Linda Hamilton

1956 - Today

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Linda Carroll Hamilton (born September 26, 1956) 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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Linda Hamilton has received more than 9,061,149 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Linda Hamilton is the 464th most popular actor (up from 519th in 2019), the 866th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,061st in 2019) and the 240th most popular American Actor.

Linda Hamilton is most famous for playing Sarah Connor in the Terminator movies.

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  • 49

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  • 6.02

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  • 3.84

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Among actors, Linda Hamilton ranks 464 out of 10,030Before her are Leslie Howard, Maria Schell, Jürgen Prochnow, Tim Robbins, Stéphane Audran, and Guy Williams. After her are Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Perlman, Raffaella Carrà, Woody Harrelson, and Oliver Reed.

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Among people born in 1956, Linda Hamilton ranks 20Before her are Carrie Fisher, Paolo Rossi, Andy García, David Copperfield, Gina Haspel, and Giuseppe Tornatore. After her are José Manuel Barroso, Larry Bird, Judith Butler, William Fichtner, Dalia Grybauskaitė, and Martina Navratilova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Linda Hamilton ranks 866 out of 15,968Before her are Hugh Glass (1783), John Gotti (1940), Tim Robbins (1958), Guy Williams (1924), Butch Cassidy (1866), and David Fincher (1962). After her are Michael Mann (1943), Anne Rice (1941), Ferid Murad (1936), Willard Libby (1908), John Sherman (1823), and Jamie Lee Curtis (1958).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Linda Hamilton ranks 240Before her are Edward Norton (1969), Pat Morita (1932), Lana Turner (1921), Halle Berry (1966), Tim Robbins (1958), and Guy Williams (1924). After her are Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Ron Perlman (1950), Woody Harrelson (1961), Richard Dean Anderson (1950), Richard Crenna (1926), and Christopher Lambert (1957).

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