Linda Hamilton

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Full Name Linda Hamilton
Age 64 Years Old
Nick Name Linda
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date September 26th, 1956
Birth Place Maryland, U.S.A.

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Linda Carroll Hamilton famed as Linda Hamilton is an American actress who is best known for her portrayal of Sarah Connor in The Terminator film series and Catherine Chandler in the television series Beauty and the Beast (1987-1990). Even, she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award for the series. Her other notable movies include Children of the Corn (1984), King Kong Lives (1986), Dante's Peak (1997), Chuck and more. In 2019, she reprised her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate, her first starring role as the character since 1991, and also voiced the character in the video game Gears 5.

Famous For

  • For her portrayal of Sarah Connor in "The Terminator" film series and Catherine Chandler in the "Beauty and the Beast".

Linda Hamilton: Bio, Early Life, Parents, Siblings, College, Age, Birthday

Linda Hamilton was born on 26th September 1956 as Linda Carroll Hamilton. As of 2019, she celebrated her 63rd birthday with her friends and families. She experienced her childhood in Salisbury, Maryland, the USA. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is White Caucasian.  She was born to Carroll Stanford Hamilton and his wife, Barbara K. Holt. Her father worked as a physician who died when Linda was just five years old. Later, her mother later married a police chief. She also has three siblings: an identical twin sister (Leslie Hamilton Gearan), an older sister (Laura Hamilton) and a younger brother (John Hamilton). Linda stated she was raised in a very boring family. Her star sign is Libra whereas her religion is Christian. She went to attend "Wicomico Junior High" (now Wicomico Middle School) and Wicomico High School in Salisbury to complete her higher studies. She studied for two years at "Washington College" in Chestertown, Maryland, then moved to New York City for her acting studies. In New York, she attended acting workshops given by Lee Strasberg.

Linda Hamilton: Height, Weight, Body Features

At the age of sixty-three, Linda has managed her body a lot. She looks very fit and looks young at this age. She is an attractive and alluring lady who looks so charming and beautiful. Her smiling face and charming personality have helped her to gain the attention of all the viewers. She stands at a height of five feet six inches or 1.68 m with a slim body build. Her body weighs around 55 kg. She carries a seductive body measurement size of 35-24-35 inches (89-61-89 cm). She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and blue eyes. She has sexy eyes and irresistible looks. She works out and eats healthy. She always keeps herself groomed. She wears clothes that are age-appropriate and bring out the best in her. She is known to have trained with Anthony Cortez. Her workout training consisted of long-distance running as well as cycling, swimming, and running on stairs. She was also noted to be lifting weights during her younger years. Overall, she has got a healthy body. 

Linda Hamilton: Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Linda Hamilton started her acting career by debuting on television, followed by a major role as Lisa Rogers in the prime-time soap opera Secrets of Midland Heights (December 1980/January 1981). 
  • Her big-screen debut was in the thriller TAG: The Assassination Game (1982). 
  • She then shared a starring role in the CBS made-for-TV movie Country Gold, with Loni Anderson and Earl Holliman.
  • Moreover, she played the lead role in Children of the Corn (1984) which made $14 million at the box office.
  • In addition to this, she made her next role was in The Terminator (1984) and Black Moon Rising.
  • She also returned to television as a guest-star in the mystery series Murder, She Wrote.
  • She next starred in the television series Beauty and the Beast in which she received Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. Later, she left the series in 1989 and it ended in 1990.
  • She returned to the big screen in Mr. Destiny (1990) and with Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), the sequel to The Terminator. 
  • For the movie Terminator 2, she received two MTV Movie Awards for her role in the film, one for Best Female Performance and the other for Most Desirable Female. 
  • She reprised the character, Sarah Connor, for the theme park attraction T2 3-D.
  • She returned to television in A Mother's Prayer (1995) for which she was awarded a CableACE Award for best dramatic performance and nominated for another Golden Globe Award in 1996. 
  • She made her role in 1997: Shadow Conspiracy with Charlie Sheen and Dante's Peak with Pierce Brosnan. 
  • She also received a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for female performance in Dante's Peak.
  • She then appeared on the television series, Frasier.
  • She returned as Sarah Connor in Terminator Salvation, in voice-overs only in the year 2009.
  • She joined the cast of Chuck in the year 2010. 
  • She narrated the Chiller The Future of Fear horror documentary in November 2011. 
  • She appeared as Acacia, a Valkyrie, in "Delinquents", a third-season episode of the TV series Lost Girl in the year 2013. 
  • She reprised her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate in the year 2019, her first starring role as the character since 1991, and also she voiced the character in the video game Gears 5.

Linda Hamilton: Marital Status, Divorced, Husband, Children

It is always interesting to discuss the relationship details of the actress. Regarding the marital status of Linda Hamilton, she is a married woman. She has been married and divorced twice. Her first marriage was with Bruce Abbott in the year 1982, who left her when she was pregnant with their son Dalton in the year 1989. After that, she moved in with film director James Cameron in the year 1991. They are also the proud parents of a daughter named Josephine born on 15th February 1993. They married in the year 1997 but their marriage was short-lived which ended in a $50 million settlement in the year 1999. At present, she is living a single life happily without any disturbances. She is not dating anyone at present. Her sexual orientation is straight. She does not need a man to complete her life for now.  

Personal Life of Linda Hamilton

In October 2005 on ‘Larry King Live’, she discussed her depression and her bipolar disorder, which led to violent mood swings and suicidal thoughts during her marriage to Abbott, and ultimately destroyed both of her marriages. She also suffered permanent hearing damage in one ear when she fired a gun inside an elevator without using her earplugs while filming Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Linda Hamilton: Net Worth, Salary, Earnings, Source of Wealth

Linda Hamilton has been deriving her net worth from her acting sting. She is sincere towards her work. She is a professional and she never takes her work for granted. She has accumulated a fair amount of wealth over the years. She has achieved great heights in her career life. At the age of sixty-three, she is very famous and she has got financial security. Her estimated net worth is believed to have $70 million as of 2019. She made all that wealth on her own with her dedication and her hard work. But her exact salary is under review. There is no doubt in the mind of her followers that her earning will be surely in millions. She is living a luxurious lifestyle. She is satisfied with whatever she is receiving.