Kim Novak – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Kim Novak

Born February 13, 1933 in Illinois of Chicago, U.S.A, Marilyn Pauline “Kim” Novak is a retired American Film Actress. When she began her acting career in 1954, she was signed by Columbia Pictures and quickly became a success with roles in films such as Picnic (1955), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), and Pal Joey (1957). She retired from acting after working for 37 years in 1991.

Kim Novak – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Kim Novak Awards & Achievements:

  1. She won the Golden Globe Award for her debut in the 1954 film Phffft, she was nominated for the film Picnic (1955) and won BAFTA and Golden Apple Award in 1957.
  2. She won the Lauren Awards for Top Female Star continously for 6 years from 1958 to 1963.

Best known for:

She earned wide recognition for her role in a thriller movie of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958) as Madeleine Elster/Judy Barton. When the film was released, it did not get major recognition by critics, but as the time went by, people started to recognise this as a masterpiece and hailed as one of the best movies ever to be made.

Kim Novak Body Measurements

Height5 ft 6 in / 168 cm
Weight126 lb / 57 kg
Breast Size37 in / 94 cm
Bra Size
Cup Size
Body Measurements37-22-37 in | 94-58-94 cm
Chest Size37 in / 94 cm
Waist Size22 in / 58 cm
Hips Size37 in / 94 cm
Shoe Size8.5 US
Dress Size4 (US)
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBlonde
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Interesting Facts about Kim Novak:

  • She is a painter and a visual artist as well.
  • Her father’s family had a long history of mental illness. Later, Novak suspected that this was the source of her own mental health issues.
  • She was a major admirer of art and was herself a painter. Painting meant much more to her than acting.
  • In 2010, October, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
  • In July 2000, Novak’s home burned down where she lost all of her art and her autobiography which was under work for more than 10 years.
  • She made rare public appearances since her retirement in 1991.
  • She was a major fashion and actor influencer for many people during her career.

Kim Novak Personal Info

Full NameMarilyn Pauline “Kim” Novak
NicknameThe Lavender girl
Date of Birth13 February 1933 (age 89 years)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States
Zodiac SignLibra
Father NameJoseph Novak
Mother NameBlanche Novak
Sibling NamesArlene Novak (Sister)
SpouseRobert Malloy (m. 1976–2020), Richard Johnson (m. 1965–1966)

Kim Novak Pre-Relationships:

During her initial stages of her career, she was in relationship with kerwin Mathews in 1954, Mac krim from 1954-1961, during this period she also dated Mario Bandini, Prince Aly khan and Ramfis Trujillo who was the son of Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. She was engaged to a director namely Richard Quine in 1959.

Her first marriage was to an English actor Richard Johnson from March 1965 to May 1966.

She met her second husband in 1974, an equine veterinarian Robert Malloy. They married on March 12, 1976. As a result of this, she has two stepchildren. Robert passed away in November 2020.

Kim Novak Family and Personal Life:

She was the second born to Joseph and Blanche Novak. Both of her parents were born in Chicago but had a Czech Descendence.

His Father Joseph was a history teacher who worked as a freight dispatcher during the Great Depression which lasted from 1929 to 1939.

Her family lived in a very rough area of the city druing the recession which she called a rape and murder hotspot. As a result, her mother ensured she did not wear makeup so she could not attract any unwanted attention. Her early childhood life was not very pleasant.

While in college, she decided to take a trip to Los Angeles with her friends for a break. While on the trip she was waiting in line to do some extra work on a film where she was approached by an agent.

What is her net worth?

She has a net worth of over $15 Million Dollars.

What are her sources of income?

Her major earnings came from Acting in Films.

Kim Novak Education:

She attended Farragut High School, William Penn Elementary School, and Wright Junior College. She got two scholarships for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. During her summer break in junior College, Novak did modelling for a refrigerator company at trade shows.

Interviews by Kim Novak:

In her interview in 2021, she talked about her love for paintings and how her paintings were there to rescue her. Novak portrayed her grief for the passing of her Husband in 2020 by creating a portrait so that she could communicate with him.

She told in the interview that she was raped in her childhood, bullied by multiple boys and this along with the strictness of her father was a major contributor for her bad mental health.

When asked about Alfred Hitchcock, Novak said he was fine with her as he had a bad reputation for mentally torturing his female stars.

Kim Novak Smoking:

She did not smoke cigarettes and drank alcohol but she smoked grass and she still does it. According to her, smoking grass has been relaxing to her.

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Kim Novak Surgery:

She had a rough history with surgeries. She did not appear much on TV after her departure from acting in 1991 untill she appeared for the 86th academy awards, she recieved Facial Injections for her cheeks on her face. She regrets this decision till now.

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Kim Novak Movies List

  • 1954 – The French Line, Pushover, Phffft
  • 1955 – Son of Sinbad, 5 Against the House, Picnic, The Man with the Golden Arm
  • 1956 – The Eddy Duchin Story
  • 1957 – Jeanne Eagels, Pal Joey
  • 1958 – Vertigo, Bell, Book and Candle
  • 1959 – Middle of the Night
  • 1960 – Strangers When We Meet, Pepe
  • 1962 – The Notorious Landlady, Boys’ Night Out
  • 1964 – Of Human Bondage, Kiss Me, Stupid
  • 1965 – The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
  • 1968 – The Legend of Lylah Clare
  • 1969 – The Great Bank Robbery
  • 1973 – Tales That Witness Madness, The Third Girl from the Left
  • 1975 – Satan’s Triangle
  • 1977 – The White Buffalo
  • 1979 – Just a Gigolo
  • 1980 – The Mirror Crack’d
  • 1983 – Malibu
  • 1990 – The Children
  • 1991 – Liebestraum

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