Angie Dickinson as "Chris" in John Boorman's POINT BLANK (1967) Born Angeline Brown in North Dakota in 1931, Angie Dickinson attended college for business and intended to become a writer. After her husband encouraged her to enter a beauty pageant in 1953, Dickinson gained attention from NBC to guest-star on a number of variety shows. After appearing in many episodes of multiple television shows, her motion picture career began in smaller roles in Lucky Me and The Return of Jack Slade. Her first lead role was in Gun the Man Down in 1956 and China Gate the following year. The Ocean's Eleven star appeared in a plethora of films, most notably John Boorman's Point Blank in 1967. She continues to act and has been seen recently in Pay it Forward and the 2001 remake of Ocean's Eleven.
Angie Dickinson is featured in Edition: A Tribute to Women in Film