Linda Harrison

Linda Harrison

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Updated On September 27, 2022
Berlin, Maryland, USA
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Berlin, Maryland, USA

Linda Harrison is a Miss Maryland 1965 as well as an International Award-winning actress, producer, singer, and director. Linda Harrison had come to fame after playing Nova in the science fiction film classic Planet of the Apes.

Early Life and Childhood

Linda Harrison was born on 26th July 1945 in Berlin, Maryland, US. As of now, her age is 75 years old, and hlds the American nationality.

74 years back, she had given birth to her parents, Isaac Burbage Harrison and Ida Virginia Melson of Anglo-American ancestry.

Similarly, her father owned a nursery while her mother was a beautician. She had spent her childhood playing with her two elder sisters, Kay and Gloria, and two younger sisters, Jane and Josh.

Professional life

Focusing on Linda Harrison’s career, she had met Richard D. Zanuck, a Producer at the post-premiere party after which she signed Fox’s standard seven-year contract. She had even been placed in the studio’s Talent Training School.

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Caption: Linda Harrison at her shoot (Source: Hollywood show)


She had made her film debut with The Fat Spy. After that, she was on her Way…Way Out, A Guide for the Married Man, Planet of the Apes as Nova, Beneath the Planet of Apes, Airport 1975,

and others in the year 1996. Currently, she has been working on Planet of the Apes, Don’t Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck, and Midnight Massacre.

TV series

The same year (1996), she appeared in Men Against Evil as Biker Chick. Then, she starred in numerous TV series including Batman, Wonder Woman: Who’s Afraid of Diana Prince? The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and Bracken’s World.

Moreover, she had even debuted on Barnaby Jones, Switch, Barnaby Jones, Behind the Planet of the Apes, and Inside Edition.

Producer, Co-Director

In the year 2014-2015, she worked as an Executive Producer and Co-Director of the movie titled Midnight Massacre.

Further, she has also a documentary Behind the Planet of the Apes about the making of the first five Planet of the Apes films in 1998.

Awards and Net Worth

Reflecting on her achievements, she has won Maria Honorifica, Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantastic de Catalunya in the year 2008, Miss Maryland, and Runner-up Miss America Pageant in the year 1965.

As an actress, she has earned much which could fill up her needs. Currently, she has earned a net worth of around $1 million US. Moreover, she earns a salary of around $19,564 – $207,748 US.

Despite, being a famous personality, she hasn’t been endorsed by any brands till now. Hope she might be involved in some of the brand endorsements in the coming future.

Is Linda Harrison dating?

Linda Harrison hasn’t married nor has children. She is currently living single. She is just focusing on her career and giving more time to herself. But while on set, she takes the persona of Nonnie who is in love with Patty. And had even begun to question her biological preferences.

Focusing on her past relationship, she married Richard D. Zanuck, an American producer known for movie-Driving Miss Daisy, Deep Impact, and Cocoon.

The romantic couple had shared their vows on 26th October 1969. The couple has even been blessed with two sons, Harrison Zanuck and Dean Zanuck. Unfortunately, on 23rd January 1978 after 9 years of marriage, they got separated.

She usually doesn’t speak about her personal life in the media or in public as well as hasn’t mentioned her affairs publically. Moreover, she even has managed to keep it low profile.

Body Measurement

Linda Harrison has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and owns a weight of 55 kg. Similarly, she has a beautiful brunette hair color with a pair of light eyes.

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Caption: Linda Harrison posing in Bikini leaning on a stool(Source:
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