Kim Novak Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Kim Novak, best known for her memorable role in Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller, Vertigo, was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Novak’s manager, Sue Cameron, says she is expected to make a full recovery.

“It was caught early by a routine yearly mammogram, and [she] is undergoing treatment. All her doctors say she is in fantastic physical shape and should recover very well,” Cameron told the Hollywood Reporter.

Novak, 77, the top movie star in the 1950s had retreated from acting. She and veterinarian husband Bob Malloy settled for a quiet life on a ranch in Oregon. They had married in 1976.

Her other notable films include Picnic, Pal Joey and Bell, Book and Candle.

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  1. Kim Novak is making good progress and the speedy recovery as well and a very kind person with her great performance in the late Alfred Hitchcock’s Classic Thriller in Vertigo with the late James Stewart also in the final climax when Scottie forces Judy up the Bell Tower and suddenly she shadows(nun)she slips falling backwards to her death.

    Kim also the great singer with My Funny Valentine alongside Rita Hayworth & Frank Sinatra and for the closing tearful finale with I’ll Take Romance in Jeanne Eagels with co-star The late Jeff Chandler as Sal Satori.

    Follow up films including The Notorious Landlady,Pepe,
    Five Against The House,Middle Of The Night,Pushover and The Golden Globe Award Winner for the Promising Newcomer in Joshua Logan’s Picnic in 1955,Malibu,
    Strangers When We Meet,Tales That Witness Madness,
    The Mirror Crack’d by Agatha Christie as Lola Brewster with the infamous catfights with Marie Rudd played by Liz Taylor set in the Kent Countryside in 1953 and the 1964 remake of the British Movie from W.Somerset Maugham’s Of Human Bondage with co-star of course is the late Laurence Harvey.

    I Hope you made a great recovery Kim and a very brave woman indeed and a kind lady as well.

    Terry Christie
    A Great Kim Novak fan
    From Sunderland
    Tyne & Wear
    England

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