Kim Darby Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Spouses, Career, Networth And Nominations
Kim Darby Biography-Wiki
Kim Darby also Debora Zerby is an American renowned actress and a guest star on a television program, Marcus Welby, M.D. She gained public attention after starring in an American Western film, True Grit for portraying a notable character as Mattie Ross. Here is all you need to know about Kim Darby’s Biography-Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Spouses, Networth, Nominations and what she is currently doing now.
Darby is also a singer and a dancer who performed under the name, Derby Zerby. She was given the name by her father with a mindset that it was a great stage name. Later, she renamed herself “Kim”. She took the name after a famous girl who really impacted her life while she was in high school. She then changed her name from “Darby” to Derby. Kim has played a role in several American Western television and radio drama series including; Gunsmoke, Bonanza. In 2017, Darby played a role in a horror series, The Evil Within, and many others. Born as Deborah Zerby, Kim was born and brought up in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Kim Darby Age
Darby is 73 years old as of this writing.
Born on 8th July 1947, she celebrates her birthday on July 8th every year.
Kim Darby Family
Darby is born from a family of experts in dancing. Her father is Jon Zerby(father) who was famously known as the Dancing Zerby/ Dancing Zerbies. Her mother was Inga Wiere also a well known dancer.
Kim Darby Spouse
Darby has been in two marriages. She first got married in 1968 to Maurice William Elias well known as James Stacy, a film and television actor. They then divorced in 1969. She then got married to James Westmoreland(Westy) an actor as well as an English motorcycle racer. The couple got married in 1970 and after approximately two months, they got divorced.
Darby and James Stacy had one daughter together, Heather Elias an actress well known for her role in a drama film, Small White House. Westy and Kim did not bear a child together.
Kim Darby Career
The first appearance that Darby made in the public was in 1963, with stage production, Bye Bye Birdie as a dancer. At the age of 15years, she started her acting career by appearing in a television drama series aired on NBC. She was portraying two characters as Julie Dean in 1963 and as Judy Wheeler(1965). Darby has as well appeared on multiple dramatic series, sitcom and television shows. These include; The Eleventh Hour, The Fugitive, The Donna Reed Show, Ironside, The People, Gunsmoke and many others.
Darby has even been the title character in a scientific fictional film, Miri. She has also been a guest star in various series making occasional films.
In the 1970s, Darby partly declined her career since she had become addicted to the highly addictive stimulant, amphetamine. Thereafter in the 1990s, she became an acting teacher around Los Angeles. In 1992, Kim became an instructor at the University of California, Los Angeles in an Extension Program. In 1999, she appeared in the tenth episode of the seventh season of a television series, The X-Files. Kim also played a role in a television show, Perception as Stacia Clairborne in the episode, Prologue in 2014.
Kim Darby Networth
The actress has a networth of $500, 000 as of 2020.
Kim Darby Nominations
Kim has been nominated thrice. Firstly, she got nominated in The Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress in a motion picture- Comedy or Musical. This award was based on a series called Generation which she won in 1970. The same year, she won the second nomination for the BAFTA Award. The award was for the Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles. It was based on the character that she portrayed in the film, True Grit.
Finally, in 1976, Darby won the Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Single Performance. This was given to her by a Supporting Actress In A Comedy Or Drama Series. She was nominated after she played her role as Virginia Calderwood in a television miniseries, Rich Man, Poor Man.
Kim Darby Now
Darby is strong and has still been receiving emails about True Grit. Details concerning her whereabouts are unavailable.