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Angie Dickinson Confesses He Was the Love of Her Life

Angie Dickinson is a name that needs no introduction in the world of classic Hollywood. With her stunning looks and undeniable talent, this iconic actress graces the silver screen for decades. She fascinates audiences with every performance. Her breakouts role in Rio Bravo to her memorable turn in Dressed to Kill. Dickinson cements her place in the annals of Hollywood history as one of the most talented and enduring stars.

But did you know that Angie Dickinson has recently made a shocking confession about the love of her life? In interviews, Dickinson opens up about the one person who steals her heart and holds into it ever since. And let’s just say, it wasn’t who you might expect.

So, who was the love of Angie Dickinson’s life? The answer may surprise you. But one thing’s for sure – this is a story you won’t want to miss. So sit back, grab a snack, and get ready to learn all about Angie Dickinson’s surprising confession.

Factsverse Presents: Angie Dickinson Confesses He Was the Love of Her Life

From North Dakota To Hollywood

From humble beginnings in Kulm, North Dakota, Angie Dickinson has captivated audiences with her remarkable talents for over six decades. Born Angeline Brown in 1931 to Leo Henry Brown and Fredericka Hehr, Angie is the second of four daughters in a family with deep German roots. She grows up in a Catholic family, Angie attends Bellarmine-Jefferson High School in Burbank, California, where she excels academically and wins the Sixth Annual Bill of Rights essay contest at 15 years old.

Initially aspiring to be a writer, Angie’s life took a fortuitous turn when she won a beauty contest in 1953. She went on to study at Immaculate Heart College and Glendale Community College, while working as a secretary at Lockheed Air Terminal and a parts factory. In 1954, Angie landed her first acting job in a Warner Brothers movie, and soon became a fixture on anthology TV series throughout the 1950s.

Angie Dickinson in Gun the Man Down

But it was her breakthrough role in 1956s Gun the Man Down that truly put Angie on the map, and she solidified her stardom with a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year for her performance in 1959s Rio Bravo alongside John Wayne and Dean Martin. Throughout the 1960s, Angie Dickinson became one of the most popular leading ladies in Hollywood, appearing in a string of hit films including Ocean’s 11, The Sins of Rachel Cade, The Killers, The Art of Love, The Chase, and Point Blank. Her success on the big screen continued throughout the 70s as she went on to appear in films like Pretty Maids All in a Row, The Outside Man, and Big Bad Mama.

But Angie’s talents weren’t limited to the big screen. She also achieved TV fame as Sergeant “Pepper” Anderson in the NBC crime series Police Woman, winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and receiving three Emmy nominations. Her career continued to flourish until 2009, with standout performances in Brian De Palma’s erotic 1980 thriller Dressed to Kill, 1994s Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, 1995s Sabrina, 2000s Pay It Forward, and 2001s Big Bad Love.

Gene Dickinson and Angie Dickinson

Off-screen, Angie’s love life was just as captivating as her career. She married football player Gene Dickinson in 1952, but they divorced in 1960. Angie then embarked on a passionate affair with Frank Sinatra, whom she met on the set of Ocean’s 11. She marries composer Burt Bacharach in 1965, but their marriage conflicts by their daughter’s premature birth and Asperger’s syndrome, as well as Bacharach’s infidelity, leading to their divorce in 1981. Angie never remarried, but had relationships with a string of famous men including Johnny Carson, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton, Dean Martin, Charles Feldman, Larry King, and David Janssen.

Now 91 years old, Angie lives in Los Angeles and remains an influential figure in the entertainment industry. She honors with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and an induction into the Television Hall of Fame and regards as a trailblazer for women in TV and film.

Dickinson’s Candid Fox Interview

Angie’s love recently opened up and her relationship with Frank Sinatra in an interview that she gave to Fox News. The 91-year-old actress is currently gearing up to present her 1959 film “Rio Bravo” at the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 13.

While reflecting on Rio Bravo, Dickinson also discussed her experience filming the proceeding major film to include her name in the credits, 1960s Oceans 11 – a movie in which she starred alongside Sinatra and his Rat Pack companions.

According to Dickinson, Sinatra was the “love of her life”, and the mere thought of him still brings a smile to her face. She spoke highly of his talents as a singer and an actor, and while acknowledging that he possessed both good and bad qualities, praised his personality. The two had a close bond and even contemplated marriage in 1964, although Dickinson ultimately decided against it, stating that they were content in their relationship without the need for marriage. Furthermore, she expressed admiration for Sinatra’s ex-wife Nancy, who treated her with friendship and respect.

After discussing her divorce from Burt Bacharach in 1981, Dickinson reflected on her memories of working with Dean Martin in “Rio Bravo” and how they became close friends. She described him as a funny and kind man who never failed to make her laugh, despite his on-screen portrayal of a drunk. Additionally, she reminisced about John Wayne, another co-star from “Rio Bravo,” who initially intimidated her on set but was ultimately supportive and provided her with invaluable advice on acting and handling fame.

As for her career, Dickinson expressed immense gratitude for the opportunities she had and continues to hold a deep passion for acting.

Sinatra’s Secret

After hearing Angie gush about Frank Sinatra, you may be wondering what was so special about Ol’ Blue Eyes that really got her going. What exactly was it about the “Fly Me To The Moon” singer made him irresistible in the eyes of Dickinson and the countless other ladies who swooned over him like he was some kind of Grecian god? Well, let’s just say that Frank had a not-so-little secret that gave him quite an advantage in the dating world. And no, it wasn’t just his good looks, charm, and mesmerizing voice.

Frank Sinatra’s captivating persona went beyond his famous blue eyes, especially when it came to seducing women. He was not only a music icon and Hollywood star, but also a notorious womanizer. Sinatra’s second wife, Ava Gardner, even went on record to describe his anatomy in explicit terms. According to her, he is exceptionally elegant in a certain area. She quips that out of his 110-pound frame, 10 pounds of it dedicates to his manhood.

Sinatra’s Appetite For Women

Despite being married with children, Sinatra indulged in his insatiable appetite for women from his early big band days, making his way through Hollywood starlets such as Marilyn Monroe, Lana Turner, and Marlene Dietrich, as well as engagements to Lauren Bacall and Juliet Prowse and a short marriage to Mia Farrow. Sinatra’s extraordinary voice and charisma undoubtedly contributed to his success with women, but according to his friend Gianni Russo, his ample endowment left no woman wanting.

Sinatra’s valet even revealed in his book that the star had special underwear made to contain and conceal his size in public. The opportunities for Sinatra were limitless, with his friend Tommy Dorsey recalling how the star’s impact on women was “something awful.” Even Sinatra himself acknowledged his animalistic desires, stating that he was just looking to make it with as many women as he could.

Three’s The Charm

The recently published book Sinatra and Me: In the Wee Small Hours by Tony Oppedisano is a memoir of the author’s friendship and professional relationship with Frank Sinatra during the last decade of his life. The book features never-before-seen photos and new revelations about some of the most famous people of the past fifty years, including Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Sam Giancana, Madonna, and Bono.

When speaking about Angie Dickinson, Sinatra was quoted in Oppedisano’s book as saying that she was one of the best lovers that he had ever had the pleasure of knowing. It’s abundantly clear that Sinatra’s love for Dickinson was fueled by his animalistic lust for her, but anyone that is familiar with Frank knows that his carnal passion was never focused on just one person in particular.

Angie Dickinson And Frank Sinatra

Sinatra reportedly had an insatiable thirst for women – sometimes bedding multiple partners a day and frequently at the same time. According to Oppedisano, Sinatra often sought out threesomes and more often than not, these flings would lead him to strike up turbulent relationships that would cause him much hardship and headache in the long run.

If you’re interested in learning more about Frank Sinatra and Angie’s love relationship, we recommend picking up a copy of Sinatra and Me. And no, this isn’t some kind of promotion for the book – we just think that it packs in a lot of fascinating content that our viewers likely would appreciate.

Aside from his sexual conquests and relationship, the book also discusses things like Sinatra’s alleged involvement in the CIA plot to assassinate Fidel Castro, Sinatra’s belief that Marilyn Monroe was murdered, and Sinatra’s friendship and business dealings with high-ranking mob bosses. It’s all super fascinating stuff that definitely will change the way you look at the “Come Fly With Me” crooner.

Unfortunately, we’re just about out of time, but before you go, we’d love to hear from you. Did you know that Angie Dickinson and Frank Sinatra dated for years but never married and that Sinatra once claimed that Dickinson was one of the best lovers he had ever slept with? Let us  know in the comments. And as always, thanks for watching!

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