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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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'Heaven Can Wait' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Jun 28th 2013, 8:00AM

Jun 28th 2013, 8:00AM

Top 10 Country Stars in the Movies

Posted by
Bob Cannon on Dec 9th 2009, 10:50AM

Dec 9th 2009, 10:50AM

What's Better than a Geriatric Sex Comedy?

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jun 14th 2006, 12:09PM

Jun 14th 2006, 12:09PM


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