Kim Darby

Actor, Dancer, Singer
Kim Darby rose to fame as the young woman who asks John Wayne to help her avenge her father's murder in "True Grit" (1969), but while Wayne won an Academy Award for his efforts, Darby's spunky quality did not translate ... Read more »
Born: 07/07/1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (43)

Mockingbird Don't Sing 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Perception 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

For the People 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Becker 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1984 - 1985, 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Profiler 1996 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star Trek 1967 - 1969, 1984 - 1985, 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The X-Files 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Last Best Sunday 1998 (Movie)

Mrs Summers (Actor)

The Secret of the Lizard Woman 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers 1995 (Movie)

Debra Strode (Actor)

The Facts of Life 1979 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Teen Wolf Too 1987 (Movie)

Professor Brooks (Actor)

Better Off Dead 1985 (Movie)

Jenny Myer (Actor)

Embassy 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Close Ties 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Enola Gay 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Convertible 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The One and Only 1977 (Movie)

Mary Crawford (Actor)

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Story 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Ghost Story 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Streets of San Francisco 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Grissom Gang 1970 (Movie)

Barbara Blandish (Actor)

The Strawberry Statement 1970 (Movie)

Linda (Actor)

Generation 1969 (Movie)

Doris Bolton Owen (Actor)

Norwood 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

True Grit 1969 (Movie)

Mattie Ross (Actor)

Flesh and Blood 1967 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

Ironside 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

The Karate Killers 1966 (Movie)

Sandy True (Actor)

Bus Riley's Back in Town 1965 (Movie)

Gussie (Actor)

Mr. Novak 1963 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

Embassy (Movie)

Sue Davidson (Actor)

First Steps (TV Show)

Actor

Mirror of Deception (TV Show)

Actor

Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Show)

Actor

Summer Girl (TV Show)

Actor

The People (TV Show)

Actor

This Is the West That Was (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Kim Darby rose to fame as the young woman who asks John Wayne to help her avenge her father's murder in "True Grit" (1969), but while Wayne won an Academy Award for his efforts, Darby's spunky quality did not translate into ingenue status and she proved hard to cast. By the 1980s, her work had become sporadic.

Relationships

Heather Elias

Daughter
born c. 1968 father, James Stacy Stacy gained custody of her in 1979 has son born c. July 1995

James Stacy

Husband
married in March 1968 divorced in June 1969 previously wed to actor Connie Stevens involved in near fatal motorcycle accident in September 1973 arrested and sentenced in 1996 to six-year prison term for molesting an 11-year old girl

James Westmoreland

Husband

EDUCATION

Swanson's Ranch School

Desilu Workshop

Hollywood , California

Van Nuys High School

Van Nuys , California

Milestones

1999

Had small role as an overprotective mother in "The Last Best Sunday"

1995

Appeared in ABC children's special, "Secret of the Lizard Woman"

1981

Co-starred in "The Last Convertible", an NBC miniseries

1976

Appeared in ABC miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man"

1973

Made TV-movie debut in "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark"

1968

Co-starred with John Wayne in "True Grit"

1965

Had first speaking role in film, "Bus Riley's Back in Town"

1964

Made TV debut in an episode of "Mr. Novak" (date approximate)

1963

Made first film appearance as extra in "Bye Bye Birdie"

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