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Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(born Samille Diane Friesen; January 4, 1937) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. She has been nominated for three Academy Awards.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Cannon was born Samille Diane Friesen in Tacoma, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
on January 4, 1937, the daughter of housewife Claire (née Portnoy) and life insurance salesman Ben Friesen.[1] She was raised in the Ashkenazi Jewish faith of her mother, who was a Russian immigrant, though her father was Baptist.[2] She attended West Seattle High School. Her younger brother is jazz musician David Friesen. Career[edit] 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". She made another guest appearance in 1959 on CBS' Wanted: Dead or Alive starring Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
in episode 52 "Vanishing Act" as Nicole McCready. About this time, she also appeared on another CBS' western series, Johnny Ringo, starring Don Durant, and on Jack Lord's western adventure drama Stoney Burke on ABC. She also appeared on an episode of Hawaiian Eye, using her name Diane Cannon, in 1961, opposite Tracey Steele, Robert Conrad, and Connie Stevens.[3] 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. 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
Harry Guardino
in the title role. She also made guest appearances on 77 Sunset Strip, The Untouchables, the perennial western series Gunsmoke, the 1960 episode "Sheriff of the Town" of the first-run syndicated western series Two Faces West with Walter Coy
Walter Coy
as Cauter and the 1962 Ripcord episode "The Helicopter Race" as Ripcord Inc.'s secretary and receptionist Marion Hines. Cannon's first major film role came in 1969's Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, which earned her Academy Award
Academy Award
and Golden Globe nominations. In 1971 she starred in five films: The Love Machine, Doctors' Wives, The Anderson Tapes
The Anderson Tapes
with Sean Connery, The Burglars, and Such Good Friends, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. Cannon starred opposite Burt Reynolds
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
Child Under a Leaf
in 1974. She became the first Oscar-nominated actress to be nominated in the Best Short Film, Live Action Category for Number One (1976), a project which Cannon produced, directed, wrote and edited. It was a story about adolescent sexual curiosity. In 1978, Cannon co-starred in Revenge of the Pink Panther. That same year, she appeared in Heaven Can Wait, for which she received another Oscar nomination and won a Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1976, she hosted Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
during its first season and she guest starred in the fourth season of The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show
in 1979.[4] In the 1980s, Cannon, who is also a singer/songwriter, appeared in Honeysuckle Rose (1980) with Willie Nelson, Author! Author! with Al Pacino, Deathtrap (1982) with Christopher Reeve
Christopher Reeve
and Michael Caine, Caddyshack II
Caddyshack II
(1988), as well as several made-for-TV movies. For her contributions to the film industry, Cannon was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
in 1983 with a motion pictures star located at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard.[5] In the 1990s, she appeared on the popular television shows Diagnosis: Murder and The Practice, as well as being a semi-regular on Ally McBeal. She made appearances in the films That Darn Cat (1997), 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997), and Out to Sea
Out to Sea
(1997) with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. In 2005, she appeared in Boynton Beach Club, a movie about aging Floridians who have just lost their spouses. Personal life[edit] On July 22, 1965, Cannon 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.[6] She married real estate investor Stanley Fimberg in 1985. They divorced in 1991. In 1972, Cannon revealed that she engaged in primal therapy.[7] She is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
and has attended Lakers games for over three decades. She is a devout born-again Christian.[2][8] Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Dixie

This Rebel Breed Wiggles (billed as Diane Cannon)

1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Alice Henderson National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress (3rd place) New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated— Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for New Star of the Year – Actress

1971 Doctors' Wives Lorrie Dellman

The Anderson Tapes Ingrid

The Love Machine Judith Austin

The Burglars Lena

Such Good Friends Julie Messinger Nominated— Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama

1973 Shamus Alexis Montaigne

The Last of Sheila Christine (Cannon's character is believed to have been based on Sue Mengers.)

1974 Child Under a Leaf Domino

Virginia Hill Virginia Hill (TV movie)

1976 Number One Matt's mother Writer, director, producer, film editor Nominated— Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Live Action Short Film

1978 Heaven Can Wait Julia Farnsworth Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated— Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Supporting Actress

Revenge of the Pink Panther Simone Legree

Lady of the House Sally Stanford (TV movie)

1980 Honeysuckle Rose Viv Bonham Cannon also sings three songs on the soundtrack: "Two Sides To Every Story," "Loving You Is Easier," and "Unclouded Day."

Coast to Coast Madie Levrington

1982 Deathtrap Myra Bruhl Nominated—Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

Author! Author! Alice Detroit

1984 Master of the Game Kate McGregor-Blackwell (TV miniseries, based on the novel written by Sidney Sheldon)

1985 Jenny's War Jenny Baines (TV)

1988 Rock & Roll Mom Annie Hackett (TV) Cannon also does her own singing here; at first, however, her character is kept almost anonymous.

She's Having a Baby Herself (uncredited)

Caddyshack II Elizabeth Pearce

1990 The End of Innocence Stephanie (also director and writer)

1991 Jailbirds Rosie LaCroix (TV)

1992 Christmas in Connecticut Elizabeth Blane (TV)

1993 The Pickle Ellen Stone

1996 The Rockford Files Jess Wilding

1997 Allie & Me Karen Schneider

That Darn Cat Mrs. Flint

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Annette Bennett

Out to Sea Liz LaBreche

1997–2000 Ally McBeal The Honorable Judge Jennifer 'Whipper' Cone (17 episodes) Nominated— Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Recurring Player

1998 The Sender Gina Fairfax

Diamond Girl Abby Montana (TV)

1999 Kiss of a Stranger Leslie

2001 Three Sisters Honey Bernstein-Flynn TV series

2003 Kangaroo Jack Anna Carbone

2004 After the Sunset Herself at the Basketball Game (uncredited)

2005 Boynton Beach Club Lois

2008 A Kiss At Midnight Kay Flowers (TV)

See also[edit]

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^ "Dyan Cannon". Filmreference.com.  ^ a b " Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
Discusses Her Faith". CNN.com. 2001-04-23. Retrieved 2006-12-13.  ^ Hawaaian Eye Episode #11, Best of Hawaiian Eye, 1961, Warner Brothers archives. ^ " The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show
- Ending with Dyan Cannon" on YouTube ^ " Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
- Dyan Cannon". walkoffame.com. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Archived from the original on April 3, 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2018.  ^ Das, Lina (25 November 2011). "Cary Grant... devoted dad, despicable husband: Two women reveal very different accounts of life with the Hollywood enigma". Daily Mail. Retrieved 15 April 2015.  ^ "$3 Million Wedding Gift for Jennifer" Joyce Haber Los Angeles Times; Jul 5, 1972; pg. H19 ^ "Actress Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
Ministers at 'God's Party'", Christianity.com May 1, 2001

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Golden Globe
Golden Globe
Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

Katina Paxinou
Katina Paxinou
(1943) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1944) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1945) Anne Baxter
Anne Baxter
(1946) Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
(1947) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1949) Josephine Hull (1950) Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
(1951) Katy Jurado
Katy Jurado
(1952) Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
(1953) Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
(1954) Marisa Pavan
Marisa Pavan
(1955) Eileen Heckart (1956) Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchester
(1957) Hermione Gingold
Hermione Gingold
(1958) Susan Kohner
Susan Kohner
(1959) Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
(1960) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1961) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(1962) Margaret Rutherford
Margaret Rutherford
(1963) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1964) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1965) Jocelyne LaGarde (1966) Carol Channing
Carol Channing
(1967) Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
(1968) Goldie Hawn
Goldie Hawn
(1969) Karen Black/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1970) Ann-Margret
(1971) Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
(1972) Linda Blair
Linda Blair
(1973) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1974) Brenda Vaccaro
Brenda Vaccaro
(1975) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1976) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1977) Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Joan Hackett
Joan Hackett
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Cher
(1983) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1984) Meg Tilly
Meg Tilly
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Olympia Dukakis
Olympia Dukakis
(1987) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1988) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
(1996) Kim Basinger
Kim Basinger
(1997) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(1998) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1999) Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2004) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison Janney
Allison Janney

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New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress

Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1969) Karen Black
Karen Black
(1970) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1971) Jeannie Berlin (1972) Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cortese
(1973) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine
(1974) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1975) Talia Shire
Talia Shire
(1976) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1977) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1978) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1979) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1980) Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbourne
(1981) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1982) Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
(1983) Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
(1984) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1985) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1986) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1987) Diane Venora (1988) Lena Olin
Lena Olin
(1989) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(1990) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Gong Li
Gong Li
(1993) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1994) Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino
(1995) Courtney Love
Courtney Love
(1996) Joan Cusack
Joan Cusack
(1997) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(1998) Catherine Keener
Catherine Keener
(1999) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2000) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2001) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2002) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2003) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(2004) Maria Bello
Maria Bello
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
(2009) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2010) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2011) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
(2015) Michelle Williams (2016) Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish

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Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

Ida Lupino
Ida Lupino
(1974/75) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1976) Susan Tyrrell
Susan Tyrrell
(1977) Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
(1978) Veronica Cartwright
Veronica Cartwright
(1979) Eve Brent
Eve Brent
(1980) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1981) Zelda Rubinstein
Zelda Rubinstein
(1982) Candy Clark (1983) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1984) Anne Ramsey
Anne Ramsey
(1985) Jenette Goldstein (1986) Anne Ramsey
Anne Ramsey
(1987) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1988) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1989/90) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Rossellini
(1992) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1993) Mia Sara (1994) Bonnie Hunt
Bonnie Hunt
(1995) Alice Krige
Alice Krige
(1996) Gloria Stuart
Gloria Stuart
(1997) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1998) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(1999) Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (2000) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(2001) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2002) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(2003) Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
(2004) Summer Glau
Summer Glau
(2005) Famke Janssen
Famke Janssen
(2006) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2007) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2008) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(2009) Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis
(2010) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2013) Rene Russo
Rene Russo
(2014) Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain
(2015) Tilda Swinton
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