|Linda Hamilton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||September 26, 1956|
Linda Hamilton is an American actress and voiceover artist who is known for having delivered many well-received performances in a number of shows and movies like Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Missing in America, Beauty and the Beast, Terminator: Dark Fate, A Mother’s Prayer, Dante’s Peak, Secrets of Midland Heights, The Secret Life of Girls, King Kong Lives, and Black Moon Rising.
Linda Carroll Hamilton
Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, United States
Linda Hamilton studied at Wicomico Junior High (later Wicomico Middle School) and Wicomico High School located in Salisbury, Maryland. Afterward, she attended Washington College, a private, independent liberal arts college located in Chestertown, Maryland, for 2 years.
Later, Linda Hamilton took acting lessons in New York and attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg.
Actress, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Carroll Stanford Hamilton (Physician)
- Mother – Barbara Kyle (Holt)
- Siblings – Leslie Hamilton Gearren (Identical Twin Sister), Laura Hamilton (Older Sister), Ford Hamilton (Younger Brother)
- Others – Orville Robertson Hamilton (Paternal Grandfather), Constance Evelyn Blackburn (Paternal Grandmother), Richard Huckstep Holt (Maternal Grandfather), Mildred Alberta Derby (Maternal Grandmother)
Linda Hamilton is represented by Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
57 kg or 125.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Linda Hamilton has dated –
- Bruce Abbott (1982-1989) – She married actor Bruce Abbott in 1982 and their relationship resulted in the birth of their son named Dalton Bruce on October 4, 1989. However, Bruce had already left her during the pregnancy.
- James Cameron (1991-1999) – In 1991, she started living with Canadian filmmaker and artist, James Cameron, and they were blessed with a daughter named Josephine Archer Cameron (b. February 15, 1993). They married in 1997 but eventually got divorced in 1999.
Race / Ethnicity
Linda Hamilton is of English, Scottish, and Welsh descent.
- Muscular and toned arms
- Deep-set eyes
Linda Hamilton Facts
- She was only 5 years old when her father passed away and after that, her mother remarried a police chief.
- In January 1980, Linda Hamilton made her first TV show appearance by portraying the character of Gloria in an episode titled Teddy Roosevelt Slept Here of the comedy-drama series, Shirley.
- Between 1987 and 1989, she brought to life the character of Catherine Chandler in the fantasy-drama television series, Beauty and the Beast, and was nominated for Golden Globe Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series—Drama” consecutively in 1988 and 1989.
- She starred as Sarah Connor in the 1991 science fiction action film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and this role won her the 1992 Saturn Award for “Best Actress” as well as the 1992 MTV Movie Awards for “Best Female Performance” and “Most Desirable Female”.
- Linda Hamilton has also revealed her struggle with depression and bipolar disorder.
- At one point in time, she was a cocaine addict.
- She has been a huge fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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