RORY: What about, my mother is two?
LORELAI: Never saw it – Angie Dickinson?
RORY: You’re impossible.
LORELAI: You’re right. You’re Impossible was the one with Angie Dickinson.
Angeline “Angie” Dickinson (born Angeline Brown in 1931), actress who began her career on television in the 1950s before making her breakthrough in Western films Gun the Man Down (1956) and Rio Bravo (1959).
In her six-decade career, Dickinson has appeared in more than fifty films, including Ocean’s 11 (1960), Point Blank (1967), and Big Bad Mama (1974). From 1974 to 1978 she starred in the crime series Police Woman, for which she won a Golden Globe and three Emmy Awards. In 1980, she starred in Brian de Palma’s erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill, for which she received a Best Actress Saturn Award. In her later career, she starred in several TV movies and miniseries, and played supporting roles in films such as Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1994) and Big Bad Love (2001).
Dickinson often played sultry femmes fatale and provocative roles, becoming known as a sex symbol. She is regarded as one of the sexiest television stars of the twentieth century.