Carol Lynley Biography

Carol Lynley Lynley
( 1942 - )
October 4, 2017
First published on:October 4, 2017

Facts of Carol Lynley Biography

Date of Birth: 1942 February 13
Age:76 years old
occupationActress, Former model
body_measurement34-26-36,
networth $ 10 million
ethnicityWhite
nationalityAmerican
religion
spouseMichael Selsman (m. 1960; div. 1964)
education
place_of_birthManhattan, New York, U.S.
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Carol Lynley is a former model and actress, who is well known for her acting days of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. Having active in this industry since 1956, she has appeared movies including Under the Yum Yum Tree, Return to Peyton Place, The Pleasure Seekers, Bunny Lake is Missing, and The Cardinal. Talking about her personal life, she was previously married and has a daughter.

Carol Lynley Early Life

Carol Lynley was born as Carole Ann Jones on 13 February 1942,  to Irish father Frances Peltch and English mother in New York City, New York, USA. She holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. (Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English, and German).

Carol Lynley, during her late 1950s
Source: Pinterest

Carol Lynley Career

Carol started her career at a young age, as a child model under the name Carolyn Lee. Then, she began to appear on the cover of Life magazine in 1957. At the age of 15, Carol began her acting career appearing in the TV films Goodyear Television Playhouse in 1956. At the same year, she appeared in the series such as The Alcoa Hour, The Kaiser Aluminum Hour, and General Electric Theatre.

In 1957, she had roles in TV films Alfred Hitchcock Presents and DuPont Show of the Month. She then seemed in both the Broadway stage and Hollywood screen versions of the controversial drama Blue Denim in 1959.

Her breakthrough performances arose when she appeared in the pilot television movies "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" and "Fantasy Island." Also,  Carol made her presence in the film "A Light in the Forest" playing as Gramma Irene in 2003. She appeared in the American short film drama, 'Vic' in 2006.

On the set of  "The Poseidon Adventure" with director Ronald Neame:  Twitter

https://twitter.com/JimBeinke/status/559871921953599488

Moreover, she had roles in several TV films including Mannix, Night Gallery, The Big Valley, It Takes a Thief, The Invaders, Kojak, Hawaii Five-O, Hart to Hart and Charlie’s Angels.

Carole Lynley Personal Life

Carol Lynley has reached 75 years old, and her current relationship status is single. However, she was previously married to Michael Selsman, a publicist. The two married on 30 December 1960 and had a daughter named Jill Victoria Selsman, who was born in 1962. But they divorced in April 1964.

Carol Lynley with daughter Jill
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Then, she began to date actor Christopher Connelly in 1968. Moreover, she also had affairs with John G. Avildsen, Red Buttons, Stuart Whitman, Oliver Reed and James Earl Jones in the 1960s. Carol and English broadcaster and writer David Frost also dated from 1964 to 1981.

Carol Lynley with David Frost
Source: Daily Mail

Carol Lynley Net Worth

Her estimated net worth has $10 million. Carol Lynley is one of the well-known names in this entertainment industry. With her incredible performance, she has appeared several films and TV series.

October 4, 2017
First published on:October 4, 2017
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