RYE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Rye’s Kimberly Williams-Paisley!
Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who was born in Rye, turns 43 on Sunday.
Paisley, an actress who is perhaps best known for her co-starring role on the television series "According to Jim," was born Sept. 14, 1971. Her breakthrough performance was in "Father of the Bride," for which she was nominated for several awards, and its sequel, "Father of the Bride Part II."
Williams-Paisley also appeared in "Indian Summer" (1993), "Coldblooded: (1995), "The War at Home" (1996), and in 1996 landed the lead role in ABC drama series "Relativity." She won critical acclaim for her performance, but the series was canceled after 17 episodes due to low ratings. In 2000, Williams-Paisley starred as Virginia in the fantasy miniseries "The 10th Kingdom."
From 2001 to 2008, Williams-Paisley played the role of Dana in the ABC sitcom "According to Jim,: opposite Jim Belushi and Courtney Thorne-Smith. She left the show after its 7th season, but she came back for the show's final episode in 2009. In 2000s, she also starred in number of made for television movies, and also guest starred on "Less than Perfect," "Boston Legal," and "Royal Pains." In 2012, Williams-Paisley began starring in the recurring role of Peggy Kenter in the ABC drama series, "Nashville."
Williams-Paisley is married to country musician Brad Paisley, with whom she has two sons.
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