November 16, 2006 |
Cary Grant's only child, Jennifer Grant, is writing a memoir, the first time she has offered an in-depth look at her famous father. The publishing house Alfred A. Knopf said "Good Stuff" would be released in 2008 at the earliest. Jennifer Grant, 40, is the daughter of Grant and actress Dyan Cannon, who were married briefly in the 1960s before separating and bitterly divorcing.
December 3, 1986 |
Actor Cary Grant left the bulk of his estate to his widow, Barbara Harris Grant, and his only child, 20-year-old Jennifer, according to terms of his will filed in Santa Monica probate court today. Grant, celebrated for his wit and charm during a career that spanned generations, died Saturday night in Davenport, Iowa, of a massive stroke. He was 82. His will gave his four-acre Beverly Hills home and its contents to his fifth wife, whom Grant married in 1981.
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June 17, 2003 |
In the end, Gregory Peck was remembered at his memorial service as both the legendary actor and the extraordinary man -- the heroic screen lawyer Atticus Finch of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the generous friend and humanitarian. On-screen or off, he showed the same character, according to every person who paid him tribute Monday.
September 2, 1988 |
The first tribute to Cary Grant since his death in 1986 will be held Oct. 19 as a benefit for the Princess Grace Foundation, where Merv Griffin will emcee and Sammy Davis Jr. and Liza Minnelli will perform. Grant's family OKd the tribute in November. "Barbara and Jennifer Grant didn't want one before because Cary didn't want one. He didn't want all that hoopla. He wanted people just to move along in life," says Judy Quine, who is co-chairing the tribute.
October 8, 2011 |
Actress-director Dyan Cannon recalls in her memoir, "Dear Cary: My Life With Cary Grant," that she and Grant were over the moon with joy at the birth of their daughter, Jennifer, in February 1966. But when she brought the baby home, Cannon realized that her beloved Yorkie, Bangs, was nowhere to be found. Grant matter-of-factly told her that he had given Bangs away. "Infants and dogs aren't a good mix, Dyan," she quotes him as saying. "Animals can experience extreme jealousy around newborns.
June 25, 1997 |
Dyan Cannon's two cats, Puppy and Kitty, were snoozing in cushy chairs while we sat on her living room floor, talking, laughing and snacking on fruit. The actress, whose latest movie, "Out to Sea," with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, opens next week, slowly peeled the skin from a tangerine. "Look at that," Cannon, 60, observed. The tangerine spray had caught inside a sunbeam and that made her smile. * Question: You're really enjoying life, aren't you?