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Overview (3)

Born in Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Birth NameCathryn Antoinette Tennille
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Toni Tennille was born on May 8, 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA as Cathryn Antoinette Tennille. She was previously married to Daryl Dragon and Kenneth Shearer.

Spouse (2)

Daryl Dragon (11 November 1975 - 2014) ( divorced)
Kenneth Shearer (2 June 1962 - 1972) ( divorced)

Trivia (9)

Grammy-award winning singer, the vocalist of the husband/wife duo Captain & Tennille.
Sang background vocals on Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982).
Ex-daughter-in-law of Carmen Dragon and Eloise Dragon.
Backup singer for The Beach Boys in the early 1970s, making her arguably the first "Beach Girl".
Married musical partner Daryl Dragon (aka The Captain) at her parents' urging, when they were about to go on tour together and her parents worried about their public image. ("Living together" was still largely frowned upon in America during the early 1970s.) Neither Tennille nor Dragon took the marriage seriously at the time, but came to value it more and more as the years went by.
Ex-sister-in-law of Dennis Dragon, Doug Dragon and Carmen Dragon.
Daughter of singer Frank Tennille, whose stage name was Clark Randall, and Cathryn Tennille. Frank was a member of Bob Crosby and the Bobcats.
Sister of Jane Tennille, Louisa Tennille and Melissa Tennille.
(January 16, 2014) Filed for divorce from her 2nd husband of 39 years Daryl Dragon.

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