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.
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.
March 5, 1993 |
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June 12, 1988 |
Come next year, Cary Grant fans will have two new books about that most debonair of leading men--one that focuses on his alleged homosexuality, another co-authored by a woman who claims to have been romantically involved with Grant for four years. The eye-brow raiser is tentatively titled "Cary Grant: A Double Life" (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), due in late spring, co-authored by the veteran celeb chronicler Charles Higham and Roy Moseley, longtime Higham researcher.