Linda Hamilton


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  • Birth Name: Linda Carroll Hamilton
  • Birth Place: Salisbury, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/26/1956, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Linda Hamilton is "Manic, Mad and Full of Secrets" in the Defiance Season Finale

Come with me if you want to live! Linda Hamilton emerged from 1984's The Terminator as one of the great heroines of science fiction — now she's threatening to do some terminating of her own. On Thursday's two-hour season finale of the futuristic Western Defiance, Hamilton's crazed character, Pilar McCawley, will kidnap her pregnant daughter at gunpoint and attempt to take her far away.

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VIDEO: Bliss

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Length: 27:00
Aired: 9/13/2010

Nancy cuts a deal with the hotel concierge to sell hash to the guests, while Andy and Silas also make progress on the job, Shane joins a mommy group with baby Stevie, and Doug is interrogated about Nancy by Cesar and Ignacio. watch

Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke to Play Sarah Connor in New Terminator Film

The Terminator reboot has found its Sarah Connor. Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has landed the plum role, reports.

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Datak's Dark Ambition: Cast Interview
Tortured Past
Comic-Con 2013: Datak's Nose
NYCC Exclusive: Defiance: Freedom to Love

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The Broken
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Defiance: All Things Must Pass

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2013 Defiance TV Show Series, Actor - Pilar McCawley
2009 The Line TV Show Series, Actor - Carol
2007 Broken Movie, Actor - Karen
2007 Chuck TV Show Series, Actor - Mary Bartowski
2005 The Kid & I Movie, Actor - Susan Mandeville

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Keck's Exclusives First Look: A Beastly Romance

They've already kissed. Has the time finally come for Beauty and the Beast's Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) and Vincent (Jay Ryan) to go all the way? We may find out on the sexy March 14 episode of The CW drama when the star-crossed lovers attend a glamorous masquerade ball.

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The New Season: Vampire Rocks, Beauty Doesn't

As exciting game-changers go, the only shows currently surpassing The CW's The Vampire Diaries in their new seasons are Showtime's Sunday blockbusters, the Emmy-winning Homeland (which just won't stop with the jaw-dropping twists) and the back-on-its-game Dexter (finally breaking new ground with Deb's realization of her brother's true identity). After several seasons of treading bloody water with increasingly convoluted plotting that didn't really move the show's core characters forward, Diaries has at last taken the leap in its fourth season (Thursday at 8/7c), turning its leading lady (Nina Dobrev as the tormented Elena) into the most reluctant of vampires, sending shock waves of guilt, anger and worry through the entire Mystic Falls supernatural brain trust.

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Beauty and the Beast Bosses Defend Beast's Beauty

Is it Beauty and the Beast? Or Beauty and the Beauty?

One look at the promo material for The CW's Beauty and Beast — a remake (starring Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan) of the 1987 series — and it's clear that the titular beast is not the hirsute ...
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Comic-Con: CW's Beauty and the Beast Stays True to Original by Playing Up Forbidden Romance

The CW's Beauty and the Beast may not have singing teacups and dancing candelabras, but it is still a story of forbidden romance.

This B&B is actually based on the 1987 CBS series, with a similar procedural twist. Instead of Ron Perlman as the beast and Linda Hamilton as the beauty, now there's Jay Ryan and Smallville alum Kristin Kreuk as Vincent Keller and Catherine Chandler, respectively. The titular duo's journey to romance is at the heart of the new series.

Smallville Reunion: Brian Peterson, Kelly Souders join CW's Beauty and the Beast

"All the romance is still there," executive producer Sherri Cooper told the packed ballroom at Comic-Con on Thursday. "It's... read more

Pilot Season: Scottish Actor Darius Campbell Cast in ABC's Beauty and the Beast

Scottish actor Darius Campbell has been cast in ABC's reimagining of Beauty and the Beast, reports.

Campbell, primarily known for his theater work, will play Shiro, a bodyguard who forms an unexpected bond with Grace, a princess. read more

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