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Linda Evans was born on November 18, 1942 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Linda Evanstad. She is an actress, known for Dynasty (1981), The Big Valley (1965) and Tom Horn (1980). She was previously married to Stan Herman and John Derek. See full bio »

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Known For

Dynasty
Dynasty Krystle Carrington / Rita Lesley
(1981-1989)
The Big Valley
The Big Valley Audra Barkley
(1965-1969)
Tom Horn
Tom Horn Glendolene Kimmel
(1980)
Mitchell
Mitchell Greta
(1975)

Filmography

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 1997 The Stepsister (TV Movie)
Joan Curtis Shaw Canfield
 1995 Dazzle (TV Movie)
Sylvie Norberg Kilkullen
 1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV Movie)
Kate Muldoon
 1991 Dynasty: The Reunion (TV Series)
Krystle Carrington
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Krystle Carrington
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Krystle Carrington
 1990 She'll Take Romance (TV Movie)
Jane McMillan
 1981-1989 Dynasty (TV Series)
Krystle Carrington / Rita Lesley
- House of the Falling Son (1989) ... Krystle Carrington (credit only)
- Virginia Reels (1989) ... Krystle Carrington (credit only)
- All Hands on Dex (1989) ... Krystle Carrington (credit only)
- Tankers, Cadavers to Chance (1989) ... Krystle Carrington (credit only)
- Delta Woe (1989) ... Krystle Carrington (credit only)
 1986 The Last Frontier (TV Movie)
Kate Hannon
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Rose Sinclair
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Rose Sinclair (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Rose Sinclair
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Rose Sinclair (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Rose Sinclair (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Rose Sinclair (credit only)
 1984 Glitter (TV Series)
Linda Evans
- Pilot (1984) ... Linda Evans
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie)
Bobbi Rowan
 1980 Tom Horn
Glendolene Kimmel
 1979 Avalanche Express
Elsa Lang
 1978 Standing Tall (TV Movie)
Jill Shasta
 1978 Nowhere to Run (TV Movie)
Amy Kessler
 1976-1977 Hunter (TV Series)
Marty Shaw
- U.F.M. 13 (1977) ... Marty Shaw
- The Lovejoy File (1977) ... Marty Shaw
- The Backup (1977) ... Marty Shaw
- Yesterday, Upon the Stair (1977) ... Marty Shaw
- The Barking Dog (1977) ... Marty Shaw
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Audrey Wyatt / Claire Prescott
- The Farnsworth Stratagem (1975) ... Audrey Wyatt
- Claire (1975) ... Claire Prescott
 1975 Mitchell
Greta
 1975 McCoy (TV Series)
- The Big Ripoff (1975)
 1975 The Big Rip-Off (TV Movie)
 1975 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Nicole Avery
- Night Train to L.A. (1975) ... Nicole Avery
 1974 Klansman
Nancy Poteet
 1974 Harry O (TV Series)
Marian Sawyer
- Guardian at the Gates (1974) ... Marian Sawyer
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Samantha Lowell
- Pilot (1974) ... Samantha Lowell
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Lorna Wilder
- The Ragged Edge (1974) ... Lorna Wilder
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Cherry Saint-Saëns
- Rocket to Oblivion (1974) ... Cherry Saint-Saëns
 1973 McCloud (TV Series)
Geri March
- Butch Cassidy Rides Again (1973) ... Geri March
 1973 Female Artillery (TV Movie)
Charlotte Paxton
 1969 Childish Things
Pat Jennings
 1965-1969 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Audra Barkley
- Point and Counterpoint (1969) ... Audra Barkley (credit only)
- Flight from San Miguel (1969) ... Audra Barkley
- Danger Road (1969) ... Audra Barkley (credit only)
- Town of No Exit (1969) ... Audra Barkley (credit only)
- The Other Face of Justice (1969) ... Audra Barkley (credit only)
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Sally Farrow
- Martin's Favorite Martin (1965) ... Sally Farrow
 1965 Beach Blanket Bingo
Sugar Kane
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Martha Temple
- Herman (1965) ... Martha Temple
 1965 Those Calloways
Bridie Mellott
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Student Nurse #1
- A Nickel's Worth of Prayer (1964) ... Student Nurse #1
 1963 Twilight of Honor
Alice Clinton
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Nan Hiland
- The Two Star Giant (1963) ... Nan Hiland
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Joan Clayton
- Where Ignorant Armies Clash (1963) ... Joan Clayton
 1962 Buttons and Her Beaus (TV Movie)
Buttons
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Gert Littlesmith
- The Ginnie Littlesmith Story (1962) ... Gert Littlesmith (uncredited)
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Wilma Neely
- All in a Day's Work (1962) ... Wilma Neely (as Linda Everstad)
 1960-1962 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Linda / Shirley / Sally / ...
- The Randolph's Niece (1962) ... Shirley (as Linda Evenstad)
- Rick's Broken Arm (1961) ... Linda (as Linda Evenstad)
- Mr. Kelley's Important Papers (1961) ... Sally (as Linda Evenstad)
- The Girl That Loses Things (1961) ... Linda (as Linda Evanstad)
- A Sweater for Rick (1960) ... Mary Carter (as Linda Evanstad)
 1960 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Liz McGavin
- A Crush on Bentley (1960) ... Liz McGavin (as Linda Evanstad)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Shot the famous slow-motion footage of stuntman Evel Knievel crashing during a 1968 stunt in Las Vegas. This footage has appeared in many documentaries, and was featured in a pain-reliever commercial Knievel made in the 1980s. Evans ended up filming the ill-fated stunt because her husband at the time, John Derek, had been hired... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 17 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Linda Evanstad | Linda Evenstad | Linda Everstad

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her on- and off-screen chemistry with John Forsythe, who played Blake Carrington]: Well, he gave me my first speaking part ever when I was 15, Bachelor Father (1957), and I had a crush on him! I played his niece's friend, and he wrote on the script, "You are going to be somebody someday." And I brought that on the set of Dynasty (1981), about the third year I found it, and I said, "John, look... See more »

Trivia:

Her best friends are Sean Catherine Derek and Bunky Young. When Linda retired from the acting profession and moved to Washington state, Sean and Bunky moved there too. See more »

Trademark:

Platinum blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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