Carol Lynley (born Carole Ann Jones; February 13, 1942 – September 3, 2019) was an American actress and model. She was born in Manhattan, New York. Her career began in 1956 and ended in 2006 when she retired.
Lynley was best known for her movie roles in Return to Peyton Place, Under the Yum Yum Tree, Bunny Lake is Missing, The Pleasure Seekers, The Cardinal, and The Poseidon Adventure, in which she performed the Oscar-winning song "The Morning After".
- "Performance: The Morning After". Second Hand Songs project. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
- "Actress Carol Lynley and a Modess puberty & menstruation booklet". Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health. Retrieved May 16, 2009.
- "Carol Lynley". People.com. November 28, 1994.
- W. Lee Cozad, More Magnificent Mountain Movies: The Silverscreen Years, 1940–2004, p. 219 (Sunstroke Media, 2006). ISBN 978-0-9723372-2-9
- Carol Lynley, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ Star, Dies at 77