Kimberly Payne Williams-Paisley (née Williams; born September 14, 1971) is an American actress known for her co-starring roles on According to Jim and Nashville, as well as her breakthrough performance in Father of the Bride (1991), for which she was nominated for several awards and its sequel, Father of the Bride Part II (1995).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, and also her role as Laura Parker in Shade, a short film that she also wrote and directed. Williams is married to country musician Brad Paisley, with whom she has two sons; actress Ashley Williams is her sister.
On March 15, 2003, Williams married country music singer Brad Paisley. In February 2007, she gave birth to their first child, a son named William Huckleberry Paisley, also known as "Huck," in Nashville, Tennessee, where the family lives. Their second son, Jasper, was born in April 2009.
Williams-Paisley was born in Rye, New York, the daughter of Linda Barbara (née Payne), a fund-raiser, and Gurney Williams III, a health and science writer. She has a sister, Ashley, also an actress, and a brother, Jay. Williams has been in show business since the age of 13. In 1989 she directed the Rye High School Musical Revue. She left Northwestern University during her sophomore year to appear in the 1991 film version of Father of the Bride but returned to complete her degree in drama. While there, she was a sister of the Alpha Phi sorority.
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The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
Kate is spending Christmas with her mother's new boyfriend and his son. When the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure wit...
A Nashville Christmas Carol
A television producer receives a visit from her recently deceased mentor who warns her that her current path leads to a dark future.
The Violent Heart
Fifteen years after the murder of his older sister, taciturn Daniel finds himself falling for Cassie, a vivacious high school senior in this southern gothic-inspired Romeo & Juliet story set in the Am...
Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)
A very special event will benefit World Central Kitchen when the Banks Family comes back together 25 years later.
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Darrow & Darrow: Witness to Murder
Attorney Claire Darrow defends an old colleague of her mother's for murder. Things get complex when Claire's romantic interest, Miles, is named as prosecuting attorney on the case.
Dolly Parton's Heartstrings
Eight stories celebrating family, faith, love and forgiveness come to life in this series inspired by Dolly Parton's iconic country music catalog.
Darrow & Darrow: Body of Evidence
Miles questions his role as prosecuting attorney and helps her on the case, as she finds herself defending a woman already convicted of murder.
Darrow & Darrow: In The Key Of Murder
A simple offer of legal advice turns into the biggest challenge of Claire Darrow’s legal career when her new beau, D.A. Miles Strasberg, introduces her to his younger half-sister, Phoebe, a singer fre...
The Christmas Chronicles
Kate and Teddy have to save Christmas when they accidentally cause Santa's sleigh to crash because they tried to prove he is real.
Darrow & Darrow
Even if it makes her a dime, Darrow is still fighting for what is right. Naomi and a lawyer would rather make money. They don't agree on how to raise Louise.
The Christmas Train
Tom was forced to take the intercontinental trip to Los Angeles by train and was determined to chronicle his adventure. While all passengers on the Christmas train seem to be headed for the same desti...
Speech & Debate
Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard.
You Get Me
Tyler landed in the arms of a sexy new girl after arguing with his girlfriend. Even though Ali agrees to take him back, Holly is dead set on her new man.
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Barry Allen fell into a coma after being struck by lightning. After he awakened with the power of super speed, he was given the ability to move through Central City like a guardian angel. Though initi...
Ask Me Anything
A beautiful, wild, funny, and lost person who takes a year off before college to find herself, all the while documenting her adventures in an anonymous blog into which she pours her innermost secrets....
More Business of Being Born
Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Filmmaker Abby Epstein follow their landmark documentary,'The Business of Being Born', with an all-new, four part DVD series that continues their provocative and ente...
How to Eat Fried Worms
During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
How to Go Out on a Date in Queens
A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene with disastrous results.
We Are Marshall
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
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The Tony Danza Show
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Identity Theft: The Michelle Brown Story
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Two and a Half Men
A jingle writer's hedonistic life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and nephew move into his beach-front house.
Before Amy Myer's mother died, she planned out the little girl's life, including the fact that she would marry her 7th boyfriend. All of Amy's mother's advice had worked perfectly when she fell in lov...
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Less than Perfect
ClaudeCasey moved up in the television news world from temp to anchor's desk. After her boss hired her full time, Claude realized she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to ge...
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Ten Tiny Love Stories
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The Christmas Shoes
Two separate stories mesh - in the first, a young music teacher, Maggie Andrews, begins dying of a heart condition and her son Nathan tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for her before she dies. In...
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Follow the Stars Home
Two brothers are in love with the same woman. She carries a torch for Brother Wrong after he deserts her. Brother Right is still available. The bad brother pulls his disappearing act. Mark walked out ...
Good Day Live
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According to Jim
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The 10th Kingdom
In a parallel universe where Snow White, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood are struggling to maintain order, Virginia and Tony, a father and daughter living in Manhattan, find themselves. The king...
Mace Sowell, an ex-intelligence operative and whose past government activities catch up with him, faces his own mortality due to Alzheimer's disease. Mace battles the effects of the disease while hold...
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The Wonderful World of Disney
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The War at Home
Jeremy is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with his war experiences. His family can't comprehend what he has gone through. Jeremy's battles with his family spiral out ...
Jake is a writer. His marriage is in trouble. He can't stop thinking about women in his life. His late wife Julie, his daughter Molly, his sister Karen, and his psychiatrist Edith are all talking to h...
Relativity follows a twenty-something couple and the lives and loves of their friends and siblings in Los Angeles.
A mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home is promoted to hitman. Steve is a killer. He needs to leave the mob so they can be together after falling in love with a yoga teacher.
Father of the Bride Part II
After recovering from the wedding, George Banks found out that his daughter was pregnant. George's wife is expecting as well. George will have to change his plan to sell their home because of the arri...
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Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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Father of the Bride
George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. His wi...
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Tales from the Crypt
The Crypt Keeper has fun and frightening things to do. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison at the bar. Will honeymooners fulfill their vow?
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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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Hallmark Hall of Fame
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