|Date of Birth
||14 September 1971,
|Place of Birth
||Rye, New York, USA
Currently co-starring in the hit ABC Television sitcom According to Jim, Kimberly Williams-Paisley first lit up the screen as the radiant young bride in the comedy feature film series Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II.
As According to Jim enters it’s fifth season, Williams-Paisley continues to evolve in her role opposite Jim Belushi and Courtney-Thorne Smith, and will soon add to her versatile and growing credits by directing an episode of the show in early 2006.
Williams-Paisley has also been establishing her creativity outside the performing arena beginning with accomplishments as a published writer for such publications as In Style and Redbook magazines.
She recently wrote and directed the short film Shade, co-starring Patrick Dempsey, and she is editing a second short, Numero Dos, which was shot last summer in New Orleans.
Williams-Paisley recently filmed a starring role opposite Tom Cavanagh in How to Eat Fried Worms, the film adaptation of the popular young children’s book. The feature was shot on location in Texas, for release by New Line Cinema in 2006. She also has a starring role in the coming of age comedy Eden Court, filmed on location in Illinois and also slated for release in 2006.
Her other credits include the ABC Family Network’s Lucky Seven, and the Lifetime Original feature Identity Theft, on both of which she also served as Co-Producer. She co-starred in The Christmas Shoes for The CBS Network, appeared in ABC’s Relativity, in the NBC mini series The Tenth Kingdom and in the CBS movie Follow the Stars Home.
Williams-Paisley made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-Winning The Last Night at Ballyhoo and has appeared on stage in The Vagina Monologues, and in All in the Timing. She has also performed on the London Stage in David Mamet’s Speed the Plow.
Williams-Paisley is actively involved with the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research, St. Jude Hospital and the XP Foundation.