Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Author, Actress, Advocate

Kimberly Williams-Paisley has been starring in film, television and theater for over twenty-five years, and is the New York Times bestselling author of Where the Light Gets In, the story of her mother’s struggle with dementia. Ms. Williams-Paisley began her career with the films Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, and then starred in other movies as well as the long-running television series "According to Jim". She stars in the Hallmark series "Darrow & Darrow Mysteries" and recently co-starred in The Christmas Chronicles and Jolene, both for Netflix. Her most recent project was Father of the Bride 3 (ish), co-starring once again with Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short, also for Netflix. Ms. Williams-Paisley is a spokesperson and advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association, and she hosts an annual fundraiser for the organization. Additionally, she and her husband, Brad Paisley, started a nonprofit organization called The Store, which aims to empower low-income families in the Nashville area with a free grocery store.

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Brain Health Conversation
Tuesday Oct. 20
12:45 PM
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Edutainment and Alzheimer’s: Utilizing the Arts to Combat Alzheimer’s

Join brain health conscious playwrights, actors and producers for a dialogue about the power of the arts – film, theater, music and television – to help society better understand the different faces of Alzheimer’s, from caregiving to clinical research.

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