Carol Lynley Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(American actress, former model)

Late actress and model Carol Lynley appeared in Playboy magazine who died in 2019.

Relationship Facts of Carol Lynley

  • Carol Lynley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Carol Lynley was a divorced and single woman at the present time. She was previously married to publicist Michael Selsman.

They got married on 30 December 1960. They together had a daughter named Jill Victoria Selsman in 1962. The couple divorced in April 1964.

After that, she dated actor Christopher Connelly in 1968. She also had affairs with John G. Avildsen, Red Buttons, Stuart Whitman, Oliver Reed, and James Earl Jones in the 1960s.

Carol was in an 18-year intermittent relationship with English broadcaster and writer David Frost from 1964 to 1981. Since then, she had not been in any relationship to date. She was single at the time of death.

Who was Carol Lynley?

Carol Lynley was an American actress and former model. She was best known for her acting days of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s.

Some of her famous movies are Return to Peyton PlaceUnder the Yum Yum TreeBunny Lake is MissingThe Pleasure Seekers, and The Cardinal.

At the age of 22, she posed nude for the March 1965 edition of Playboy magazine.


Thi actress passed away on 03 Sep 2019, in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California. She was 77 years old and the cause of death was a heart attack.

Carol Lynley: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Talking about her early life, Carol Lynley was born on 13 February 1942, in New York City, New York, USA. Her birth name was Carole Ann Jones.

She was the daughter of Irish father Cyril Jones and English mother Frances Peltch. She spent her childhood in Manhattan.


Her nationality was American and belonged to mixed (Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh, and German) ethnicity. Her academics background is unknown.

Carol Lynley: Professional life, Career

Carol Lynley began her career as a child model at a young age under the name Carolyn Lee. In 1957, she appeared on the cover of Life magazine. She began her acting career at the age of 15.

She had her first roles in the TV films Goodyear Television Playhouse, The Alcoa Hour, The Kaiser Aluminum Hour, and General Electric Theatre in 1956.

The following year, she had roles in TV films Alfred Hitchcock Presents and DuPont Show of the Month. She then appeared in both the Broadway stage and Hollywood screen versions of the controversial drama Blue Denim in 1959.

After being popular, Carol had roles in the pilot television movies Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Fantasy Island.

After that, she had roles in several TV films and movies including The Big ValleyMannixIt Takes a ThiefNight GalleryThe InvadersKojakHawaii Five-OHart to Hart, and Charlie’s Angels from the 1960s to 1980.

Carol Lynley
Caption: Carol Lynley pose (Source: Underworld)

She also appeared in many hit feature films such as Return to Peyton PlaceUnder the Yum Yum TreeBunny Lake is MissingThe Pleasure SeekersThe Cardinal, and The Poseidon Adventure.

In 2003, Carol appeared in the movie A Light in the Forest as Gramma Irene. In 2006, she appeared as Carrie Lee in the American short film drama, Vic. Since then, she has not made any film appearances.

Carol Lynley: Net Worth, Salary

She has a net worth of $10 million. Her salary is unknown.

Carol Lynley: Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no rumors regarding her personal life. Also, there are no rumors about her professional career.

During her career days in the 1960s to 80s, she faced several criticisms for her nude poses for several magazines. She also became a part of a few scandals in her career. However, she had not been in any big controversy in her life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Carol Lynley was 5 ft 4 inches tall.  She weighed 60 kg. Her body size was 34-26-36 inches, and her bra size was 34C.  Her shoe size was 7 (US).

She had blond hair and blue eyes.

Social Media Profile

Carol Lynley was not active on any social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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