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Dyan Cannon (Samile Diane Friesen)

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Biography

Tacoma, Washington, USA
Perhaps best known for her trademark curly blond tresses and her faithful appearances at L.A. Lakers basketball games, Dyan Cannon has enjoyed nearly fifty years in the entertainment industry. Born Samille Diane Friesen in Tacoma, Washington, Cannon had early dreams of becoming an actress. She made her screen debut with a small part in the critically acclaimed crime drama The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960). A short-lived television series called This Rebel Breed (1960) followed that same year. Read more...

Actor

Character: Herself - Presenter: Best Original Dramatic Score & Best Original Song Score and or Adaptation

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Short Film, Live Action

The 49th Annual Academy Awards 1977

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Character: Viv Bonham

Honeysuckle Rose 1980

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Character: Madie Levrington

Coast to Coast 1980

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Character: Kay Flowers

A Kiss at Midnight 2008

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Character: Anna Carbone

Kangaroo Jack 2003

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Character: Liz LaBreche

Out to Sea 1997

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Character: Annette Bennett

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag 1997

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Character: Marsha Robinson

Beverly Hills Family Robinson 1997

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Character: Ellen Stone

The Pickle 1993

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Character: Varda Gray

Based on an Untrue Story 1993

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Character: Elizabeth Blane

Christmas in Connecticut 1992

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Character: Rosie LaCroix

Jailbirds 1991

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Character: Elizabeth Pearce

Caddyshack II 1988

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Character: Jess Wilding

If the Frame Fits... 1996

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Character: Gina Fairfax

The Sender 1998

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Character: Abby 'Bubblin' Browne

Black Jaq 1998

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Character: Donna Whitney

Ben Casey 1961

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Character: Mavis Carroll

The Untouchables 1959

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Character: Flatbush

Stoney Burke 1962

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Character: Kathy Culver

77 Sunset Strip 1958

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Character: Francesca Szabo

Burke's Law 1963

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Character: Simone Legree

Revenge of the Pink Panther 1978

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Character: Myra Bruhl

Deathtrap 1982

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Character: Herself - 'Silver Bells'

Bob Hope's Bag Full of Christmas Memories 1993

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Character: Alice Detroit

Author! Author! 1982

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 51st Annual Academy Awards 1979

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Character: Katherine 'Kate' Blackwell

Master of the Game 1984

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Character: Actress 'Shamus'

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter 1982

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