Kim Darby is an actress who was born on July 8, 1947, in Los Angeles, California. As a child, Kim pursued dancing, but at the age of 14, she attended Tony Barr's acting workshop at Desilu Studios on the lot of Paramount Pictures. As a teenager, she began working on television in episodes of "Mr. Novak," "Dr. Kildare," "The Eleventh Hour," "Star Trek" and "The Fugitive." Kim is known for her roles in the 1969 John Wayne film "True Grit," the 1973 film "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark," the 1985 film "Better Off Dead..." and the 1995 film "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers." She has made television appearances on "The Streets of San Francisco" in 1972, "Ironside" from 1967 to 1973, "Police Story" in 1974, "The Facts of Life" in 1984 and "The X-Files" in 2000. In 1970, Kim and the cast of "True Grit" won the Bronze Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage Awards. She has been nominated for Best Motion Picture Actress by the Golden Globes, Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series by the Emmy Awards and Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles by the BAFTA Awards.