Interesting Facts You Should Know About Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Kimberly Williams-Paisley is a popular film actress, writer, and producer having more than 15 years of active film life to her credit. Having born on 14 September 1971 in New York to Linda Barbara and Gurney Williams III, she has been in the show business from the age of 13. She is nicknamed as Kim and as a child, also she directed the Musical Revue at the Rye High School.
While she was studying at the Northwestern University, she got the opportunity to work for the film “Father of the Bride.” Though she discontinued her studies for a while, subsequently, she completed her degree in Drama.
She is well-known in the American film industry for co-star roles in the films “According to Jim” and “Nashville.” Her breakthrough role of Annie Banks in film “Father of the Bride” during the year 1991 was nominated for many awards. Many audiences applauded the film. Hence, the sequel to the film “Father of the Bride Part II” released during the year 1995.
She rightly deserved the MTV Movie Awards during the year 1992 for the best breakthrough performance for her role in the “Father of the Bride” film. She has also been nominated by the Satellite Awards during the year 1996 for the best performance by an actress in a dramatic television series for her role in the “Relativity.”
In addition to the film industry, she is a popular TV actress too, and her shows include “Tales From The Crypt”, “George Lopez”, and “Less Than Perfect.” Many appreciated her role as Laura Parker in a short film titled “Shade.” In fact, she was the director of the short film and scripted the film. She also made her performance recognized in the shows like “Made for the TV Movies”, “Safe House”, “The Christmas Shoes” and the “Lucky 7.”
Kimberly was born to Linda Barbara who was a fund-raiser and her father Gurney Williams III who is a journalist in the field of health and science. Ashley is the sister of Kimberly and incidentally, her sister is an actress as well by profession. He has one brother named Jay.
After her successful role in the film “Father of the Bride” in the year 1991, she made a significant contribution to the film titled “Indian Summer” followed by “Coldblooded” and also “The War at Home.” During the year 1996, she grabbed the opportunity of a lead role in the drama series titled “Relativity” produced by the ABC. Though the audience applauded her performance, the drama series could not be continued after 17 episodes because of low ratings.
Her role as Virginia in the mini-series titled “The 10th Kingdom,” which was based on fantasy was well recognized.
Williams-Paisley played the role of Dana in the sitcom by name “According to Jim” produced again by ABC during the year 2001. She, in fact, had to discontinue the role during the year 2008, but she did come back for her role in the final episode during the year 2009.
During the year 2015, she played the role of Peggy Kenter in the drama series of “Nashville” associated with the ABC.
Williams-Paisley also published a book with the title “Where the Lights Get In” where she detailed the illness—progressive aphasia, which is related to dementia– of her mother.
Kimberley William’s wedding took place on 15 March 2003 with a music singer by name Brad Paisley. Their first child was born in February 2007 who was named as William Huckleberry Paisley, who is nicknamed as “Huck.” During the April 2009, they blessed with a second son whose name is Jasper. The family of Kimberley William now stays in Nashville.
Filmography of Kimberly Williams-Paisley
|1991||Father of the Bride||Annie Banks|
|1992||Porco Rosso||Fio||Voice role|
|1993||Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon||Kim|
|Indian Summer||Gwen Daugherty|
|Father of the Bride Part II||Annie Banks-MacKenzie|
|1996||The War at Home||Karen Collier|
|1998||Safe House||Andi Travers|
|Just a Little Harmless Sex||Allison|
|2002||Ten Tiny Love Stories||Five|
|2003||Shade||Laura Parker||Short film; also producer, director, writer|
|How to Go Out on a Date in Queens||Amy|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Helen Forrester|
|We Are Marshall||Sandy Lengyel|
|2012||Eden Court||Bonnie Duncan|
|2014||Ask Me Anything||Margaret Spooner|
|2015||Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip||Samantha|
|2017||Speech & Debate||Susan|
|You Get Me||Mrs. Hanson|
|1990||ABC Afterschool Special||Vanessa||Episode: “Stood Up!”|
|1994||Tales from the Crypt||Hiley Zeller||Episode: “The Bribe”|
|1996||Jake’s Women||Molly||Theatrical play|
|Relativity||Isabel Lukens||Series regular (17 episodes)|
|2000||The 10th Kingdom||Virginia Lewis||Miniseries|
|2001||Follow the Stars Home||Dianne Parker- McCune||Television film (Hallmark Hall of Fame)|
|2001–09||According to Jim||Dana||Series regular (165 episodes); also directed 3 episodes|
|2002||The Christmas Shoes||Maggie Elizabeth Andrews||Television film (CBS)|
|2003||Lucky 7||Amy Myer||Television film; also co-producer|
|2004||Identity Theft: The Michelle Brown Story||Michelle Brown||Television film (Lifetime); also co-producer|
|George Lopez||Vanessa Brooks||Episode: “E.I.? E.I. OH”|
|2005||Less than Perfect||Laura||Episode: “Get Away”|
|2008||Wonder Pets||Mama Armadillo (voice)||Episode: “Save the Armadillo”|
|Boston Legal||Attorney Elisa Brooks||Episode: “Last Call”|
|2010||Amish Grace||Ida Graber||Television film (Lifetime)|
|2012||Royal Pains||Sam Chard||Episode: “Business and Pleasure”|
|2012–13||Nashville||Peggy Kenter||Recurring role; 22 episodes|
|2014||Two and a Half Men||Gretchen||Recurring role; 6 episodes|
|2017||Darrow and Darrow||Claire Darrow||Television film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)|
|The Christmas Train||Eleanor||Television film (Hallmark Hall of Fame)|