7 Interesting Facts about Kimberly Williams-Paisley

7 Interesting Facts about Kimberly Williams-Paisley

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley is an actress, director, producer, writer, and philanthropist.

Here are 7 interesting facts about Kimberly Williams-Paisley.

 1)  What major films did Kimberly Williams-Paisley star in?
She is most know for her starring roles in Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride II.  She also appeared in According to Jim, Indian Summer, Cold Blooded, Simpatico, We are Marshall, and several other films.  For indie films, she appeared in Undiscovered Gyrl, with Christian Slater and Martin Sheen.

2)  How Did Brad Paisley and Kimberly first meet?

Brad Paisley first caught a glimpse of his future wife, actress Kimberly Williams, while watching 1991’s Father of the Bride with a former girlfriend. Needless to say, that girlfriend was long gone by the time Father of the Bride Part II came out in 1995— which Paisley went to see solo.

In a 2009 interview with Good Housekeeping magazine, Brad confessed that he was drawn to Kimberly on the silver screen and that he thought, “she seems like a great girl — smart and funny and all those things that are so hard to find.”

During an insightful 2015 Meredith Vieria Show interview, Williams explains how she and the country music star finally met in real life. (He seriously cold called her…)

3)  When did she marry Brad Paisley?

She married Brad Paisley In March of 2003.

4)  How many Children does she have with Brad Paisley?

She has two sons with Brad Paisley including William Huckleberry Paisley and Jasper Paisley.  William, is from her maiden name, Williams and his middle name Huckleberry is after Mark Twain’s book, “Huckleberry Finn”.   Jasper got his middle name from Brad’s grandfather who brought Brad his first guitar.

5)  Where was Kimberly Williams-Paisley born?

Kimberly Williams-Paisley was born on September 14, 1971 in Rye, New York, USA.  Kimberly has an English, Welsh, German, and French ancestry.

6)  What major TV Shows did Kimberly Williams-Paisley appear in?

On television she starred in Amish Grace, the ABC TV drama Nashville, and had a recurring role on CBS’s Two and a Half Men.  She also starred in the ABC Family Network’s Lucky Seven, Identity Theft, The Christmas Shoes, Relativity, and The Tenth Kingdom.  

7)  What Books has she written?

Kimberly just released her book Where the Light Gets In, which details her mother Linda’s battle with a rare form of dementia called primary progressive aphasia and the way her family has rallied to understand the disease and accept the reality of Linda’s declining condition. Truly a great read for those directly impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia.   She has also written a children’s book and contributed several long form articles to major magazines.

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 Kimberly also appeared in some of Brad Paisley’s music videos that you may read about here.

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