Kim Novak Overview:

Actress, Kim Novak, was born Marilyn Pauline Novak on Feb 13, 1933 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2023, Kim Novak was 90 years old.



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Kim Novak's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #210 on Apr 14, 2012.

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By Carol Martinheira on Mar 19, 2024 From The Old Hollywood Garden

THE PAIRS THAT NEVER WERE: Steve McQueen and On March 19, 2024 By CarolIn Uncategorized She’s cool, icy and blonde. He’s cool, icy an- you guessed it. Seems obvious enough and yet, and Steve McQueen never made a movie together. How? ... Read full article

William Holden romances in “Picnic”

By Stephen Reginald on Sep 12, 2023 From Classic Movie Man

William Holden romances in “Picnic” Picnic (1955) is an American drama film directed by Joshua Logan and starring William Holden, , and Rosalind Russell. The film is based on the Broadway play of the same name by William Inge. The movie features Susan Strasberg, C... Read full article

“Ain’t she sweet?” in Picnic (Joshua Logan, 1955)

By Virginie Pronovost on Feb 27, 2022 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

We sometimes forget that is one of those classic actresses still with us today. I’m not sure why that is, except maybe that she’s not so much in the public eye anymore. Et pourtant… She was pretty much an icon of her time, maybe not like Marilyn Monroe or Grace Kelly were... Read full article

Strangers When We Meet (1960): and Kirk Douglas

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 1, 2021 From 4 Star Films

Richard Quine’s Strangers When We Meet proves to be a Technicolor feast on par with much of what Nicholas Ray, Douglas Sirk, and Vincente Minnelli were putting out at the same time. A lot of the immediate joy comes with getting a feel for life at the time. Certainly, it’s done up and mad... Read full article

Classic Movie Beginner’s Guide:

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 29, 2021 From 4 Star Films

In our ongoing series of guides for up-and-coming classic movie fans, we turn our attention to one of the most alluring and iconic actresses from the Classic Hollywood period. , who is still alive and well today, started out in her early 20s as an answer to Marilyn Monroe, while soon develo... Read full article

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Kim Novak Quotes:

Paul Sheridan: If you'd known where his dough came from, would you still have taken it?
Lona McLane: Money isn't dirty. Just people.

Scottie: I hope we will, too.
Madeleine: What?
Scottie: Meet again sometime.
Madeleine: We have.

Dr. Prokosch: Can you look like 'yes' and act like 'no'? Can you entice them, lure them, then postpone, evade, delay? It needs a special kind of experience and skill. This a nice girl hasn't learned.
Cathy: No? This is what a nice girl has learned best.

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Kim Novak Facts
Was engaged to Richard Quine but they did not marry.

As a starlet with Columbia Pictures, she resisted pressure to change her name to "Kit Marlowe". Years later, the name was used for the character she played on the television series "Falcon Crest" (1981). (She did agree to change her first name from Marilyn to Kim, as the public associated her given name with Marilyn Monroe).

Was seriously injured in a horse-riding accident in 2006 and broke her ribs, punctured a lung and had nerve damage. She made a full recovery within a year.

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