Dyan Cannon is Cary Grant’s Former Wife

December 27, 2008

This is actress Dyan Cannon, the former wife of the legendary movie star Cary Grant. She is starring in a movie called ‘A Kiss at Midnight’ with Faith Ford and Cameron Daddo this weekend. Read Diane Cannon’s biography below, see photos and watch a video.

Dyan Cannon

Dyan Cannon

Dyan Cannon is in a feel good, romantic holiday movie from Hallmark this weekend called ‘A Kiss at Midnight.’ She plays actress Faith Ford’s mother. The movie has gotten rave reviews. Diane Cannon was married to movie star Cary Grant. They had one daughter, Jennifer Grant.

Dyan Cannon Biography

Samille Diane Friesen was born on January 4, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington so her age is 71. She is better known by her stage name, Dyan Cannon.

She is a television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer and her career spans over 45 years.

Her first movie was The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, 1960. Though she has been in many movies from Honeysuckle Rose to The Revenge of the Pink Panther, she received two Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress, one for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice in 1969 and another for Heaven Can Wait in 1978.

Dyan became the first Oscar-nominated actress to be nominated in the Best Short Film, Live Action Category for Number One in 1976, a project which she produced, directed, wrote and edited. It was a story about adolescent sexual curiosity. Dyan has also done many guest appearances on TV shows including Ally McBeal.

In 1965, she married Cary Grant, becoming his fourth wife. They had one daughter, born in 1966, Jennifer Grant. She and Cary Grant separated within 18 months, with Dyan claiming Cary spanked her for disobeying him. Behave! They divorced in 1968, but the custody disputes over their daughter Jennifer Grant went on for years. Cary Grant died in 1986. She married a second time to Stanley Fimberg. Their marriage lasted 6 years.

She is well known as the LA Lakers #1 fan and can often be seen courtside.

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Dyan Cannon Photos

Dyan Cannon ‘A Kiss at Midnight’ Video

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