Dyan Cannon

Born Jan 4, 1939

Dyan Cannon is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer.

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1937 Birth Cannon was born in the state of Washington in 1937. … Read More


1959 22 Years Old She made another guest appearance in 1959 on CBS's Wanted: Dead or Alive starring Steve McQueen in episode 54 "Vanishing Act" as Nicole McCready. … Read More
1960 23 Years Old Cannon made her film debut in 1960 in The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond; she had appeared on television since the late 1950s, including a guest appearance on Bat Masterson as Mary Lowery in the 1959 episode entitled "Lady Luck" and again as Diane Jansen in "The Price of Paradise".
1961 24 Years Old She also appeared on an episode of Hawaiian Eye, using her name Diane Cannon, in 1961, opposite Tracey Steele, Robert Conrad, and Connie Stevens.
1963 26 Years Old In 1963, Cannon joined the national touring production of the Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying in which she played Rosemary.
1964 27 Years Old She portrayed Mona Elliott, with fellow guest star Franchot Tone, in the episode "The Man Behind the Man" of the 1964 CBS drama series The Reporter, with Harry Guardino in the title role. … Read More
1965 28 Years Old On July 22, 1965, she married actor Cary Grant, who was 33 years her senior. They had one daughter, Jennifer (born February 26, 1966), who also is an actress. They were divorced on March 21, 1968. … Read More


1969 32 Years Old Cannon's first major film role came in 1969's Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, which earned her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations.
1971 34 Years Old In 1971 she starred in five films: The Love Machine, Doctors' Wives, The Anderson Tapes with Sean Connery, The Burglars, and Such Good Friends, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.
1974 37 Years Old Cannon starred opposite Burt Reynolds in Shamus (1973) as well as the mystery The Last of Sheila that year, and gave a critically acclaimed performance in Child Under a Leaf in 1974. … Read More
1976 39 Years Old In 1976, she hosted Saturday Night Live during its first season.


1979 42 Years Old She was a guest in the fourth season of The Muppet Show in 1979. … Read More
1985 48 Years Old Cannon married real estate investor Stanley Fimberg in 1985. They divorced in 1991. … Read More


2005 68 Years Old In 2005, she appeared in Boynton Beach Club, a movie about aging Floridians who have just lost their spouses.
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