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Linda Stirling (1921–1997)

American leading woman, a popular action star of serials in the 1940s. She studied music, dance, and drama as a child and received a scholarship to a Hollywood acting school. But she arrived in Hollywood to discover the school had closed, and she took a job as a showgirl at the Earl Carroll Theatre in Hollywood. She modeled in fashion ... See full bio »

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 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mrs. Baker
- The Garden Club (1959) ... Mrs. Baker
 1955-1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Martha / Alice Grant
- The Betty Perkins Story (1956) ... Martha
- The Nora Paul Story (1955) ... Alice Grant
 1956 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Joan Laramie
- The Suffragette (1956) ... Joan Laramie
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Star in the House (1955) ... Reporter
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
- Eight Out of a Hundred (1955) ... Betty
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Ellen McClure
- My Child's Keeper (1955) ... Ellen McClure (as Linda Sterling)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Take My Hand (1955)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
- Sleep My Pretty One (1955) ... Jean
 1954-1955 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Mrs. Hudson / Janice Howard
- The Missing Hacienda (1954) ... Mrs. Hudson
- No Man's Law (1954) ... Janice Howard
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Nettie Perry
- The Case of the Troubled Circus (1955) ... Nettie Perry
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Jeri Sinclair
- The Big Break (1954) ... Jeri Sinclair
 1954 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Jeanette Lincoln
- Day Camp (1954) ... Jeanette Lincoln
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Helen Blayne
- The Woman on the Bus (1954) ... Helen Blayne
 1947 The Pretender
Flo Ronson
 1947 Jesse James Rides Again
Ann Bolton
 1946 That Brennan Girl
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1946 The Magnificent Rogue
Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
 1946 The Crimson Ghost
Diana Farnsworth
 1946 Rio Grande Raiders
Nancy Harding
 1946 The Mysterious Mr. Valentine
Janet Spencer
 1946 The Invisible Informer
Eve Rogers
 1946 Passkey to Danger
Model (uncredited)
 1946 The Madonna's Secret
Helen North
 1945 Wagon Wheels Westward
Arlie Adams
 1945 The Cherokee Flash
Joan Mason
 1945 Dakota
Entertainer (uncredited)
 1945 The Purple Monster Strikes
Sheila Layton
 1945 Santa Fe Saddlemates
Ann Morton
 1945 Manhunt of Mystery Island
Claire Forrest
 1945 Sheriff of Cimarron
Helen Burton
 1945 The Topeka Terror
June Hardy
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip
Barbara Meredith - The Black Whip
 1944 Vigilantes of Dodge City
Carol Franklin
 1944 Sheriff of Sundown
Lois Carpenter
 1944 Strangers in the Night
Rosemary in Portrait (uncredited)
 1944 The San Antonio Kid
Ann Taylor
 1944 The Tiger Woman
Tiger Woman / Rita Arnold
 1943 The Powers Girl
Powers America Beauty Pageant Model
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Taught English Literature at Glendale College in Glendale, California

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Linda Sterling


5' 7" (1.7 m)

Did You Know?


The first of only two actresses to play a "Zorro" role (she is well remembered by serial buffs for her starring role as the masked heroine in the classic "Zorro's Black Whip" (1944).) The second was Tessie Santiago in Queen of Swords (2000). See more »

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