Dyan Cannon Biography (1937-)



Original name, Samile Diane Friesen; born January 4, 1937, in Tacoma, WA; daughter of a life insurance salesperson and a homemaker; married Cary Grant (anactor; real name, Archibald Leach), July 22, 1965 (divorced, March 21, 1968); married Stanley Finberg (an attorney), April, 1985 (divorced, 1991); children: (first marriage) Jennifer Grant (an actress). Education: Attendedthe University of Washington; studied acting with Sanford Meisner. Avocational interests: Reading, swimming, watching basketball games. Addresses: Agent-- Agency for the Performing Arts, 9000 Sunset Blvd., 12thFloor, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Career: Actress. Appeared in televisioncommercials and worked as a model. Also a singer and songwriter. Also billedas Diane Cannon. Member: Screen Actors Guild, Directors Guild of America. Awards, Honors: New York Film Critics Circle Award, best supporting actress, National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) Award, actress of the year, Academy Award nomination, best supporting actress, and Golden GlobeAward nominations, best motion picture actress in a musical or comedy and most promising female newcomer, all 1969, for Bob & Carol & Ted &Alice; Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actress in a drama, 1971, for Such Good Friends; Academy Award nomination (with Vince Cannon), best live-action short film, 1976, for Growing Pains: Number One; Golden Globe Award, best motion picture actress in a supporting role,and Academy Award nomination, best supporting actress, both 1978, and SaturnAward nomination, best supporting actress, 1979, all for Heaven Can Wait; Q Award nomination, Viewers for Quality Television, best recurring player, 1998, for Ally McBeal. Addresses: Agent: Agency for the Performing Arts, 9000 Sunset Blvd., 12th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
January 4, 1937
Tacoma, Washington, United States

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