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Cannon, Dyan

Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Film Director, Producers

1937 – She was born on the 4th day of January this year in Tacoma, Washington to a Baptist father and a Jewish mother, Claire Portnoy, who had emigrated from Russia.


1965 – She married Cary Grant, becoming his fourth wife. They had one daughter, Jennifer born on February 26 of this year.


1968 – They separated within 18 months, with Cannon claiming that Grant spanked her for disobeying him. The divorce was finalized on 21st day of March this year.


1969 – She received two Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress, one for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice in this year and another for Heaven Can Wait in 1978.


1976 – She also became the first Oscar-nominated actress to be nominated in the Best Short Film, Live Action Category for Number One in this year, a project which Cannon produced, directed, wrote and edited.


2001 – Her most recent work has been as a semi-regular on the cult series Ally McBeal and the short-lived sitcom Three Sisters (2001-2002). Cannon can often been seen sitting courtside at Los Angeles Lakers games, as she has been a fan of the team for decades. She has become a born-again Christian, although she still considers herself to be Jewish.