Kim Darby

Kim Darby

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Kim Darby is an American actress. Kim Darby is best known for the role of Mattie Ross in the film, True Grit(1969). She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in A Time for Giving (1969) and an Emmy for her appearance in Rich Man, Poor Man (1976).

Early life

Deborah Zerby best known as Kim Darby was born on the 8th of July 1947, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As of now, she is 74 years old and holds an American nationality. She has a birth sign of Cancer and belongs to Caucasian ethnical background.

She is the daughter of Jon Zerby (father) and IngaWiere (mother). As part of this, there is no information regarding her siblings. Talking about her education life, Kim studied at Van Nuys High School in Los Angeles, California.

Professional career

Regarding her professional career, Kim Darby began her acting career in her teenage. In the film Bye Bye Birdie, she made her debut as a dancer (1963). She also appeared in television shows including Gunsmoke, Bonanza, and Star Trek. Kim, and was also featured on the 1960 NBC series Mr. Novak. In 1963, she played Julie Dean in To Lodge and Dislodge, and in 1965, she played Judy Wheeler in The Silent Dissuaders.

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Caption: Kim Darby on the movie ‘True Grit’ (Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet)

Darby then appeared in an episode of The John Forsythe Show on NBC. In 1967, she also appeared in an episode of Faire Ladies of France. She played Sally Farnham in the 1973 made-for-TV horror film ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.’  Her television credits include Crazy Like a Fox, Thriller, Family, The Love Boat, The Streets of San Francisco, and Beckers, among others.

She also appeared in films including The Strawberry Statement (1970), Norwood (1970), The One and Only (1978), Better Off Dead (1985), and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995). In 2014, she appeared in an episode of the program ‘Perception’ as Stacia Clairborne, a partially blind witness to a crime. She continues to appear on television as a guest star and in films frequently.

Awards and Net Worth

As of now, this actress has not received awards or honors for her works. Moreover, in the following years, she might receive some of them assuming about her hard work.

As an actress and working in the entertainment industry for a long time, she has earned a decent sum of money. As of 2022, her net worth estimates at around $500,000 and she has not disclosed her income and salary.

Relationship Status

Currently, this actress is single and divorced. In past, she was married four times. Firstly, she married James Stacy on 20 March 1968. With the marriage, the couple is blessed with a daughter named Heather Elinas.

After a year of marriage, they split up in 1969. Later, she married James Westmoreland on 6th February 1970. The second marriage also did not last long and split within a month of their marriage, on 25th March 1970.

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Caption: Kim Darby with her ex-husband James Westmoreland (Source:

Thirdly, she married William Tennat in 1970 and separated in few months after their marriage. Later, she married Jack LaRue Jr on 8th October 1978. Things did not go well and sadly, they also divorced on 30th June 1981. She had romantic relationships with Peter Duel, Bruce Davison, and John David Carson, among others.

There was rumored that she was dating Johny Crawford who is an American actor and singer. Apart from that, it appears that Darby likes to enjoy her personal life rather than combining it with her professional life.

Body measurements and Social media

This actress is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. Moreover, Derby has dark brown eyes with light brown hair color and her body measurement is 33-25-35 inches.

Regarding hr social media appearances, she is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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