Kimberly Williams-Paisley

American actor and film director

Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley (née Williams; born September 14, 1971) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Annie Banks-Mackenzie in the 1991 comedy Father of the Bride (1991) and its sequel, Father of the Bride Part II (1995) and as Dana in the sitcom According to Jim.[1][2]

Kimberly Williams-Paisley
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Williams-Paisley in June 2008
Kimberly Payne Williams

(1971-09-14) September 14, 1971 (age 50)
Other namesKimberly Payne Williams
Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Kimberly Paisley
Kimberly Williams
Alma materNorthwestern University
Years active1988–present
Brad Paisley (m. 2003)
RelativesAshley Williams (sister)

Throughout her acting career, she has guest-starred on TV shows including Tales From The Crypt, George Lopez and Less Than Perfect.

She is also known for her roles in made-for-TV movies, including Safe House, The Christmas Shoes, and Lucky 7.

In 2003, Williams married country music singer Brad Paisley.[3]


  1. "Kimberly Williams Biography (1971–)". Retrieved 2012-08-20.
  2. "Gurney Williams 3d, Yale '63, Weds Linda Payne in Mt. Kisco". The New York Times. June 25, 1967.
  3. "Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams Expecting". September 19, 2006. Archived from the original on March 1, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2009.