Lynley was born Carol Anne Jones on Feb. 13, 1942, in New York City, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Her film persona was one of the blonde-girl-next-door gone bad, the website reported.
Lynley also appeared on television shows like "Kojak," "The Big Valley," "Mannix," "It Takes a Thief," "Hawaii Five-O" and "Night Gallery," Variety reported.
Lynley was married to publicist Michael Selsman from 1960 to 1964, the website reported. The couple had one daughter, Jill Victoria, before they divorced, according to The Hollywood Reporter.