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  • Dyan Cannon

    Born on January 4, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington

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Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Dyan Cannon as "Julia Farnsworth"

Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty), quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams, is killed in an auto accident. In the afterlife, Joe discovers that his guardian angel (Buck Henry) has taken him from his body prematurely, and he is due many more years on earth. Unable to return to his body, Joe assumes the form of greedy multimillionaire industrialist Leo Farnsworth. As Farnsworth, Joe attempts a return to football and falls in love with environmental activist Betty Logan (Julie Christie).

Academy Award (1978) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1978) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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