November 18, 1942
Career[change | change source]
Born Linda Evenstad in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.. She began her career making appearances in television series The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1960), Outlaws (1962), The Untouchables (1962). And in 1963 a small role in the movie starring Richard Chamberlain Twilight of Honor (1963), directed by Boris Sagal.
She shot to fame starring in the role of Audra Barkley's daughter Barbara Stanwyck in ABC TV Western series The Big Valley. Was unusual that two women staged a western. The series was also starring by Lee Majors, Peter Breck and Richard Long.
Evans played Audra Barkley in 112 episodes between 1965 and 1969.
In the 70s Linda Evans is co starring in The Klansman (1974), with Lee Marvin - Richard Burton, and directed by Terence Young. And in the action movie starring by Joe Don Baker, Mitchell (1975), directed by Andrew V. McLaglen.
Dynasty[change | change source]
The series was a success and one of the shows most ratings in American television and the world.
Linda Evans in 1982 won a Golden Globe as best performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama. Then again be nominated for a Golden Globe, on four occasions 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986
Linda was also nominated for an Emmy in 1983.
Filmography[change | change source]
|1963||Twilight of Honor||Alice Clinton|
|1965||Those Calloways||Bridie Mellott|
|1965/1969||The Big Valley||Audra Barkley||TV series|
|1969||Childish Things||Pat Jennings|
|1974||The Klansman||Nancy Poteet|
|1976/1977||Hunter||Marty Shaw||TV series|
|1979||Avalanche Express||Jill Shasta|
|1980||Tom Horn||Glendolene Kimmel|
|1981/1989||Dinasty||Krystle Carrington||TV series|
|1991||Dynasty: The Reunion||Krystle Carrington||TV movie|
|1991||The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw||Kate Muldoon||TV movie|
|1995||Dazzle||Sylvie Norberg Kilkullen||TV movie|
|1997||The Stepsister||Joan Curtis Shaw Canfield||TV movie|
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