Style & Beauty

Dyan Cannon's Style Evolution: A Vision In All White Turned Bombshell In Black (PHOTOS)

When most people think of '70s blonde bombshells, Farrah Fawcett and her feathered mane usually comes to mind. But in the shadows of the late Hollywood icon was another golden-haired actress named Dyan Cannon.

Born Samille Diane Friesen in Tacoma, Wash., Cannon has more than 50 years of acting experience underneath her head of tousled curls. She perfected her craft in the late '50s with several TV series roles before making her big screen debut in the 1960 Budd Boetticher crime flick "The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond." It wasn't too long before the blonde beauty caught the eye of fellow actor Cary Grant (who was 33 years her senior). The two got hitched and welcomed a daughter, Jennifer.

While their tumultuous marriage and divorce was made for Tinseltown gossip, Cannon looked picture perfect offscreen during the '70s wearing virginal white gowns and voluminous blowouts. As she embraced her wild curls in the '80s and '90s, the star's style shifted with the times in shoulder-padded blazers, cropped tops and high-waisted jeans. These days, the second-biggest Lakers fan (next to Jack Nicholson, of course) can be spotted courtside cheering on the team in skinny jeans and high heels.

As Cannon celebrates her 76th birthday on Friday (Jan. 4), we're taking a look back at the actress' style over the years. Vote for your favorite look in the slideshow below.

Flip through our many other style evolutions.

Meanwhile, head over to The Daily Beast for romantic photos of Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon.

Dyan Cannon Style Evolution

Want more? Be sure to check out HuffPost Style on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram at @HuffPostStyle.
Do you have a style story idea or tip? Email us at (PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)