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Where Are They Now - Friday, October 7, 2016

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I was never familiar with the work of actress Dyan Cannon until is watched the film Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. Her performance iearned her her first Academy Award Nomination. She's had over a 50 year career with many memorable credits. Let's find out what she's been doing these days...

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See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Karl Malden: He appeared in the movies "On the Waterfront" and "A Streetcar Named Desire" and starred in the TV series "The Streets of San Francisco"

Jane Powell: Actress and singer who appeared in many movie musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, played Milly in the movie "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"

Betty Hutton: Actress and singer, starred in "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek", "The Perils of Pauline", "Annie Get Your Gun", "The Greatest Show on Earth" and other movies

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Dyan Cannon

Learn More About Dyan Cannon

DATE OF BIRTH: January 4, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington

BIRTH NAME: Samile Diane Friesen


CLAIM TO FAME: Famous Film and TV actress known for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Heaven Can Wait and Deathtrap; and is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.

FAMILY LIFE: Stanley Fimberg (18 April 1985 - 1991) (divorced)

Cary Grant (22 July 1965 - 21 March 1968) (divorced) (1 child)

INFO: Dyan Cannon is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. She has been nominated for three Academy Awards (for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Heaven Can Wait and Number One).

TRIVIA: 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.

Wanted a nose job early in her career, but a doctor told her she had a beautiful nose and was not going to do anything to it. She then decided not to get the nose job.

Cary Grant first saw her on a television series in 1961, when she was already a 24-year-old television veteran. They started living 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 would not 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.

Gave birth to her only child at age 29, a daughter Jennifer Diane Grant (aka Jennifer Grant) on February 26, 1966. Child's father was her 1st ex-husband, Cary Grant.

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.

Learned how to drive a 13-gear 30-ton semi-trailer diesel truck for the comedy-drama film Coast to Coast (1980).

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on June 22, 1983.

Became a grandmother for the first time at age 71 when her daughter Jennifer Grant gave birth to a son Cary Benjamin Grant on August 12, 2008.

She is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and has attended Lakers games for over thirty years.

Cannon is a devout born again Christian.

WHERE IS SHE NOW: Her last television appearance was on the show The Doctors for the topic "'Hollywood Legends' Top Age-Defying Tips". And she continues to cheer on the L.A. Lakers.


2010 Women Without Men (TV Movie)...Dominique

2008 A Kiss at Midnight (TV Movie)...Kay Flowers

2005 Boynton Beach Club...Lois

2004 After the Sunset...Dyan Cannon (uncredited)

2003 Kangaroo Jack...Anna Carbone

2001-2002 Three Sisters (TV Series)...Honey Bernstein-Flynn

2000 My Mother, the Spy (TV Movie)...Gloria Shaeffer

1997-2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series)...Jennifer 'Whipper' Cone

1999 Kiss of a Stranger...Leslie

1999 Ally (TV Series)...Judge Jennifer 'Whipper' Cone

1999 Arli$$ (TV Series)...Dyan Cannon

1998 Black Jaq (TV Movie)...Abby 'Bubblin' Browne

1998 Diamond Girl (TV Movie)...Abby Montana

1998 The Sender...Gina Fairfax

1998 The Practice (TV Series)...Judge Jennifer 'Whipper' Cone

1997 Allie & Me...Christine Brown (uncredited)

1997 Out to Sea...Liz LaBreche

1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag...Annette Bennett

1997 That Darn Cat...Mrs. Flint

1997 Beverly Hills Family Robinson (TV Movie)...Marsha Robinson

1996 The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits... (TV Movie)...Jess Wilding

1995 The Naked Truth (TV Series)...Mitzi Wilde

1995 A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (TV Movie)...Josie Joplin

1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)...Bonnie Valin

1993 Based on an Untrue Story (TV Movie)...Varda Gray

1993 The Pickle...Ellen Stone

1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)...Dyan Cannon

1992 Christmas in Connecticut (TV Movie)...Elizabeth Blane

1991 Jailbirds (TV Movie)...Rosie LaCroix

1990 The End of Innocence...Stephanie

1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday (TV Movie)...Annie Hackett

1988 Caddyshack II...Elizabeth Pearce

1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)...Annie Hackett

1988 She's Having a Baby...Dyan Cannon (uncredited)

1985 Arthur the King (TV Movie)...Katherine

1985 Jenny's War (TV Series)...Jenny Baines

1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series)...Kate Blackwell

1982 Having It All (TV Movie)...Thera Baylin

1982 Author! Author!...Alice Detroit

1982 Deathtrap...Myra Bruhl

1980 Coast to Coast...Madie Levrington

1980 Honeysuckle Rose...Viv Bonham

1978 Lady of the House (TV Movie)...Sally Stanford

1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther...Simone Legree

1978 Heaven Can Wait...Julia Farnsworth

1976 Number One (Short)...Matt's mother

1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)...Virginia Hill

1974 Love Child...Domino

1973 The Last of Sheila...Christine

1973 Shamus...Alexis Montaigne

1971 Such Good Friends...Julie

1971 The Burglars...Lena Gripp's

1971 The Love Machine...Judith Austin

1971 The Anderson Tapes...Ingrid

1971 Doctors' Wives...Lorrie Dellman

1969 Medical Center (TV Series)...Elinor Crawford

1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice...Alice Henderson

1965 The Murder Game

1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)...Francesca Szabo

1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)...Ivy Norton

1964 The Reporter (TV Series)...Mona Elliott

1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)...Marianne

1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)...Flatbush

1962 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)...Clara The II

1958-1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)...Kathy Culver / Sheila

1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)...Mavis Carroll

1962 Ripcord (TV Series)...Marion Hines

1961 Ben Casey (TV Series)...Donna Whitney

1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)...Lana Flanagan

1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)...Diana Hogarth / Thelma

1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)...Julie Brent

1960-1961 Full Circle (TV Series)...Lisa Crowder

1959-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)...Diane Jansen / Mary Lowery

1960 Two Faces West (TV Series)

1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)...Tracy Travers

1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)...Rhoda

1960 The Detectives (TV Series)...Olga May

1960 This Rebel Breed...Wiggles (as Diane Cannon)

1960 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond...Dixie (as Diane Cannon)

1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)...Nicole McCready

1959 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)...Peggy Joyce

1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)...Annie

1959 Lock Up (TV Series)

1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)...Gloria

1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)...Jean Deese

1958 Target (TV Series)

1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)...Fifi / Paladin's love interest

To see Then & Now pictures of Dyan Cannon, visit: Celebrity Nooz


--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Karl Malden - DEAD
Born: 03/22/1912 Died: 07/01/09

Jane Powell - ALIVE
Born: 04/01/1929

Betty Hutton - DEAD (CANCER)
Born: 02/26/1921 Died: 03/11/2007



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György Márkus, 82, Hungarian philosopher.
Arthur Z'ahidi Ngoma, 69, Congolese politician.
Josh Samman, 28, American mixed martial artist.
Rod Temperton, 68, English songwriter ("Thriller", "The Groove Line", "Rock with You"), cancer.

Mario Almada, 94, Mexican actor.
Kenneth Anthony Angell, 86, American Roman Catholic bishop.
Yusuf Arakkal, 70, Indian painter.
Terry Butler, 58, Australian rugby league player, lung cancer.
Brigitte Hamann, 76, German-Austrian historian and author.
Pieter Hintjens, 53, Belgian software developer, euthanasia.
Hso Khan Pha, 78, Burmese-born Canadian geologist, exiled prince.
Fred Osam-Duodu, 78, Ghanaian football manager.
Jim Parrott, 74, Canadian politician.
Ned Randolph, 74, American politician, Mayor of Alexandria, Louisiana (1986-2006).
Bing Thom, 75, Hong Kong-born Canadian architect, brain aneurysm.
Harsh Vardhan, 68, Indian politician.

Ljupka Dimitrovska, 70, Macedonian-born Croatian singer.
Isobel Finnerty, 86, Canadian politician, Senator (1999-2005).
Andrew Vicari, 78, British painter.
Mário Wilson, 86, Portuguese football player and manager (Sporting, Académica, Benfica).

David Abdulai, 65, Ghanaian physician.
Georg Apenes, 76, Norwegian politician and jurist.
Walter Darby Bannard, 82, American painter.
Steve Byrd, 61, English guitarist (Gillan, Kim Wilde), heart attack.
Gordon Davidson, 83, American stage and film director.
Phillip Klemenov, 23, American professional video game player (Call of Duty), traffic collision.
Sir Neville Marriner, 92, British conductor (Amadeus), founder of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Bobby Molloy, 80, Irish politician, TD (1965-2002).
Jeroen Oerlemans, 45, Dutch photojournalist, shot.
Gary Reed, 60, American comic book writer (Deadworld, Baker Street), heart attack.
Thomas Round, 100, British opera singer.
Larry Stogner, 69, American news anchor (WTVD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Hanna Zora, 77, Iraqi-born Iranian-Canadian Chaldean Catholic hierarch, Archbishop of Ahwaz (1974-2011) and Mar Addai of Toronto (2011-2014).

Néstor Ahuad, 76, Argentine politician, Governor of La Pampa Province (1987-1991).
Edda Heiðrún Backman, 58, Icelandic actress, motor neurone disease.
Brian Bell, 85/86, New Zealand ornithologist.
Bobby Burnett, 73, American football player (Buffalo Bills).
Brent Chambers, 54, New Zealand animator, heart attack.
William Dumbrell, 89/90, Australian biblical scholar.
David Herd, 82, Scottish footballer (Arsenal, Manchester United, national team).
Anton Jeyanathan, 68, Sri Lankan politician, traffic collision.
Jagoda Kaloper, 69, Croatian actress (W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism).
Erol Keskin, 89, Turkish footballer (Fenerbahçe, Adaletspor, national team).
Noreen O'Leary, 56, American journalist (Adweek), cancer.
Daphne Odjig, 97, Canadian First Nations artist.
Roger Theder, 77, American football player and coach, Parkinson's disease.
Lowell Thomas, Jr., 92, English-born American film producer and politician, member of the Alaska Senate (1967-1974), Lieutenant Governor of Alaska (1974-1978).
Toni Williams, 77, Cook Islands-born New Zealand singer.

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