Linda Evans Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Height, Net Worth, Movies

Linda Evans
Linda Evans

Linda Evans Biography

Linda Evans is an American actress popularly known for her various roles that grace our television since the 60s. She played Audra Barkley, the daughter of Victoria Barkley in the TV Series The Big Valley, an American Western drama series from 1965 to 1969. Linda is best popular for playing in the Abc primetime soap opera Dynasty, as Krystle Carrington from 1981 to 1989.

Linda went to Hollywood High School being a sorority sister of future actress Carole Wells. She began acting as a form of therapy to cure her shyness in drama classes. She was known as Linda Evenstad, but when her first television network appeared on the series Bachelor Father, she changed her name to Evans.

Afterward, she appeared in guest-starring roles in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, The Lieutenant, and Wagon Train. Later she was noticed in her first regular role in the Big Valley in 1965. Evans is still featured in the NBC network detective drama show The Rockford Files since 1974. In addition, she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television drama series for her role in Dynasty.

Linda Evans was also nominated for a primetime Emmy Award for an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1983. Nevertheless, she also bagged a People’s Choice Award for the Favorite Female Performer in 1983 till 1986 respectively. Linda also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as a historic landmark at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard, California. Lastly, she also won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in 1984 and 1985.

Linda Evans Age

How is Linda if she began her career in the early 60s? Evenstad alias Evans is 78 years old as of 2021. Supporting this, she was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the United States on November 18th, 1942. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on the 18th of November every year. According to astrology, her zodiac birth sign is Scorpio.

Linda Evans Family

She is the second born of three daughters. She was born to her parents Arlene Evenstad and Alba Evenstad. Her parents’ profession was both dancers. Her name Evenstad was derived from a small farm in Nes, Hedmark, Norway where her great-grandmother emigrated to. Linda is the sister of Carol Davidson and Kathy Evenstad

Linda Evans Husband

Is Linda Evans married? Currently, she is single as of 2022. However, Linda was engaged to Patrick Curtis in her late teenage life. However, Patrick married Raquel Welch. Her first marriage was to John Derek, who was an actor, film director, and photographer. They dated in 1965 after three years they married in 1968 and unfortunately divorced in 1973 due to discreet reasons. Derek however, disclosed his affair later with Bo Derek.

Her second marriage was to Stan Herman, with who they stayed together from 1975 till 1979. Stan was a property executive. Unfortunately, he died in 2002 due to Leukemia. She was also with George Santo Pietro from 1980 to 1984. Afterward, Evans also dated Lee Majors for some time. She also dated Richard Cohen and Dennis Stein during the mid-80s. Lastly, she dated Yaani a new-age musician in 1989 and broke up the same year. Currently, she lives in Lakewood, WA.

Linda Evans Height and Weight

How tall is Linda Evans? She stands at a linear height of 5 feet 8 inches which are approximately equivalent to 1.73 meters. She has not mentioned any information about her other body measurements, weight, and mass loss. However, that will be in an update soon as we find any details concerning her weight.

Linda Evans Net Worth

She has amassed a great amount of fortune working as an actress. Therefore, she has accumulated an estimated salary of approximately $3 million US Dollars as of 2022. This includes the assets and money she has acquired over the years.

Linda Evans Movies

She has participated in the following films:

  • 1963 Twilight of Honor
  • 1965 Those Calloway’s
  • 1965 Beach Blanket Bingo
  • 1969 Childish Things
  • 1974 The Klansman
  • 1975 Mitchell
  • 1977 Mcoy
  • 1978 Standing Tall
  • 1981 The Fall Guy
  • 1984 Glitter
  • 1986 The Last Frontier among others