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Carol Lynley ACTOR


Carol Lynley was born on February 13th, 1942 in New York City, New York with the birth name Carole Ann Jones to parents Frances and Cyril.  Her initial introduction into the entertainment industry was working as a child model.  Her photograph was put on he front cover of Life Magazine was she was just fifteen years old and Walt Disney saw her photo and decided to cast her in the film, "The Light in the Forest" (1958) starring Fess Parker, Joanne Dru, James MacArthur and Wendell Corey.
She continued working as an actress but not limited to films alone, she also made a number of Broadway appearances.  Some of her other big screen roles were in, "Blue Denim" (1959) co-starring Macdonald Carey, Marsha Hunt, Brandon De Wilde, Vaughn Taylor, Roberta Shore, Warren Berlinger and William Schallert, "Return to Peyton Place" (1961) directed by Jose Ferrer and also starring Tuesday Weld, Jeff Chandler, Eleanor Parker, Mary Astor and Robert Sterling, "Under the Yum Yum Tree" (1963) starring alongside Jack Lemmon, Paul Lynde, Dean Jones, Robert Lansing, Bill Bixby, Imogene Coca and Edie Adams, "Bunny Lake is Missing" (1965) with Laurence Olivier, "The Cardinal" (1963) starring with Tom Tryon, Romy Schneider, Dorothy Gish, Burgess Meredith, Robert Morse, Jill Haworth, Ossie Davis, John Saxon, Cecil Kellaway and John Huston and "Harlow" (1965) also starring Barry Sullivan, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., John Williams, Lloyd Bochner, Hermione Baddeley and Audrey Totter, to name just a few. 
Lynley also had a decent television career making appearances on such series as, "The Big Valley", "Mannix", "It Takes a Thief", "Night Gallery", "The Invaders", "Kojak", "Hawaii Five-O", "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", "Shirley Temple Theater" and "Charlie's Angels".  

Along with a successful acting career, Lynley also kept up her modeling and even agreed to pose nude for Playboy Magazine in the march 1965 edition.  She married only once to Michael Selsman from December 30th, 1960 and they remained married for only four years divorcing after having one child, Jill Victoria born in 1962. 

Her current partner in life is David Frost who is also in the entertainment industry working as a producer and writer.  They have had an on and off relationship for eighteen years. 
She earned a large amount of press coverage for her portrayal of the film legend, Jean Harlow in a 1965 production.  Today she is not really working in the industry on a regular basis although in 2006 she appeared in a 30 minute film, "Vic" which was written and directed by, Sage Stallone the son of Sylvester Stallone.    


2006 Vic
2003 A Light in the Forest
1999 Drowning on Dry Land
1999 Flypaper 
1996 Neon Signs 
1991 Howling VI: The Freaks 
1990 Another World 
1990 Spirits 
1990 Monsters 
1989 Dark Tower 
1988 Blackout 
1987 Night Heat
1986 Balboa 
1985 Fox Mystery Theater
1984 Finder of Lost Loves
1984 Tales of the Unexpected
1977-1984 Fantasy Island
1983 Hotel
1983 The Fall Guy
1983 Vigilante 
1982 Baker's Dozen
1981 Hart to Hart
1981 Best of Friends 
1980 Charlie's Angels
1980 The Littlest Hobo
1980 Willow B: Women in Prison 
1979 The Shape of Things to Come 
1979 The Love Boat
1978 The Cat and the Canary 
1978 Sword of Justice
1978 The Beasts Are on the Streets 
1978 Richie Brockelman, Private Eye
1978 Cops and Robin
1978 Hawaii Five-O
1977 Having Babies II 
1977 Bad Georgia Road 
1977 Kojak 
1977 The Washington Affair 
1976 Flood! 
1976 Police Woman
1976 Quincy, M.E. 
1976 The Four Deuces 
1975 Thriller
1975 Death Stalk 
1974 The Evil Touch
1974 The Elevator 
1974 The Magician
1973 Great Mysteries 
1973 Cotter 
1972 The Poseidon Adventure 
1972 Beware! The Blob 
1972 The Sixth Sense 
1972 Rod Serling's Night Gallery
1972 The Night Stalker 
1971 Crosscurrent 
1971 Mannix 
1970 Weekend of Terror 
1970 Norwood 
1970 The Most Deadly Game
1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
1969-1971 The Immortal
1969 Once You Kiss a Stranger 
1969 The Maltese Bippy 
1969 It Takes a Thief
1968 The Smugglers 
1968 Shadow on the Land 
1968 The Big Valley
1968 Journey to the Unknown 
1967 The F.B.I.
1967 The Invaders
1967 Danger Route 
1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1967 The Shuttered Room 
1965-1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 
1966 Run for Your Life
1965 Bunny Lake Is Missing 
1965 Harlow 
1964 The Pleasure Seekers 
1964 Shock Treatment 
1963 The Cardinal
1963 Under the Yum Yum Tree 
1963 The Stripper 
1963 The Dick Powell Theatre
1962 The Virginian
1962 Alcoa Premiere
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1961 The Last Sunset 
1961 Return to Peyton Place 
1959 Hound-Dog Man 
1956-1959 G.E. True Theater
1959 Blue Denim 
1959 Holiday for Lovers 
1958 Shirley Temple Theater  
1958 Pursuit
1958 The Light in the Forest
1957 The DuPont Show of the Month 
1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour
1956 The Alcoa Hour
1956 Goodyear Playhouse      

Matinee Classics - The Four Deuces starring Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Warren Berlinger, Adam Roarke, Gianni Russo, H.B. Haggerty, John Haymer, Martin Kove, Cherie Latimer and E.J. Peaker

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