Biography - A Short Wiki
Kim Novak is a retired American actress, model, photographer, painter, and poet. She gained fame after getting a contract with Colombia Pictures. She has appeared in many movies, including the 1955 classic, The Picnic. She has starred alongside many prominent stars of the era, such as Fred MacMurray.
Here is a short summary of Kim Novak's career:
Kim’s long acting career began after she was cast as extras for the movies The French Line and Son of Sinbad. It was while she was at Los Angeles where she was discovered by an agent who signed to a contract with Colombia Pictures. At the onset of her career, she was engaged in a battle with Colombia’s chief over the changing of her name to “Kit Marlowe,” but she insisted that her Polish and Czech ancestry were an essential part of her heritage. Therefore, they settled for the name “Kim Novak” instead of as a compromise.
Family and Personal Life
Kim was first married to English actor Richard Johnson with whom they divorced a year later but still maintained their friendship. She was later engaged to director Richard Quine but never got to do a wedding. She also dated numerous people, including the adopted son of the Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo. Kim moved to Big Sur in the 60s in order to pursue her passion for painting and raising horses. It was in 1974 that she met her current husband, Richard Quine, who they got married in 1976.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Richard Johnson (m. 1965; div. 1966), Robert Malloy(m. 1976 – present)|
Kim Novak - Bikini Photos
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Marilyn Pauline Novak|
|Age (as of today)||90 years|
|Date of Birth||February 13, 1933|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois|
|Height||1.6 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||65 kg, 143.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$16 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Kim Novak's height is not very tall measuring 1.6 m. The actress weighs 65 kg. Being born on February 13, 1933, translates to an age of 90 years as of todays date (December 9, 2023).
"I tried so hard with movies like Vertigo and Middle of the Night and others. I felt those would show me that it's only a matter of time before I'd find the right one to reach out and touch people."Kim Novak
"My security comes from my senses, my sensing the direction I should go and suddenly I felt out of tune, out of step with what other people wanted or what other people expected of me."Kim Novak
"Harry Cohn did not make me. But I also feel that I probably didn't make me, either. I think it was a combination. I think that's what made it work."Kim Novak
"I didn't want to start relying on what someone else thought was right. It was easier to go away all together."Kim Novak
"I was always opinionated."Kim Novak