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Lynda Carter was born on July 24, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Linda Jean Cordova Carter. She is an actress, known for Wonder Woman (1975), Sky High (2005) and The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). She has been married to Robert Altman since January 29, 1984. They have two children. She was previously married to Ron Samuels.
Interesting Facts about Lynda Carter
- A longtime supporter of the Democratic Party, she is also good friends with Hillary Clinton and endorsed her 2016 Presidential campaign.
- Her only appearance in any Disney film was in Sky High (2005). She would normally act for Warner Brothers.
- Received a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in Palm Springs, California on May 10, 2014.
- Attended Globe High School in Globe, Arizona and Arcadia High School in Phoenix. She attended Arizona State University, but after being voted the “most talented” student, she dropped out in order to pursue a career in music.
- Daughter-in-law of television producer Sophie Altman.
- Performed a three night cabaret act at the Catalina Jazz Club in Los Angeles, California. [June 2007]
- Lynda grew up an avid reader of the Wonder Woman comic books, though many of the actual comic book super villains did not make any appearances in her television series.
- Ended each of her television specials singing the song “Always”.
- Carter released an album entitled “Portrait” in 1978, but the sales of the album were poor. She released the Jazz type LP “At Last” in 2009, which was 31 years after her first album. The album peaked at a respectable #6 on the Jazz charts. Recently, she released another album called “Crazy Little Things”.
- A friend sat Lynda and her present husband, lawyer Robert Altman, together at a social dinner in the hopes that the two would hit it off.
- She is the subject of country singer Steve Wariner’s 1987 single “Lynda”. It’s obvious when he sings the line “You can be my Wonder Woman, and I’ll just be your Spider Man”.
- Her mother died from Alzheimer’s disease on February 18, 2013 at age eighty-nine.
Personal Quotes by Lynda Carter
People always want me to talk about Wonder Woman, so I do.- Lynda Carter
There is a part of ‘Wonder Woman’ inside me and inside every woman, kind of that secret self that women share. We are all caretakers, giving birth, caring for our children and companions and loved ones.- Lynda Carter
Wonder Woman’ is much more than a cartoon character. She’s fighting for truth and justice and the secret self that exists in all women and girls. There’s a moral fiber and a goodness about her that all women have.- Lynda Carter
Don’t marry the first person that proposes to you!- Lynda Carter
I try to avoid cheese, dairy and a lot of meat, but I do like them.- Lynda Carter