Cary Grant's Only Daughter Is Already an Adult and She's Following in Her Father's Footsteps

Jennifer Grant, Cary Grant’s only daughter, has shown the world that she inherited her father’s acting power.

Now 52 years old, Jennifer has starred in several movies and television shows. She landed her first role in 1993 on the television show, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, according to IMDB. She went on to appear in nine movies a dozen television shows.

Jennifer has written about her father-daughter relationship with the legendary actor and how his death impacted her life.

Jennifer was born to Cary and actress, Dyan Cannon, on February 26, 1966, in Burbank, California. She initially pursued a career path away from acting. She received a degree in history and political science from Stanford University in 1987.

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"Cary fluctuated between 'Leave me alone' and 'What do you want me to do?' We were in Seattle for a convention in the late 1970s, and I was going into a meeting of forty or so presidents of Variety Clubs when I saw Cary Grant walking down the hall. He had just finisher breakfast. I said, 'Do you want to do something good? Just pop in and make an appearance.' And he said, 'Okay.' Now that's not Cary. Cary didn't say okay to those things. He shied away from them. So I went inside and told the meeting I had found someone strolling the halls, would they make him feel comfortable? They looked at me as though I were crazy. Cary walked in. They just fell apart. They couldn't believe the waif I was brining in was Cary-bigger than life-Grant. I never saw anything like it. He kibitized with them in that other Cary Grant attitude, the one that's giggling and smilling. There was the one who shied away from people and then there was the one who could just walk in a room with that seventy-million-dollar smile and that shy, captivating giggle." ~Monty Hall (From "Evenings with Cary Grant (...)" by Nancy Nelson

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RISE TO STARDOM

Her famous father was reportedly not supportive of her pursuing a career in acting, so she took up a job in a law firm. She also had a stint as a chef.

But her desire for acting later prevailed. While she began her acting in television in 1993, she got her first movie role in 1996, in the film, “Savage”.

Jennifer later starred in the films,  “The Evening Star”, “Erasable You”, “My Engagement Party”, “The View from the Swing”, “Going Shopping”, “Welcome to California”, “Ghost Squad” and “Becoming Cary Grant”.

Her latest television project was the 2007 TV film, “My Daughter’s Secret”.

Jennifer was Cary’s only child. She was born a year after Cary married Dyan in 1965. The actor was 62 years old by the time she was born.

GRIEF OVER HER FATHER'S DEATH

Jennifer has written about her father-daughter relationship with the legendary actor and how his death impacted her life. She was only 20 years old when the iconic actor died.

“The grief of losing my father has come in waves over the years, as it does with most people. His love and devotion as a father provided my closest, most intimate relationship. Dad, and our time together, is in my bones,” she wrote in a book.

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Happy Father's Day! 🎉❤️ || “When it comes to Father's Day, I will remember my dad for both being there to nurture me and also for the times he gave me on my own to cultivate my own interests and to nurture my own spirit. The grief of losing my father has come in waves over the years, as it does with most people. His love and devotion as a father provided my closest, most intimate relationship. Dad, and our time together, is in my bones. While reflecting on him, the memories themselves seem to boil down into certain 'essences of Dad.'” - Jennifer on Cary ❤️ #carygrant #jennifergrant #oldhollywood #vintage #love #60s #classic #happyfathersday #amazing #perfect #icons

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Jennifer also calls to mind famous actor Michael Landon’s daughter, who grew into a gorgeous actress.

Also named Jennifer, Landon’s daughter has been part of several shows such as House, The Young and the Restless, Banshee, and has recently joined the TNT drama, Animal Kingdom. Her exemplary work has earned her three Emmy awards.

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