Carol Lynley Biography – Carol Lynley Wiki
Carol Lynley born Carol Anne Jones was an American actress who was best known for her role as Nonnie the cruise liner singer in “The Poseidon Adventure.” Lynley as a former child model. She changed her name so as not to be confused with actress Carolyn Jones. Lynley became famous in the original 1958 Broadway production of Blue Denim, a controversial drama in which she played a 15-year-old pregnant girl who was seeking an abortion. Lynley afterwards starred in a film adaptation of the play a year later. Lynley received a Golden Globe nomination for the Most Promising Female Newcomer for the role.
Later, Lynley would go on to appear in films including but not limited to; The Poseidon Adventure, Bunny Lake is Missing, Under the Yum Yum Tree and The Pleasure Seekers.
She received TV credits that included 11 episodes of Fantasy Island along with appearances in Charlie’s Angels, Kojak, Hawaii Five-0, The Love Boat and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
She featured in several television shows such as; The Immortal, Police Woman, Journey to the Unknown, The Beasts Are on the Streets, DuPont Show of the Month.
Carol Lynley Age
She was born on February 13, 1942 in Manhattan, New York, United States. She died at the age of 77 on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at her home.
Carol Lynley Husband
Carol Lynley was married to publicist/public relations executive Michael Selsman in 1960, before divorcing him in 1964. The couple had one daughter, Jill Victoria Selsman, a filmmaker.
Carol Lynley Daughter
Carol Lynley and Michael Selsman had one daughter named Jill Victoria Selsman. She is a filmmaker by profession.
Carol Lynley Death
Lynley died on September 3, 2019 at the age of 77 years. She died from a heart attack. She suffered a heart attack at her home in Pacific Palisades. This information about her death was confirmed by her friend who is also an actor Trent Dolan to Variety.
Her daughter Jill Selsman said that she died peacefully in her sleep.”
Paying tribute to her mother, director Jill Selsman said: “She had an easy approach to life and always took the good with the bad.“She was a bon vivant. There really was no situation that couldn’t be improved or ignored because there really was so much fun to be had, why dwell on things you can’t change.
“Which is what I think she’s doing now.
“Clearly, you can’t change death, but if there is a world beyond, she’s dancing with her great friend Fred Astaire and enjoying her new life as much as she enjoyed her previous one.”
Carol Lynley Cause of Death
Carol Lynley’s cause of death was a heart attack. She suffered a heart attack at her Pacific Palisades home on September 3, 2019. Her friend who is also an actor Trent Dolan confirmed to Variety.
Carol Lynley Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Carol Lynley Height
She stood at a height of 5 feet 5 inches(1.65 m).