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Dyan Cannon

Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen on January 4, 1937) is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. Cannon was born in Washington State in the year 1937. Her mother Claire (née Portnoy) was a homemaker; Cannon's father, Ben sold life insurance. Cannon was raised in the Jewish faith of her mother, who had emigrated from Russia; Dyan's father was Baptist. She attended West Seattle High School. Cannon made her screen debut in 1960 in The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond; however her small screen debut was in the late 1950s including a guest appearance on Bat Masterson in 1959, in the episode entitled "Lady Luck". She also made a 1959 guest appearance on Wanted: Dead or Alive starring Steve McQueen in episode 54 "Vanishing Act" as Nicole McCready. Another role was as Mona Elliott, with fellow guest star Franchot Tone, in the episode "The Man Behind the Man" of the 1964 CBS drama, The Reporter, with Harry Guardino in the title role. She also made appearances on 77 Sunset Strip, the perennial western series Gunsmoke, The Untouchables and the syndicated Two Faces West in the 1960 episode entitled "Sheriff of the Town". In 1969, Cannon played

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Dyan Cannon -- Lakers Official Brownie Noser

Dyan Cannon
Lakers Official Brownie Noser

Dyan Cannon says she gets the Los Angeles Lakers baked before every game.Outside the Staples Center in L.A. yesterday, Dyan confessed the type of brownies she makes for the guys:  "The good… READ MORE >

Dyan Cannon: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Dyan Cannon
Good Genes or Good Docs?

It's hard to believe actress Dyan Cannon was born in 1937.Here's the 33-year-old avid Lakers fan back in 1970 (left) -- and 39 years later, the 72-year-old version at some event (right).Cary… READ MORE >

- 1811 days ago
Dude Looks Like a Lady, Cuz She Is

Dude Looks Like a Lady,
Cuz She Is

Here's 72-year-old thespian Dyan Cannon (left) at a Laker game this weekend -- and 60-year-old Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler (right).Neither of them is Carly Simon.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 2012 days ago
Dyan Cannon Outs the Prince

Dyan Cannon
Outs the Prince

Prince Von Ahole was outed yesterday -- as a jewelery designer?! // 71-year-old hottie Dyan Cannon was heard asking the Prince about his own jewelry line yesterday outside of the Ivy -- something… READ MORE >

- 2341 days ago
Dyan Cannon: What's Sperm?

Dyan Cannon
What's Sperm?

She has a grown daughter, but actress Dyan Cannon, 71, apparently doesn't know the ingredients for baby making. // When asked if she thought Katie Holmes was impregnated with L.Ron Hubbard's seed,… READ MORE >

- 2377 days ago

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