Know About Linda Hamilton; Net Worth, Terminator, Twin, Age, Divorce

Linda-Hamilton
Published Date: 06 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 06 Apr, 2019

Linda Hamilton is back as a protagonist in six installments of the Terminator film series, and the fans can’t contain their excitement. The movie is set to release on 1 November 2019 that also stars actor par excellence, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

American Actress Linda Hamilton role of Sarah Connor in the science-fiction action franchise Terminator is always praiseworthy. The versatile artist is the recipient of the 1992 Saturn award for Terminator 2: Judgment Day in the best actress category.

Linda Hamilton Bio & Family

The actress, age 62 was born on 26 September 1956 as Linda Carroll Hamilton in Salisbury, Maryland. Her father Carroll Stanford was a physician who passed away in a car accident when Linda was five. Her mother name is Barbara K. Holt, and she has a twin sister, Leslie. She also has an older sister Laura Hamilton and a younger brother named Carroll Stanford Hamilton Jr Aka Ford Hamilton.

After completing her high-school graduating, she went to Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.

Career & Net Worth

The 62-year-old has a net worth of $70 million from acting since 1980. Linda secured soaring paychecks from her blockbuster movie franchise Terminator. Her most recent box-office hit was itself Terminator Salvation (2009) which went on a production cost of $300 million. The fourth-installment movie took box-office by storm with $371.4 million collections.

Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor in Terminator Salvation (2009) (Picture: Wired)

Some of Linda’s other acting credits are DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (2010) and Smile (2005).

Linda’s Marriage With Actor & Filmmaker Ends In A Divorce

Apart from the right career graph, Linda’s personal life is just the opposite. Her first husband was an actor, Bruce Abbott where the two exchange wedding vows on 19 December 1982. Seven years post the marriage, and after the arrival of their only son, Dalton, the pair got a divorce on 28 December 1989.

Linda on her 2011 interview for Dailymail said,

He loved me when I was the life and soul of the party and even when I was the tragic lost girl. But I was a bully and would throw plates at him … Eventually it became too much and he left me.

Similarly, her second nuptial was with the director, James Cameron to whom she met during the shoot of Terminator in 1991. The couple’s only daughter, Josephine Archer Cameron was already born on 15 February 1993 before their wedding was on 26 July 1997.

Linda Hamilton with second husband James Cameron at 1988 Oscars (Picture: E! Online)

However, the couple’s two years of matrimony ended in a $50 million divorce settlement on 16 December 1999.

Some Interesting Facts About Linda Hamilton

  • Besides films, her TV works are Shirley (1980), Frasier (1997) and Weeds (2010) to name a few.
  • Linda’s son, Dalton is an actor from his work in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).
  • The actress was addicted to cocaine and was a patient of bipolar disorder.
  • Her twin sister, Leslie was her body double in the 1991 film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day since the role demanded Linda’s muscular body.
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