Daily Almanac for Thursday, September 30, 2021; the end of our Ninth Month of the Year

Born on this date in 1931 and turning 90 today is actress Angie Dickinson. She is best known for playing SGT. Pepper Anderson on the NBC TV show Police Woman. 1982 promo photo. By AP, PD-US, https en.wikipedia.org

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS

Angeline Dickinson (née Brown; born September 30, 1931) is an American actress. She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before gaining her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down (1956) with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo (1959), for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

In her six decade career, Dickinson has appeared in more than 50 films, including China Gate (1957), Ocean’s 11 (1960), The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961), Jessica (1962), Captain Newman, M.D. (1963), The Killers (1964), The Art of Love (1965), The Chase (1966), Point Blank (1967), Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971), The Outside Man (1972) and Big Bad Mama (1974).

From 1974 to 1978, Dickinson starred as Sergeant Suzanne “Pepper” Anderson in the NBC crime series Police Woman, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and three Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nominations. As lead actress, she starred in Brian De Palma‘s erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill (1980), for which she received a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

During her later career, Dickinson starred in several television movies and miniseries, also playing supporting roles in films such as Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1994), Sabrina (1995), Pay It Forward (2000) and Big Bad Love (2001).

Angie Dickinson in Police Woman, 1976 By NBC Television, Public Domain, https ommons.wikimedia.org

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