Carol Lynley Net Worth

Carol Lynley Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Carole Ann Jones net worth is
$10 Million

Carole Ann Jones Wiki Biography

Carol Ann Jones, better known by her stage name Carol Lynley, is an actress and former child model born on 13th February 1942, in Manhattan, New York City USA, and is probably most notable for her roles including in “The Cardinal” (1963), “Another World”( 1964) and “The Poseidon Adventure” (1972).

Have you ever wondered how rich Carol Lynley is? According to sources it has been estimated that Carol Lynley’s overall net worth is $10 million, as of July 2017, accumulated through a long-lasting acting career which started in the mid-‘50s. Since Carol has not yet officially withdrawn from public life, her net worth continues to grow.

Carol Lynley Net Worth $10 Million

Carol was born into a family of mixed origin – from her mother’s side English, Scottish, Welsh and German decent, and from her father’s side Irish. When she was still a child, Carol started a career as a child model, and was known as Carolyn Lee. At the age of 15, she discovered that her name was already taken by another actress so she modified it into Lynley. In 1957, Walt Disney saw her photo on the cover of “LIFE” magazine, and decided to cast her in “The Light in the Forest” (1958), Lynley’s debut as she received credits in the opening titles and starred next to James MacArthur. She continued appearing in roles on the Broadway stage, soon followed by Hollywood screenings, in which she was noted for her acting in the controversial drama “Blue Denim” (1959). Although it was a demanding role of a teenage character who dealt with unwanted pregnancy and abortion, Carol portrayed the role very well and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the category of Most Promising Newcomer – Female. Her best known roles came during the ‘60s, and she is today best remembered for appearing in movies such as “Return to Peyton Place”, “Bunny Lake is Missing”, “Under the Yum Yum Tree”, “The Cardinal”, “The Pleasure Seekers” and “The Poseidon Adventure” in which she performed the Oscar-winning song “The Morning After”, although her voice was in fact dubbed by singer Renee Armand. Also in 1965 Carol posed nude for the March edition of “Playboy” magazine; her net worth was rising steadily.

During the ‘70s Carol starred in TV series including “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” and “Fantasy Island”. Among her many other appearances were in television series such as “The Big Valley”, “It Takes a Thief”, “Mannix”, “The Invaders”, “Night Gallery”, “Hart to Hart”, “Kojak”, “Hawaii Five-O” and “Charlie’s Angels”. Her friendship with reporter Nelson Aspen resulted in Lynley appearing in several showbiz segments too. In 1999 she discussed her career on “TV Guide Television”, in 2003 she appeared in Australia’s no.1 morning show “Sunrise” in which she talked about the remake of “The Poseidon Adventure” and in “New with Nelson” she discussed her Oscar picks and all-time favorite winner – Frank Sinatra. When it comes to her most recent acting engagement, Carol starred in a short film “Vic” (2006), directed by the late son of Sylvester Stallone, Sage Stallone.

Privately, Lynley was married to publicist Michael Selsman from 1960 to 1964 and from that marriage she has a daughter, director Jill Selsman. Carol was a close friend of actor/dancer Fred Astaire and is quoted in the “Fred Astaire: His Friends Talk” (1988) book. She had an 18-year long affair with David Frost.

Full NameCarol Lynley
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 13, 1942
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseMichael Selsman (m. 1960–1964)
ChildrenJill Victoria Selsman
ParentsFrances Jones, Cyril Jones
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress
MoviesThe Poseidon Adventure, Bunny Lake Is Missing, The Last Sunset, Blue Denim, The Pleasure Seekers, Under the Yum Yum Tree, The Cardinal, The Shuttered Room, Return to Peyton Place, Once You Kiss A Stranger, The Night Stalker, H. G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come, The Maltese Bippy, Bad Georgia Ro...
TV ShowsJourney to the Unknown, The Immortal
1I've never been in a scandal. I've never been caught running naked down a highway. I've not tried to shoot anybody. Nobody's ever tried to shoot me. My child is legitimate... I've never been to Betty Ford... No porn... No drug addictions... I've outlived three of my doctors. So if you're going to write a juicy book, I've got a problem.
1Her father's name was Cyril Jones, and her mother's name was Frances Peltch.
2With her friend, entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen, Lynley appeared in several interstitial showbiz segments covering a variety of topics. For Australia's #1 morning show Sunrise (2003), she reflected on the remake of The Poseidon Adventure (1972). On TV Guide Television (1999), she discussed her long career in television, film and on Broadway. For "New with Nelson", she revealed some of her Oscar picks for that year and named her all time favorite Oscar winner as Frank Sinatra.
3Was close friends with actor/dancer Fred Astaire. In the 1970s, it was rumored in the press that they might even marry; however, 81-year old Astaire wed the two and a half years younger Robyn Smith in 1980. Carol is quoted extensively in the book "Fred Astaire: His Friends Talk" (1988), by Sarah Giles.
4Although in later years she claimed to have sung "The Morning After" in The Poseidon Adventure (1972), her voice was in fact dubbed by studio singer Renée Armand.
5Is a huge fan of Cameron Diaz, one of her favorite films being There's Something About Mary (1998).
6Lynley owned the boots and pendant she wears in The Poseidon Adventure (1972). She complained during production that the boots were shrinking due to constant immersion in water, making them extremely uncomfortable.
7She was featured on the April 22, 1957 cover of LIFE Magazine. Walt Disney saw her photo and article, and decided to cast her in his release The Light in the Forest (1958). It was Carol's debut (she received an "and introducing" credit in the opening titles), but it was also her swan song for Disney's studio. Opposite James MacArthur, a Broadway actor, both gave convincing performances, receiving mixed critical reaction, mostly because of the entrenched polarized "pro" and "anti" Disney factions.
8Her only child is a daughter with ex-husband Michael Selsman named Jill Selsman (born March 2, 1962).
9"Carolyn Lee" was her modeling name -- a name that was already registered with Actors' Equity, so she changed it to use the homophone "Carol Lynley".
10She had an affair off and on with David Frost for 18 years.


The Evil Touch1974TV SeriesCora Blake
The Elevator1974TV MovieIrene Turner
The Magician1974TV SeriesJanet Keegan
Great Mysteries1973TV SeriesElizabeth Ann Zachary
The Poseidon Adventure1972Nonnie Parry
Beware! The Blob1972Leslie
The Sixth Sense1972TV SeriesGail Sumner
Night Gallery1972TV SeriesJenny Tarraday (segment "Last Rites for a Dead Druid")
The Night Stalker1972TV MovieGail Foster
Crosscurrent1971TV MovieKathy Cooper
Mannix1971TV SeriesDorothy Kinman
Weekend of Terror1970TV MovieSister Meredith
The Most Deadly Game1970TV SeriesBrooke
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors1970TV SeriesJudith Walters
Norwood1970Yvonne Phillips
The Immortal1969-1970TV SeriesSylvia Cartwright
Once You Kiss a Stranger...1969Diana
The Maltese Bippy1969Robin Sherwood
It Takes a Thief1969TV SeriesMichelle
The Smugglers1968TV MovieJo Hudson
Shadow on the Land1968TV MovieAbigail 'Abby' Tyler
The Big Valley1968TV SeriesDilly Shanks
Journey to the Unknown1968TV SeriesEve
The Helicopter Spies1968Annie
The F.B.I.1967TV SeriesLynn Hallett
The Invaders1967TV SeriesElyse Reynolds
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV SeriesAnnie Justin
Danger Route1967Jocelyn
The Shuttered Room1967Susannah Whately Kelton / Sarah
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1965-1966TV SeriesMiranda Woodland / Irene Ayers
Run for Your Life1966TV SeriesApril Martin
Bunny Lake Is Missing1965Ann Lake
Harlow1965/IIJean Harlow
The Pleasure Seekers1964Maggie Williams
Shock Treatment1964Cynthia Lee Albright
Another World1964TV SeriesJudge Dunlay (1990)
The Cardinal1963Mona Regina Fermoyle
Under the Yum Yum Tree1963Robin Austin
The Stripper1963Miriam Caswell
The Dick Powell Theatre1963TV SeriesElise
The Virginian1962TV SeriesJudith Morrow
Alcoa Premiere1962TV SeriesSandy Carter
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962TV SeriesSister Pamela Wiley
The Last Sunset1961Melissa 'Missy' Breckenridge
Return to Peyton Place1961Allison
General Electric Theater1956-1959TV SeriesPhyllis / Barbara Clark / Mary Elizabeth Asher / ...
Hound-Dog Man1959Dony Wallace
Blue Denim1959Janet Willard
Holiday for Lovers1959Betsy Dean
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958TV SeriesRapunzel
Pursuit1958TV SeriesElaine Hermann
The Light in the Forest1958Shenandoe
The DuPont Show of the Month1957TV SeriesJudy Graves
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1957TV SeriesJanice
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956TV Series
The Alcoa Hour1956TV SeriesSetsu
Goodyear Playhouse1956TV Series
Vic2006ShortCarrie Lee
A Light in the Forest2003Gramma Irene
Drowning on Dry Land1999Marge
Flypaper1999Housewife in Kitchen (uncredited)
Neon Signs1996Faith
Howling VI: The Freaks1991VideoMiss Eddington
Spirits1990Sister Jillian
Monsters1990TV SeriesDr. Elizabeth Porter
Dark Tower1989Tilly
Blackout1988Esther Boyle
Night Heat1987TV SeriesGrace Barnett
Finder of Lost Loves1984TV SeriesKaren Davis
Fox Mystery Theater1984TV SeriesSylvia Daly
Tales of the Unexpected1984TV SeriesElizabeth
Fantasy Island1977-1984TV SeriesSheila McKenna Catherine Harris Gwen ...
Hotel1983TV SeriesZane Elliott
The Fall Guy1983TV SeriesIvy Morris
Balboa1983Erin Blakely
Vigilante1983Assistant D.A. Mary Fletcher
Baker's Dozen1982TV Series
Judgment Day1981TV MovieHarriet Egan
Hart to Hart1981TV SeriesEva DrakeAnn Marie Fabro
Best of Friends1981TV MovieMarge Adams
Charlie's Angels1980TV SeriesLisa Gallo
The Littlest Hobo1980TV SeriesJune Wilson
Willow B: Women in Prison1980TV MovieClaire Hastings
Me olvidé de vivir1980Laura (as Carol Linley)
The Shape of Things to Come1979Niki
The Love Boat1979TV SeriesCarol Gilmore
The Cat and the Canary1978Annabelle West
Sword of Justice1978TV SeriesCyndy Rupert
The Beasts Are on the Streets1978TV MovieDr. Claire McCauley
Richie Brockelman, Private Eye1978TV Series
Cops and Robin1978TV MovieDr. Alice Alcott
Hawaii Five-O1978TV SeriesValerie Bates / Karen Baker
The Washington Affair1977Barbara Nicholson
Having Babies II1977TV MovieSally Magee
Bad Georgia Road1977Molly Golden
Kojak1977TV SeriesPolly Ames
Flood!1976TV MovieAbbie Adams
Police Woman1976TV Series
Quincy M.E.1976TV SeriesLynn Dressler
The Four Deuces1975Wendy Rittenhouse - the Girlfriend
Thriller1975TV SeriesSuzy Martin
Death Stalk1975TV MovieCathy Webster


The Poseidon Adventure1972performer: "The Song From The Poseidon Adventure" 1972
Bunny Lake Is Missing1965performer: "Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush"
The DuPont Show of the Month1957TV Series performer - 1 episode


Jenseits von Hollywood - Das Kino des Otto Preminger2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Poseidon Adventure: The Cast Looks Back2006Video shortHerself
Cult Culture: The Poseidon Adventure2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1997TV Series documentaryHerself
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's1997DocumentaryHerself (as Carol Linley)
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker1991DocumentaryHerself
The Joe Franklin Show1989TV Series
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHerself
Omnibus1980TV SeriesHerself
The American Movie Awards1980TV SpecialHerself
Circus of the Stars #31979TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer
The 51st Annual Academy Awards1979TV Special documentaryHerself - Co-Presenter: Best Short Film, Animated & Live Action
The Hollywood Squares1967-1979TV SeriesHerself
The 21st Annual Grammy Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
Good Morning America1979TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1978TV SeriesHerself - Actress
The Paul Ryan Show1977TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1973TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The 29th Annual Golden Globe Awards1972TV SpecialHerself
The Return of the Movie Movie1972Documentary shortNonny / Herself (uncredited)
The Merv Griffin Show1965-1971TV SeriesHerself
The David Frost Show1969TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1968TV SeriesHerself
ABC Stage 671967TV SeriesHerself
Password All-Stars1964TV SeriesHerself
The 35th Annual Academy Awards1963TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Stump the Stars1953-1963TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist / Herself
Henry Fonda and the Family1962TV SpecialHerself
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHerself
I've Got a Secret1958TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Chump Change2000Nonnie Parry (uncredited)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 21999TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1961TV SeriesShenandoe

Nominated Awards

1960Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - FemaleBlue Denim (1959)
1960Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Female New Personality5th place.
1959Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - FemaleThe Light in the Forest (1958)

Known for movies

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