Carol Lynley, 'Poseidon Adventure' Actress, Dies at 77

Carol Lynley, 'Poseidon Adventure' Actress, Dies at 77
Carol Lynley, whose ethereal look captivated the public in commercials, movies and TV, has died. She was 77. 

Lynley died Tuesday at her home in California following a heart attack, a source close to the family said.

Lynley garnered national attention as a teen when she appeared in a number of Clairol and Pepsodent commercials. In 1955, she appeared on the cover of Life magazine, which reportedly inspired Walt Disney to cast her in the family drama The Light in the Forest (1958). 

Parlaying her modeling and commercial success into an acting career, Lynley embodied the waifish ingenue. She ...
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