Dale Dickey from Iron Man 3 and True Blood
This Wednesday, July 17th, we welcome veteran actress Dale Dickey live in the studio to talk about her roles currently in two of the biggest franchises in pop culture history, Iron Man 3 and HBO’s True Blood as well as her new film that just opened at Outfest with our own Ann Walker, Southern Baptist Sissies. We’ll also chat about our favorite roles of hers from Sordid Lives and her memorable episode of Breaking Bad to working with Barbra Streisand in last year’s hit, The Guilt Trip! Co-hosting will be Jeff Schroeder.
Dale Dickey has been working as a character actress in both mainstream and independent films since 1990s. She is known for her recurring roles as Patty on NBC comedy series My Name Is Earl and as Opal McHone in CBS historical drama Christy. Dickey has had several roles in films such as The Pledge, Our Very Own, Domino, Super 8, Being Flynn, The Yellow Wallpaper and The Guilt Trip. She performed on many Broadway productions, like The Merchant of Venice (1989) and A Streetcar Named Desire (2009). Dickey has appeared in guest roles on numerous television series, including The X-Files, Frasier, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Gilmore Girls, The Closer, Grey’s Anatomy and Breaking Bad.
Dickey received critical praise for performance in 2010 independent drama film Winter’s Bone opposite Jennifer Lawrence. She won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her performance as Merab in Winter’s Bone on February 2011. Since 2012 she’s played Martha Bozeman in the fifth and six seasons of the HBO series True Blood. Dickey appeared in the superhero film Iron Man 3, directed by Shane Black in 2013 and was recently cast in Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive miniseries in 2013.