On This Day

Linda Evans

Actress Linda Evans
Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com

Full Name: Linda Evenstad
Profession: Actress

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Linda Evans is most famous for her role in the US primetime soap opera "Dynasty" (1981-89), in which she played the role of Crystal Carrington opposite John Forsythe and Joan Collins.

She won a Golden Globe in 1981 and a People's Choice Award in 1982 for her role and was nominated for an Emmy in 1983.

In 1984-85 Dynasty was the No. 1 show on US television, outranking its soap opera rival "Dallas".

Born: November 18, 1942
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Age: 78 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events


Famous Actresses