decade, beginning with The Bramble Bush with Richard Burton. She also took a supporting role in Ocean's 11 with friends Sinatra and Martin.
These were followed by a political potboilerA Fever in the Blood ; a Belgian Congo-based melodrama, The Sins of Rachel Cadein which she played a missionary nurse tempted by lust; a scheming woman in Rome Adventurefilmed in Italy, and the title role in Jean Negulesco's Jessica with Maurice Chevalierin which she played a young midwife resented by the married women of the town, set in Sicily.
Angie also shared the screen with friend Gregory Peck as a military nurse in the dark comedy Captain Newman, M. For The Killersoriginally intended to be the first made-for-television movie, but released to theatres due to its violent content, Dickinson played a femme fatale opposite future U.
President Ronald Reagan in his last movie role. Directed by Don Siegelit was a remake of the version based on a story by Ernest Hemingway and the only film Reagan made in which he was cast as a villain.
He viciously slaps Dickinson in one of the film's scenes. Dickinson's best movie of this era may have been John Boorman 's cult classic Point Blanka lurid crime drama with Lee Marvin as a criminal betrayed by his wife and best friend and out for revenge.
The film epitomized the stark urban mood of the period, and its reputation has grown through the years. Westerns would continue to be a part of her work in the late s, when she starred in The Last Challenge opposite Glenn Fordin Young Billy Young with Robert Mitchumand in Sam Whiskeywhere she gave rising star Burt Reynolds his first on-screen kiss.
Inshe played a lascivious substitute high school teacher in the dark comedy Pretty Maids All in a Row for director Roger Vadim and writer-producer Gene Roddenberryin which her character seduces a sexually inexperienced student, portrayed by John David Carsonagainst the backdrop of a series of murders of female students at the same high school; it was a box-office failure, which also starred opposite Rock Hudson and Telly Savalas.
Also inshe portrayed the ambitious wife of Robert Culp in the television movie "See the Man Run". Inshe co-starred with Roy Thinnes in the supernatural thriller The Norliss Tapes a television movie produced and directed by Dan Curtis that in later years attained a modest cult following.
Although well into her forties at the time, she appeared nude in several scenes, which created interest in the movie and a new generation of male fans for Dickinson.
A Esquire cover gained Dickinson additional fame and notoriety, her having posed in nothing but a sweater and a pair of panty hose.
The photo became so iconic, that while celebrating the magazine's 70th anniversary inthe Dickinson pose was recreated for the cover by Britney Spears.
Dickinson in Police WomanDickinson returned to the small screen in March for an episode of the critically acclaimed hit anthology series Police Story. The guest appearance proved to be so popular, NBC offered Dickinson her own television show, which became a ground-breaking weekly series called Police Woman ; it was the first successful dramatic TV series to feature a woman in the title role.
At first, Dickinson was reluctant, but when producers told her she could become a household name, she accepted the role. The series became a hit, reaching number one in many countries in which it aired during its first year.
It ran for four seasons and Dickinson won a Golden Globe Awardand received Emmy Award nominations for three consecutive years. The series ran from to The same year the show ended, Dickinson reprised her Pepper Anderson character on the television special Ringo, co-starring with Ringo Starr and John Ritter.
Police Woman caused a surge of applications for employment from women to police departments around the United States; journalists who have in recent years examined the inspiration for long-term female law enforcement officials to adopt this vocation as their own have been surprised by how often Dickinson's Police Woman has been referenced.
The s[ edit ] Having done a television series plus the miniseries Pearl about the Pearl Harbor bombing ofDickinson's career in feature films appeared to be in decline, but she returned to the big screen in Brian De Palma's erotic thriller Dressed to Killfor which she gained considerable notice, particularly for a long, silent scene in a museum before the character meets her fate.Citizen Khan Behind a Muslim community in northern Wyoming lies one enterprising man—and countless tamales.
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