Lynda Carter

    July 24, 1951
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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Lynda Jean Carter (born July 24, 1951) is an American actress and singer, best known for being Miss World USA 1972 and as the star of the 1970s television series The New Original Wonder Woman (1975–77) and The New Adventures of Wonder Woman (1977–79). The epitome of the word "statuesque," brunette, big blue-eyed, and 6' tall Lynda Carter was once considered one of the most beautiful women in the western world. Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, Carter's height caused considerable awkwardness in high school. Friends encouraged her to become a performer; she began studying voice and by the time she graduated, she was named her school's most talented student. She briefly attended Arizona State University, but dropped out to become a professional singer and tour the country with several rock groups. By 1972, Carter had returned home and entered a local beauty pageant. She won and went on to win the title of Miss World-USA. After that, Carter studied acting in New York. She started her career in television making guest appearances on such shows as Starsky and Hutch, but Carter did not become famous until winning the title role of Wonder Woman in 1975. The Wonder Woman shows originally started out as specials on the ABC network, but by 1976 had been turned into a series. The network canceled the show after one season and it was picked up by CBS and aired there for a few years. When the series ended, she had a somewhat successful career as a Las Vegas entertainer. She also continues to occasionally appear in television movies and as a series guest star. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

The Cleaner Carlene Briggs 2021
Wonder Woman 1984 Asteria 2020
Super Troopers 2 Governor Jessman 2018
Celebrity Nude Revue: The Saucy 70's Volume 1 2010
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics Wonder Woman (archive footage) 2010
Slayer Colonel Jessica Weaver 2006
The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Lynette 2006
Best Ever Muppet Moments Self 2006
Tempbot Mary Alice 2006
The Dukes of Hazzard Pauline 2005
Sky High Principal Powers 2005
Double Dare Self 2004
Terror Peak Dr. Janet Fraser 2003
Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Herself 2001
Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Wonder Woman (archive footage) 2001
Super Troopers Governor Jessman 2001
Family Blessings Lee reston 1998
Someone to Love Me Diane Young 1998
A Prayer in the Dark Emily Hayworth 1997
She Woke Up Pregnant Susan Saroyan 1996
When Friendship Kills Kathryn Archer 1996
Lightning in a Bottle Charlotte Furber 1993
Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories Meredith Lanahan 1991
Daddy Charlotte Sampson 1991
Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All Helen Durant 1989
Stillwatch Patricia Traymore 1987
Partners In Crime Carole Stanwyck 1984
Lynda Carter: Body and Soul Self 1984
Electric Blue 13 Herself (archive footage) 1984
Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess Rita Hayworth 1983
Hotline Brianne O'Neill 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Lynda Carter: Street Life Self 1982
Born to Be Sold Kate Carlin 1981
Lynda Carter's Celebration Self 1981
The Last Song Brooke Newman 1980
Lynda Carter: Encore! Self 1980
Lynda Carter's Special Self 1980
Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman Wonder Woman (Archive Footage) 1978
A Special: Olivia Newton-John 1976
Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw Bobbie Jo Baker 1976
A Matter of Wife... and Death Zelda 1975
Goncharov 1973
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Show : Wonder Woman   |   Character : Wonder Woman / Diana Prince

Lynda Carter embodied Wonder Woman and looked fabulous fighting crime and saving the world in her spangled tights.

By : Cockatoo 34 | Date : 4 years ago