Dyan Cannon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dyan Cannon (born Samille Diane Friesen on January 4, 1937) is an American film and television actress, director, screenwriter, editor, and producer. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dyan Cannon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Schulman
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Kristy Swanson  •  George Hamilton  •  Dyan Cannon

Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Schulman
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Kristy Swanson  •  George Hamilton  •  Dyan Cannon

Author! Author! (1982)

A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Bob Dishy

A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Bob Dishy

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

Bob and Carol Sanders are best friends with Ted and Alice Henderson. After attending a weekend self-help/ self-discovery getaway, Bob and Carol feel newly enlightened, and want their friends to feel the same way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Robert Culp  •  Elliott Gould  •  Dyan Cannon

Bob and Carol Sanders are best friends with Ted and Alice Henderson. After attending a weekend self-help/ self-discovery getaway, Bob and Carol feel newly enlightened, and want their friends to feel the same way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mazursky
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Robert Culp  •  Elliott Gould  •  Dyan Cannon

Boynton Beach Club (2005)

Residents of an adult community in Florida turn to one another for support and companionship after the deaths of their spouses. Lois has a rejuvenating affair with a younger man while acting as best friend to recently widowed Marilyn. Jack buddies up with Harry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Len Cariou

Residents of an adult community in Florida turn to one another for support and companionship after the deaths of their spouses. Lois has a rejuvenating affair with a younger man while acting as best friend to recently widowed Marilyn. Jack buddies up with Harry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Len Cariou

Caddyshack II (1988)

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Jackie Mason  •  Robert Stack  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Chevy Chase

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Jackie Mason  •  Robert Stack  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Chevy Chase

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

Kangaroo Jack (2003)

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David McNally
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Estella Warren  •  Christopher Walken

Two childhood friends — a New York hairstylist and a wanna-be musician — get mixed-up with the mob and are forced to deliver $50,000 to Australia, but things go all wrong when the money is lost to a wild kangaroo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David McNally
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Estella Warren  •  Christopher Walken

Out to Sea (1997)

Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Brent Spiner

Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Brent Spiner

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world—and Charles Dreyfus—believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off the road. Naturally, Clouseau knows differently and, taking advantage of not being alive, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Andrew Sachs  •  Herbert Lom  •  Burt Kwouk

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world—and Charles Dreyfus—believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off the road. Naturally, Clouseau knows differently and, taking advantage of not being alive, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Andrew Sachs  •  Herbert Lom  •  Burt Kwouk

She's Having a Baby (1988)

Clever

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Alec Baldwin  •  William Windom

Deathtrap (1982)

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Irene Worth

A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Christopher Reeve  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Irene Worth

That Darn Cat (1997)

While making his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, Patti's pet cat D.C. finds himself the carrier of a call for help from a kidnap victim. Patti enlists skeptical law enforcement help to find the victim before it's too late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Doug E. Doug  •  Dean Jones  •  Peter Boyle

While making his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, Patti's pet cat D.C. finds himself the carrier of a call for help from a kidnap victim. Patti enlists skeptical law enforcement help to find the victim before it's too late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Doug E. Doug  •  Dean Jones  •  Peter Boyle

This Rebel Breed (1960)

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

"Black Rebels" (also known as "The Rebel Breed") is about juvenile delinquents--in particular, kids who resort to racially motivated crimes. To combat this problem, the cops send two recent police academy graduates to a local high school to pose as students. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard L. Bare  •  William Rowland
CAST:  Rita Moreno  •  Mark Damon  •  Gerald Mohr  •  Al Freeman, Jr.

Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)

Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a treehouse, meet a handsome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Miller
CAST:  Dyan Cannon  •  Martin Mull  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan O'Donohue

Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a treehouse, meet a handsome ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Troy Miller
CAST:  Dyan Cannon  •  Martin Mull  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Ryan O'Donohue

Perry Mason: The Case of the Jealous Jokester (1995)

Attorney Bill McKenzie takes the case when his niece is framed for the murder of a popular and demanding sitcom star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Hal Holbrook  •  Barbara Hale  •  William R. Moses  •  Tony Roberts

Attorney Bill McKenzie takes the case when his niece is framed for the murder of a popular and demanding sitcom star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent McEveety
CAST:  Hal Holbrook  •  Barbara Hale  •  William R. Moses  •  Tony Roberts

Based on an Untrue Story (1993)

Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and could even kill her. With time fast running out, she begins a frantic search ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Morgan Fairchild  •  Ricki Lake  •  Victoria Jackson  •  Dan Hedaya

Perfume creator Satin Chow is about to reveal her new designer scent 'Puppy' when she is cruelly struck down by a rare condition called anosmia which robs her of her sense of smell, and could even kill her. With time fast running out, she begins a frantic search ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Morgan Fairchild  •  Ricki Lake  •  Victoria Jackson  •  Dan Hedaya

The Love Machine (1971)

An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  John Phillip Law  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Robert Ryan  •  Jackie Cooper

An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  John Phillip Law  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Robert Ryan  •  Jackie Cooper

The Sender (1998)

A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American fighter pilot supposedly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pepin
CAST:  Michael Madsen  •  R. Lee Ermey  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Dyan Cannon

A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American fighter pilot supposedly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pepin
CAST:  Michael Madsen  •  R. Lee Ermey  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Dyan Cannon

A Kiss at Midnight (2008)

They say the cobbler's children go barefoot, but must the matchmaker's children go motherless? After their widower father moves to a new town and sets up a computerized matchmaking business, two girls set out to find a stepmother. They create a dating application ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradford May
CAST:  Faith Ford  •  Cameron Daddo  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Kim Rhodes

They say the cobbler's children go barefoot, but must the matchmaker's children go motherless? After their widower father moves to a new town and sets up a computerized matchmaking business, two girls set out to find a stepmother. They create a dating application ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bradford May
CAST:  Faith Ford  •  Cameron Daddo  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Kim Rhodes

Diamond Girl (1998)

Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny jealous and lure him away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Bond
CAST:  Jonathan Cake  •  Joely Collins  •  Kevin Otto  •  Royston Stoffels

Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny jealous and lure him away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Timothy Bond
CAST:  Jonathan Cake  •  Joely Collins  •  Kevin Otto  •  Royston Stoffels
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