Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton biography

Linda Hamilton biography

Linda Hamilton (September 26, 1957) actress. She was born in Salisbury, Maryland, United States. Her father was a doctor who died when she was very young: Carroll Stanford Hamilton. Then, her mother married a police chief. She was educated at Wicomico High School. Upon graduation, she entered the University of Washington for a time in Chestertown, Maryland because she decided to devote all her efforts to studying acting in New York.

Before gaining popularity for her performance in the film Terminator, she debuted in theatrical productions of medium quality. In addition, she starred in the television series Search for Tomorrow. She moved to Hollywood to give another direction to her career. She worked with James Cameron in the television series Beauty and the Beast, she became one of the stars of the fantasy genre.

She married Bruce Abbott, who abandoned her when she became pregnant. In 1991, she became romantically involved with James Cameron after she divorced Kathryn Bigelow. They had a daughter, Josephine. They married in 1997, but the marriage was short-lived. Several situations in her life generated bipolar disorder.

In the acting world, she had several conflicts with producers, directors, and colleagues for her breach, disobedience and bad attitude in the recording sets. For this reason, her name and reputation began to be stained and she was displaced from several productions. Years later, she said in an interview that these situations were due to her bipolar disorder, diagnosed late.



  • Terminator (2019)
  • Curvature (2017)
  • A Sunday Horse (2015)
  • Defiance (2015)
  • Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
  • Lost Girl (2013)
  • Chuck (2010-2012)
  • DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (2010)
  • Weeds (2010)
  • Chuck (2010)
  • Broken (2006)
  • The Kid & I (2005)
  • Smile (2005)
  • Silent Night (2002)
  • Bailey’s Mistake (2001)
  • Skeletons in the Closet (2000)

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