Virginia Cherrill (1934-1935)
Cary Grant met film actress Virginia Cherrill in 1932 at Paramount. He married her on February 10, 1934. He was 30 and she was 25. It was a short-lived marriage, with terrible physical fights. She divorced him on March 26, 1935, on charges of physical abuse. Years later Cary Grant would apologize to Virginia Cherrill for his bad behavior towards her.
Barbara Hutton (1942-1945)
Barbara Hutton was one of the richest women in the world, heir to the Woolworth fortune. Cary Grant met her in Hollywood in 1940. The married on July 8, 1942 at Lake Arrowhead. He and Barbara signed documents that waived all interest in each other's property. Still, the press labeled them as "Cash and Cary." Grant became a father figure to her son, Lance Reventlow. Hutton filed for divorce in July 1945, claiming that Grant did not like her friends. However, both of them remained friends for life.
Betsy Drake (1949-1962)
Cary Grant married British actress Betsy Drake on December 25, 1949 in California. He had met her in 1947 on his trip to England. He would costar with her in two films, "Every Girl Should Get Married," (1948) and "Room For One More," (1952). She introduced him to hypnotism, yoga, mysticism and a new drug called LSD. It was his longest marriage. They divorced in 1962, on charges that he was not faithful to her.
Dyan Cannon (1965-1967)
Cary Grant married actress Dyan Cannon on July 22, 1965, in Las Vegas. He was 61, she was 26. She would give him his only child, a daughter, Jennifer Grant, born on February 26, 1966. He was very happy to become a father. Unfortunately, the marriage was short-lived. It was claimed Grant flew into rages with Cannon, and even spanked her when she disobeyed him. They divorced in 1968.
Barbara Harris (1981-1986)
Cary Grant married Barbara Harris on April 11, 1981. She was a British hotel public relations agent who was 47 years his junior. They had known each other for many years. They remained married until his death on November 26, 1986.