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Biography #2 (for Super Troopers)Lynda Carter's career in entertainment runs the gamut from acting in numerous popular television series and films, hosting award-winning television variety specials, live stage performances and television movie production.
Soon after winning the Miss World pageant in the 1970s, Carter was cast as the lead character in television's Wonder Woman. The show, which became a big hit, enjoyed a five-year run and still airs worldwide in syndication. In 1984, Carter starred opposite Loni Anderson in another well-received series, Partners in Crime.
Carter starred in the feature film LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE opposite Dee Wallace Stone, Martin Kove and Matt McCoy. She has also played the lead in many television movies including: Born to be Sold, a story of unregulated chemical pollution in the U.S.; Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess, in which Carter was the title character; Posing and Danielle Steele's Daddy.
In the 1980s, Carter produced and starred in numerous television specials including the Emmy Award-winning Lynda Carter Celebration, which was one of the highest rated specials of the year; Lynda Carter: Body and Soul, which received two Emmy nominations; and Lynda Carter: Street Life. She also performed these shows live on a national tour.
Intent on developing compelling projects with strong female leads, Carter formed Lynda Carter Productions, which produced her award-winning specials as well as television dramas like Stillwatch, based on a Mary Higgins Clark novel, Born to be Sold and The Last Song, among others.
Bio courtesy Fox Searchlight for "Super Troopers" (18-Aug-2002)