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Linda Hamilton Biography, Age, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 31, 2020

Short Biography

Linda Hamilton was born on 26-09-1956 in Salisbury, Wicomico in the state of Maryland, United States. She is an American Film Actress, Television Actress & Voice Artist.

Other Name: Linda Carroll Hamilton
Other Professions: Television Actress Voice Artist
Appearance: Hollywood

Linda Hamilton Complete Bio & Career

Linda Hamilton is an American Actress who is a famous face due to Sarah Connor – a role she played in the Terminator series. Linda Hamilton was born in Salisbury. She has an identical twin sister Leslie who played her double in the Terminator 2 movie.
From her initial days, she planned her acting career carefully and groomed herself to be one of the finest actors. Her determination to be an actor made her join the acting studies class in New York and take acting workshops offered by Lee Strasberg. She made her debut to the screens as a television actor and landed a breakthrough character Lisa Rogers in the daily soap Secrets of Midland Heights in 1980. The stint gained her broad audience and helped her debut in the Hollywood movie TAG –The Assassination Game in 1982. Her real breakthrough came through when she portrayed the role of Sarah Connor in the movie The Terminator released in 1984. The film went on to become a huge commercial success.
Following the success of the movie, she went on to act in several soaps and films which established her as a fine actor. Her role in the television series Beauty and the Beast shot her to limelight again. The character earned her nominations to the Golden Globe award and the Emmy award.
Her success run continued with the commercial success of the movies that followed her television stint. Terminator 2: Judgement Day to date remains one of her highest-grossing films, and has earned her the name and fame that does not fade away. She has been associated with the series and has played a prominent role in shaping the movie. The commercial success from the film has made her inseparable from the series. She will be seen reprising her role as Sarah Connor in the upcoming Terminator Movie Dark Fate in 2019.  Her dedication to the profession has left scars to remember for a long time. She filmed the Terminator movie with a sprained ankle which has not healed due to the extremely physical action involved in the film. She has also lost her hearing in one ear while shooting for the same movie when she fired a gun in a closed elevator.
While she has had a successful career in both small screen and silver screen, her personal life with regards to marriage has not been a happy one. She is divorced twice and has a child from each marriage. Despite several setbacks in her personal life and health, Linda has not let her personal life affect her professional life. Due to her dedication to the profession, she has become a role model for people to look up to.

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Linda Hamilton Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Carroll Stanford Hamilton and Barbara K. Holt. She has a sister named Laura Hamilton and a brother named Ford Hamilton. She was married to Bruce Abbot from 1982-1989 and had a son Dalton from their wedding. She then married James Cameron in the year 1997 and together the couple had a daughter named Josephine.

Life's Important Dates Of Linda Hamilton

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town Salisbury, Maryland
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Wicomico High School, Salisbury
College Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling and Cooking
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)
TV - Shirley (1980)
Best Movies The Terminator (1984), Mr. Destiny (1990), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), The Kid & I (2005), and Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) among many others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $80 Million
Official Website N/A

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Linda Hamilton

  • Linda 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.
  • She has also lent her voice in the video game Gears 5.

Linda Hamilton Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

66 years, 2months, 3 days old age Linda Hamilton will turn 67 on 26 September, 2023. Only 9 months, 27 days, 20 hours,14 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Linda Hamilton has celebrated the total number of 66 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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