10 Things to Know About Kim Dickens

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Kim Dickens in Fear the Walking Dead (2015)

Dickens is from Alabama, so her southern accent is the real thing. She went to New York to lose her accent. Even so, directors will often ask her to use her southern accent, even if the role doesn't call for one.

Kim Dickens at an event for The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (2015)

Dickens graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.


Dickens is very protective about her private life, and rarely mentions it in public.

Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens, and Greg Grunberg in Hollow Man (2000)

Dickens is no stranger to the horror genre. Among other roles, she played Sarah Kennedy in the Paul Verhoeven Invisible Man reboot, Hollow Man.

Kim Dickens in Deadwood (2004)

Dickens has fond memories of her time on the set of "Deadwood" playing Joanie Stubbs, and still owns some of the hats she wore for the show.

Kim Dickens in Sons of Anarchy (2008)

Dickens had a reccurring role in "Sons of Anarchy" as Colette Jane, the owner of a successful escort agency.

Kim Dickens in House of Cards (2013)

Dickens plays reporter Kate Baldwin on the popular Netflix show "House of Cards."

Kim Dickens in Fear the Walking Dead (2015)

Dickens "Fear the Walking Dead" character, Madison "Maddie" Clark, is a high school guidance counselor. Maddie, Dickens says, "is a badass. She’s fearless, she’s troubled; she’s dark, complicated and pretty focused. She’s strong and yet she has sort of a dark, questionable background."

Kim Dickens in Fear the Walking Dead (2015)

When "Fear the Walking Dead" Season 3 returns, Maddie's story arc will continue to evolve, with Maddie, always a survivor, taking on more of a leadership role among the crew.

Chloë Sevigny, Kim Dickens, Denis O'Hare, Jeff Perry, and Kristen Stewart in Lizzie (2018)

Dickens next project is Lizzie, the story of Lizzie Borden. Her co-stars are Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny.