Linda Hamilton’s biographyLinda Hamilton is a Hollywood actress, most commonly known and loved for her role of Sarah Connor in James Cameron’s cult classic science fiction films The Terminator and its sequel – Terminator: Judgment Day, for which she received a Saturn Award as well as two MTV Movie Awards. She was also considered to be the most desirable woman of the 1990s.
Childhood and adolescence: Salisbury – New York - CaliforniaLinda and her identical twin sister, Leslie, were born in the fall of 1956 in the family of a physician, Carroll Stanford Hamilton. She has an older sister Laura and a younger brother, Ford, who was born just a year later after the twins were born.
First rolesLinda enrolled at Washington College in Chestertown, where she studied until she decided to take up acting classes in New York, where she attended acting workshops given by the one and only Lee Strasberg.
The TerminatorChildren of the Corn became the first little step on the way to a real breakthrough in Linda’s career. When she was offered a role in science fiction The Terminator, she had no idea that she would wake up famous immediately after the film’s premiere. The movie made her a household name, brought her fame many even never dream of achieving, and introduced her to her future husband, The Terminator director, James Cameron.
Further careerFor a period of time, Hamilton shifted her focus towards television series and appeared in Air Force One is Down, Lost Girl, Chuck, According to Jim, The Line, and many others. In 2014, the actress portrayed Admiral Hansen in a television science fiction horror film Bermuda Tentacles, where she partnered up with Trevor Donovan.
In 2005, Hamilton appeared in a comedy The Kid & I and since then reduced her acting to a minimum for the next decade, feeling devastated after her divorce from James Cameron.