- Kimberlee Autry is popular for being the wife of actor, former football quarterback, and politician, Alan Autry
- The celebrity wife’s career largely follows in her husband’s wake after she made her movie debut in The Legend of Kincaid, a movie that Alan directed
- Despite staying away from scandal, their marriage almost ended but as it is, the couple is still together
Kimberlee Autry gained traction as an actress back in the 90s. Since she tied the knot with a fellow actor, producer, and politician, Alan Autry, she has managed to avoid media lights outside of their professional lives.
Interestingly for the power couple, ever since they tied the knot on August 19, 1994, their complete closure on marriage makes many wonder if they are still together or have gone their separate ways.
Moreover, this marriage unlike many others is a move for both who had previously been with other partners.
A Look into Her Biography and Career
She was born Kimberlee Jean Green in Arkansas. Details about her date of birth are still elusive. Yet, her partner, Alan Autry was born on July 31, 1952, in Fresno, California making him 71years old at the moment.
Kimberlee is an alumni of the University of Arkansas in the ranks of reputable actors like Elizabeth Barnes and Joe Luckinbill among others.
For most of her life, she is regarded for roles as an actress since she made her movie debut in The Legend of Jake Kincaid(2002). Remarkably, that movie was directed by her husband. Moving on, she bagged roles in Forgiven. Alan Autry has been instrumental in her career growth as all the movies she appeared in were movies that he either directed or co-wrote.
Kimberly Autry Is Still Married To Alan Autry
Kimberlee Autry is still married to her husband for close to three decades. This comes in the wake of a divorce filing in 2018.
Apparently, she filed for divorce on October 16, 2018, at the Fresno County Superior Courts. Yet, following up on the status of the case, it shows that the case was disposed of.
Autry whose name is carried as the petitioner and Alan Autry the respondent fit the description of the power couple. Also, the issue that led to such a filing remains vague, the couple has not acknowledged it either.
As is the case with those in the public eye, this little incident added to the speculation about their marriage. Since they never proceeded with the divorce the couple is still together.
Other Fascinating Facts About Alan Autry’s Wife
1. Kimberlee Autry’s marriage to Alan Autry is not the first for both of them
Though they are still married, it is a move away from previous relationships in the past. As verified, this is not the first marriage for the celebrity couple. In the past, Alan Autry was married to Vicky Brown before they went their separate ways after the marriage collapsed.
As to Alan Autry’s wife, Kimberlee, the details about her first marriage are obscure and the name of the partner remains vague.
2. Is the actress a mother?
Kimberly Autry is the mother of two children. Her First child, a daughter named Heather Autry is a product of her first marriage. Her son, Austin Autry is the only child that they had with Alan. The couple welcomed their son in 1996, almost two years after they had tied the knot.
However, she became the stepmother of Lauren Autry whom her husband had from his previous relationship.
3. She is a former football player’s wife
For most of their marital years, Kimberlee is attached to her husband’s career as an actor and politician. The other part that many are not aware of is his active years as a football player in the NFL.
The actor played the quarterback position. He started playing in high school before proceeding to the University of the Pacific where he played collegiate.
Alan Autry was drafted in 1975 by the Green Bay Packers. Unluckily for him, his football career was short-lived as he was cut loose by Bart Starr, the coach of the team pushing him to an acting career.
His numerous attempts at a football comeback were not so successful. In fact, he used the name Carlos Brown in his stint with the B.C Lions of CFL.
4. Kimberlee Autry’s husband served two terms as mayor
The In The Heat of the Night star and former football quarterback made a full career circle when he ventured into politics as an independent candidate. The first office that Kimberlee’s husband held is the Fresno mayoral office.
He won the elections in 2000 by sweeping the votes in a tight run closely followed by his opponent Dan Whitehurst.
As a sitting mayor, he won the 2004 election with a wider margin compared to his first run. Autry won a total of 48,744 votes out of a total of 67, 201.
Throughout the period that he sat in office between 2000 and 2009, Kimberlee gave him support.
5. Where is Kimberlee Autry Now
Since her last movie role was in Forgiven and no bad reports have been heard of the actress, it is safe to assume that she is alive and kicking. Going by her husband’s political activity, Kimberlee and Alan are now living in Fresno, California.
He last held political office in 2009 yet Kimberlee gave him support from the background. She has experience working in campaigns. She worked as an event organizer for congressman Jeff Denham.