Linda Hamilton is an American actress whose famous role was of Sarah Connor in The Terminator. She was also the cast member of the TV series Beauty and the Beast. She was also seen in Children of the Corn. She also did a recurring role for Chuck on NBC.
Linda Hamilton and her birth and early life
As per her wiki, Linda was born on 26 September 1956 in Maryland in a place called Salisbury. Her current age stands at 62. She holds an American nationality and has a mixed ethnicity. It is English, distant Welsh, and smaller amounts of Scottish. Her father was Carroll Stanford Hamilton. He was a physician who died when she was 5. Her mother remarried and her stepfather was a police officer. Linda has a twin sister called Leslie. She also has an elder sister and a younger brother.
Linda had once said that she had a very boring family life and in her spare time used to preoccupy herself by reading books. Linda studied at the Wicomico Junior High School and Wicomico High School which was situated in Salisbury. She then joined the Washington College located in Chestertown in Maryland and was there for two years. Linda then joined an acting course in New York City. She was discouraged by her acting professor’s comments who said that she could never earn as an actress. She then took intense coaching in acting and attended workshops of Lee Strasberg.
Linda Hamilton and her career and net worth
Linda began her career in 1980 and it was on TV. She was cast in the opera Secrets of Midland Heights. It was in 1982 that she debuted on the big screen with the thriller TAG: The Assassination Game. She was said to be a promising actress in 1982. She also was in the TV movie on CBS called Country Gold.
She had a lead role in Children of the Corn. In 1984, she was cast in The Terminator and was praised for her role in it. She received awards and nominations for this role. She also got a chance to host SNL. In 1995, she returned to TV with a role in A mother’s prayer. She did several more films and TV series and all of these roles were appreciated and she gained fame due to them. She has been recently seen in Lost Girl and has a recurring role in Defiance. She earns a decent sum of money annually with her acting roles. Her net worth is great but the exact value in 2018 is not known.
Linda Hamilton and her personal life-marriages and children
Linda has been twice married and divorced. She has two children. Her first marriage was to Bruce Abbott and the couple was married in 1982 but got divorced in the year 1989. Bruce is said to have left Linda when she was pregnant with her son Dalton.
In 1991, Linda began an affair with and moved in with film director James Cameron. He had at that time divorced his wife Kathryn Bigelow. Their daughter Josephine was born in 1993 on 15 February. James and Linda got married in 1997. The marriage could not last long and in 1999 the couple separated. Linda received $ 50 million as a divorce settlement. James in 2017 had compared Wonder Woman to Linda’s character in The Terminator. To this, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins said:
“Strong Women are great-But if women have to be always hard, tough, and troubled to be strong and we aren’t free to be multi-dimensional or celebrate an icon of women everywhere because she is attractive and loving, then we haven’t come very far have we?”
Linda Hamilton and her body measurements
Linda is a wonderful actress with a gorgeous body. She has an hourglass body and a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. Her weight is 55 kg and her figure stats are 35-24-25 inches. Her dress size is 6 US and her shoe size is 7.5 US. She has brown to blondish hair and hazel-colored eyes.
Linda has a social media presence. Her Facebook has 11k likes. She also has a Twitter and Instagram account with a fair number of followers on them.
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