Why Famous: Linda Hamilton's most famous role is that of Sarah Connor in the first two Terminator film series opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by James Cameron and to whom she was married to for two years.
Before this Hamilton rose to fame on television, starring in the fantasy series "Beauty and the Beast".
Hamilton refused to appear in the third Terminator film "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)" because of how she felt her character was treated.
Hamilton has revealed that she suffers from bipolar disorder, for which she has received treatment.
- 1997-07-26 Director James Cameron (42) weds actress Linda Hamilton (40) in Malibu, California
- 1999-12-16 Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage
- 1984-10-26 "The Terminator" directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton is released in the US
- 1991-07-01 "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong premieres at Century City, California