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Linda Hart

Linda Hart was last seen co-starring opposite Kevin Costner in Tin Cup, as well as Clint Eastwood's A Perfect World. Other films include, Get Shorty, Stella, The Best of Times, Vamp, and the soon to be released Crazy in Alabama directed by Antonio Banderas, and Wicked directed by Michael Steinberg. Linda will start filming Beautiful this fall opposite Minnie Driver directed by Sally Field.

Linda made her Broadway debut in 1987 playing the comedy lead, Erma, in Anything Goes, which won her a Theater World Award, and was voted most promising new star by the New York Times. She went on to play opposite Sid Caesar on Broadway, Livin' Dolls at The Manhattan Theater Club, Pal Joey at the Huntington Theater, Divine Madness and De Tour with Bette Midler on Broadway, Promises, Promises with Jason Alexander, and just finished starring in her critically acclaimed performance in the New York revival of Gemini.

Miss Hart's television career started when she was 7 years old performing with her gospel singing family in a weekly TV series called The Harts. Linda has recorded 15 albums with her Grammy Award winning family.

She later went back to her TV roots in such acclaimed projects as Gypsy (recreating the role of Mazzeppa) with Bette Midler, Alex Haley's miniseries Queen, Texas Justice with Dennis Franz, Little Girls in Pretty Boxes with Swoosie Kurtz, The Garry Shandling Show, Touched by an Angel, Soul Man with Dan Aykroyd, The Closer with Tom Selleck, and numerous pilots.

Besides recording over a dozen albums with her family, she also has to her credit a solo album. Linda was one of the most renowned members of Bette Midler's Staggering Harlettes, and performed with her on two world tours as well as two albums. Soundtracks include Anything Goes, Gypsy, Honky Tonk Freeway, and the newly released Sisterella written by her brother Larry Hart and produced by Michael Jackson.

Linda is currently developing her own show, Hartbreak Motel.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Linda Hart Facts

OccupationActress
BirthplaceDallas, Texas, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.