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Lynda Carter

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

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Jul 24, 1951 In Pheonix, Arizona, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Nakia 1974-09-21
Latest Project:
Pelicula Super Maderos 2 2018-04-19
Known For
Poster of Dos hombres y medio
Poster of Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories
Poster of Hotline
Poster of Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman
Pelicula Super Maderos 2 Governor Jessman 2018-04-19
Series Superhéroes. Una batalla interminable 2013-10-15
Pelicula De Superman a Spiderman: La aventura de los superhéroes Herself 2012-06-01
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
Pelicula The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Lynette 2006-03-27
Pelicula Slayer Colonel Jessica Weaver 2006-07-08
Pelicula Dos chalados y muchas curvas Pauline 2005-08-05
Pelicula Sky High, escuela de altos vuelos Principal Powers 2005-07-29
Pelicula La cima de la muerte 2003-03-08
Series I Love the '70s 2003-08-18
Series Hope & Faith Summer Kirkland 2003-09-26
Series Dos hombres y medio Lynda Carter 2003-09-22
Pelicula Super maderos Governor Jessman 2001-01-18
Series Smallville Unknown 2001-10-16
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series So Graham Norton Unknown 1998-07-03
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Pelicula When Friendship Kills Kathryn Archer 1996-02-19
Pelicula She Woke Up Pregnant Susan Saroyan 1996-04-28
Series Hawkeye Elizabeth Shields 1994-09-18
Pelicula Daddy Charlotte Sampson 1991-10-23
Pelicula Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories Meredith Lanahan 1991-11-05
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13
Pelicula Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All Helen Durant 1989-05-21
Pelicula Stillwatch Patricia Traymore 1987-02-10
Series Partners in Crime Carole Stanwyck 1984-09-27
Pelicula Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess Rita Hayworth 1983-11-01
Pelicula Hotline Brianne O'Neill 1982-03-10
Pelicula Born to Be Sold Kate Carlin 1981-11-02
Pelicula Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman 1978-11-29
Series The Jacksons Unknown 1976-06-16
Pelicula Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw Bobbie Jo Baker 1976-03-01
Series El Show de los Muppets Unknown 1976-09-18
Pelicula A Matter of Wife... and Death Zelda 1975-01-05
Series Starsky y Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Matt Helm Bobbi Dee 1975-09-20
Series La mujer maravilla Wonder Woman / Diana Prince 1975-11-07
Series Nakia Helen Chase 1974-09-21