Angie Dickinson Obituary

Angie Dickinson, the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress, has passed away. With a career spanning over six decades, Dickinson was known for her roles in films such as “Rio Bravo” and “Police Woman,” as well as her contributions to television and activism.

Born Angeline Brown on September 30, 1931, in Kulm, North Dakota, Dickinson began her acting career in the 1950s, working in various films and television shows. She gained widespread fame in the 1960s for her roles in films such as “Ocean’s Eleven” and “Rio Bravo,” where she played strong, independent women.

Dickinson also had a successful career on television, starring in the series “Police Woman” from 1974 to 1978. She received two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of Sergeant Suzanne “Pepper” Anderson, a groundbreaking role for its depiction of a woman in law enforcement.

Throughout her life, Dickinson was also a dedicated activist, advocating for numerous causes including gun control and animal rights. She was a strong supporter of the National Rifle Association, but later became a vocal advocate for gun control measures after the assassination of her friend, Robert F. Kennedy.

Dickinson was also a supporter of animal rights, and served as a member of the board of directors for the Animal Defense League of Los Angeles. She was also a strong advocate for breast cancer awareness, speaking publicly about her own battle with the disease.

Dickinson is survived by her daughter, Nikki, and her extended family. Her legacy as an actress, activist, and trailblazer for women in law enforcement will continue to inspire future generations, and her contributions to the arts and society will not be forgotten.