List of Famous people named Linda
Linda Powell is an American actress.
Linda Lee Cadwell
Linda Lee Cadwell is an American teacher, martial artist, and writer. She is the author of the Bruce Lee biography Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew, upon which the film Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is based, as well as the founder, a former trustee of, and an unpaid advisor of the Bruce Lee Foundation. Lee Cadwell is the widow of martial arts master and actor Bruce Lee (1940–1973) and the mother of actors Brandon Lee (1965–1993) and Shannon Lee.
Linda Edna Cardellini is an American actress. In television, she is known for her leading roles in the teen drama Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000), the medical drama ER (2003–09), the drama thriller Bloodline (2015–17), and the tragicomedy Dead to Me (2019–present), the latter of which earned her a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She also guest starred in the period drama Mad Men (2013–15), for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Her voice work includes the animated series Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010–13), Regular Show (2012–15), Gravity Falls (2012–16), and Sanjay and Craig (2013–16).
Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model and one of the top supermodels from the 1990s. She is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time, and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers. Evangelista is primarily known for being the longtime "muse" of photographer Steven Meisel, as well as for the phrase "We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day." She holds the record for her multiple appearances on the cover of Vogue Italia, all of which were photographed by Meisel.
Linda Maria Ronstadt is a retired American singer who performed and recorded in diverse genres including rock, country, light opera, and Latin. She has earned 10 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, and an ALMA Award. Many of her albums have been certified gold, platinum or multiplatinum in the United States and internationally. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Golden Globe award. She was awarded the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by the Latin Recording Academy in 2011 and also awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by the Recording Academy in 2016. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014. On July 28, 2014, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts and Humanities. In 2019, she received a star jointly with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their work as the group Trio. Ronstadt was among five honorees who received the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements.
Linda Carroll Hamilton is an American actress. She 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), for which she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. She also starred as Vicky Baxter in the horror film Children of the Corn (1984), Doctor Amy Franklin in the monster film King Kong Lives (1986), and Mayor Rachel Wando in the disaster thriller film Dante's Peak (1997). Hamilton had a recurring role as Mary Elizabeth Bartowski on NBC's Chuck.
Linda Elin Ulvaeus is a Swedish singer-songwriter, and screen and stage actress. She is the eldest child of Björn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Fältskog, members of the Swedish pop group ABBA.
Linda Denise Blair is an American actress and activist. She is best known for playing Regan MacNeil in the horror film The Exorcist (1973), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award. Blair reprised the role in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award.
Linda Zervakis is a German-Greek television presenter as well as newsreader and journalist in the editorship of ARD-Aktuell in Hamburg. She is the first Tagesschau presenter with an immigrant background.
Linda Kozlowski is an American former actress. She was a nominee in 1987 for a Golden Globe Award. She married Australian actor Paul Hogan, after acting together on Crocodile Dundee (1986).
Linda Darlene Kasabian is a former member of the Manson Family. She was the key witness in District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi's prosecution of Charles Manson and his followers for the 1969 Tate–LaBianca murders.
Linda Fairstein is an American author, attorney, and former New York City prosecutor focusing on crimes of violence against women and children. She was the head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office from 1976 until 2002.
Linda Chung Ka-yan is a Chinese-Canadian actress, singer and songwriter. She signed a long-term contract with TVB in 2004 after winning the Miss Chinese International. Chung ended her contract with TVB in 2018.
Linda Teuteberg is a German lawyer and politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP). Serving as a member of the Bundestag since 2017, she was elected as the Secretary General of the FDP on 26 April 2019 and thereby became part of the party's leadership around chairman Christian Lindner. Lindner asked for and received her resignation effective 19 September 2020.
Linda Regan, born Linda Mary Drinkwater, is a British actress and author, who has appeared on television, film, radio and on stage. She is best known for her role as Yellowcoat April in the British holiday camp sitcom Hi-de-Hi!.
Lydia Susanna "Linda" Hunt is an American actress of stage and screen. Hunt is notable for her distinctive voice and her small stature.
Linda Marie McMahon is an American political executive, former Trump administration official, and former professional wrestling executive and performer. She served as the 25th Administrator of the Small Business Administration from 2017 to 2019 and Chairwoman of America First Action since 2019. She also chairs America First Policies, which contributed to Women for America First, the organization that obtained the permit for and helped organize the rally officially known as the “March to Save America”, which took place in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021. Individuals attending that rally stormed the Capitol later that day.
Linda Perry is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. She was the lead singer and primary songwriter of 4 Non Blondes, and has since founded two record labels and composed and produced hit songs for several other artists. They include: "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera; "What You Waiting For?" by Gwen Stefani; and "Get the Party Started" by P!nk. Perry has also contributed to albums by Adele, Alicia Keys, and Courtney Love, as well as signing and distributing James Blunt in the United States. Perry was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield is an American diplomat who served as the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the United States Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017. Following her work as a diplomat, Thomas-Greenfield became a senior vice president at Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington, D.C.
Linda Hardy is a French actress and model.