Kim Novak (born 13th February 1933) is famous actress in Hollywood during 1950’s. She grabbed wide attention with a leading role in the film Picnic (1955). She made her screen debut in The French Line, and then starred in Pushover. She appeared in many films such as The Man With The Golden Arm (1955), Pal Joey (1957), Vertigo (1958), The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965) and The Mirror Crack'd (1980). The 81 years old Kim Novak measurements
is 36-25-35 according to a U.S. blog.
During her school life she did modeling for a local departmental store. As she was a good painter, she got scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago but she dropped her studies and joined Wright Junior College. Kim and two of her classmates decided to go to Los Angeles and auditioned to be an extra in a movie called The French Line (1954). An agent noticed about Kim's striking beauty arranged a screen test with Columbia Pictures and Kim was signed to a contract. Kim made her film debut in the detective drama Pushover (1954) with Fred MacMurray, followed by the comedy Phffft (1954) with Jack Lemmon and Judy Holliday. Kim received a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer in 1955. Same year she appeared in three films such as Against the House, Man with the Golden Arm and Picnic which is considered as Kim’s breakthrough film. In 1957, Kim appeared as Linda English in the hit movie Pal Joey with Frank Sinatra and Rita Hayworth. The film performed well in box office but failed to win the critic’s hearts. Next year she appeared in the Alfred Hitchcock film Vertigo (1958), which is still considered as a classic.
Her other acting works for that year were the supernatural comedy Bell Book and Candle (1958), was a modest success, but her follow-up Middle of the Night (1959) was not praised by critics. As her
As her career began to fade, she was shadowed by rise of new stars. In early 1960’s she appeared in only few films such as Strangers When We Meet (1960), Of Human Bondage (1964) and Kiss Me, Stupid (1964). In 1965 she was casted in the leading role on The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders and she married co-star Richard Johnson. However their marriage lasted for 13 months only and they remained as good friends. She then disappeared from screen for a while.
She made her come back in 1968, starred in The Legend of Lylah Clare which had a limited release. The film was declared flop. Following year she did some films such as The Great Bank Robbery (1969), The Third Girl from the Left (1973), Tales That Witness Madness (1973), Satan's Triangle (1975) and Just a Gigolo (1978), her last film for 1970’s which also tagged as flop. During the decade of 1980, she appeared in only one film The Mirror Crack'd (1980) and it failed to emerge her career. She then moved towards television gigs. She appeared in such television gigs like Malibu (1983), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) and Falcon Crest (1981). She again made her come back in The Children (1990) and gave splendid performance. Her last film till date was Liebestraum (1991). Since then she has ruled out many plans for her come back and said that she isn’t cut out from Hollywood life.
While talking about Kim’s personal life, it has been the contrary to her career. In 2010, she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Since 1976, Kim has been happily married to Robert Malloy, a veterinarian. Kim and her husband live on a ranch in Oregon where they raise llamas and horses, and frequently go canoeing. Kim is also an accomplished artist who expresses herself in oil paintings and sculptures. Her admirers and fans can obtain more trivia about her via many online sources.