Date of Birth: 4 January 1937
Dyan Cannon biography:
Mother of Jennifer Grant (born on February 26, 1966). Always seen courtside at Los Angeles Lakers home basketball games. Attended the University of Washington, Seattle, but didn't graduate. 'Miss West Seattle' of 1955. "Discovered" while having lunch on the Sunset Strip. Got her stage name from producer Jerry Wald who said he kept seeing something explosive in her. Her commitment to Christianity has led her to hold twice-monthly revival-style Bible study meetings on the CBS studio lot. In the early 1970s, Paramount had plans that were unrealized to remake Double Indemnity (1944) with Cannon in the Barbara Stanwyck role. Wanted a nose job early in her career, but a doctor told her she had a beautiful nose and wasnt going to do anything to it. She then decided not to get the nose job. Ex-mother-in-law of Randall Zisk. Cary Grant first saw her on a TV show in 1961, when she was already a 24-year-old TV vet. They started lived together in 1963. Recently came in fourth (behind Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, and Raquel Welch in the "Sexiest Older Actress" category held by the website Third Age. Was extremely nervous about doing the famous bedroom scene in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969). She claimed all four participants were a wreck. Elliott Gould busily stuffed food in his mouth; Robert Culp talked a mile a minute and Natalie Wood wouldn't even come out of her trailer at first. Second husband, Stanley Fimberg was a real estate mogul who executive produced her movie The End of Innocence (1990). Considered the second-most-famous Laker fan behind Jack Nicholson. Dyan and Cary Grant's baby, Jennifer Grant, weighed only 4.5 pounds at birth; she was born seven months after Dyan and Cary's wedding. She was reluctant to drop acid with regular user Cary Grant, her husband at the time, who believed it had psychological value, but he compelled her to do it twice, and she got violently sick each time. Her high school nickname was "Frosty".