Tacoma, Washington, USA
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Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen on January 4, 1937) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. Cannon was born in Tacoma, Washington, to a Baptist father and a Jewish mother, Claire Portnoy, who had immigrated from Russia.She attended West Seattle High School.
On July 22, 1965, she married Cary Grant, who was 33 years her senior. The couple lived together for three years prior to their wedding. They had one daughter, Jennifer (born February 26, 1966). They were divorced on March 21, 1968, but the custody disputes over their daughter went on for years. In 1972, she told an interviewer that she was involved in Primal therapy. Cannon married producer Stanley Fimberg in 1985. They divorced in 1991. Her brother is jazz bassist David Friesen. She has one grandchild, Cary Grant Jr. Cannon is a devout Christian. She resides in West Hollywood and can be seen walking her two Chihuahuas, JC and Matilda.
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West Seattle High (1954)
University of Washington, Seattle (dropout)
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Samille Diane Friesen
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Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen; January 4, 1937) is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer.
Actress, director, screenwriter, film editor, film producer
Ben (sold life insurance)
David Friesen (jazz bassist)
Posted by brian 1 year ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 1 year ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 1 year ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
Posted by Michael Wren 1 year ago
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