Linda Thorson Biography (1947-)

Original name, Linda Robinson; born June 18, 1947, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; father, a farmer; married Harry Bergthornson (a television cameraperson; divorced); married Cyril J. Smith (divorced); married Bill Boggs (a talk showhost), November 18, 1984 (divorced); children: (third marriage) Trevor.

Birth Details
June 18, 1947
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Tara King, The Avengers, Associated British Picture Corporation, 1968-1969
  • Hilary Stonehill, Marblehead Manor, syndicated, 1987-1988
  • Julia Medina, One Life to Live, ABC, 1989-1992
  • Isabel Murray, Emily of New Moon, CBC, beginning in 1998
  • Emily Yeager, The Hoop Life, Showtime, beginning in 1999
  • Movies
  • Anna, Les palmiers du metropolitain, 1978
  • Cory Fuhrman, The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (also known as Actof Passion), CBS, 1984
  • Pamela Blake, Blind Justice, CBS, 1986
  • Dead Silence, 1997
  • Mind Prey, ABC, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Toni, "Lady Killer" (also known as "The Death Policy" and "Thriller: LadyKiller"), Thriller, Associated Television and ABC, 1973
  • Suzanne, "The Teacher," King of Kensington, CBC and syndicated, 1976
  • Diamond, "The Roman Touch," The Return of the Saint, IncorporatedTelevision Company, 1978
  • Teri Fields, "Portrait of a Playmate," McClain's Law, NBC, 1981
  • Herself, "Patrick Macnee," This Is Your Life, Thames Television, 1984
  • Mrs. Cochrane, "Close Encounters," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1985
  • Mrs. Cochrane, "Lost and Found in Space," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1985
  • Mrs. Cochrane, "Watch the Skies," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1985
  • Lime Street, ABC, 1985
  • Gregory, "Symphony in Knocked Flat," Moonlighting, ABC, 1986
  • Industrial spy, "No Conscience," The Equalizer, CBS, 1986
  • Karen Cooper, "Hell Hath No Fury," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1986
  • Connie Delvecchio, "The Moral Equation," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1987
  • Connie Delvecchio, "Signs of Life," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1987
  • Connie Delvecchio, "Small Victories," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1987
  • Elizabeth, "Auld Acquaintances," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1987
  • Laura Browne, Buck James, ABC, 1988
  • Janice Brattle, "The More Things Change ... ," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989
  • "A New Woman," Monsters, syndicated, 1990
  • Gul Ocett, "The Chase," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also knownas Star Trek: TNG and TNG), syndicated, 1993
  • Janet, "The Last of the Magnificent," Sweating Bullets (also knownas Tropical Heat), CBS, 1993
  • Barbara Stollery, "Before the Axe," E.N.G., CTV and Lifetime, 1994
  • Helen Richmond, "Laurie's Friend," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues,syndicated, 1994
  • "Requiem," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1996
  • Cassandra Delarossa, "Medea," F/X: The Series, syndicated, 1997
  • Martha Taylor, "Possession," Law & Order, NBC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Woman in class, The Gladiator, ABC, 1986
  • Film Appearances
  • Billie Streeter, Valentino, United Artists, 1977
  • Angela, The Greek Tycoon, Universal, 1978
  • Brooke Parsons, Curtains, Jensen Farley, 1983
  • Andrea, Flanagan (also known as Walls of Glass), United Film Distributors, 1985
  • Principal O'Neill, Joey, Satori Entertainment, 1985
  • Grace James (Elliott's wife), Sweet Liberty, Universal, 1986
  • Drew, The Other Sister, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Herself and Tara King, Avenging the Avengers (documentary), 2000
  • Maria, Straight into Darkness, Silver Bullet, 2001
  • June McPherson, Half Past Dead, Screen Gems/Sony Studios, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Frances Hunter, No Sex Please--We're British, Strand Theatre, London, 1971
  • Belinda, The Provok'd Wife, Company Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1973
  • Titania, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Open Air Theatre, London, 1974and 1975
  • Freddie, The Club, Regent Theatre, London, 1978
  • Lucia Amory, Black Coffee, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 1979
  • Artichoke, Alley Theatre, 1979
  • The Beaux Stratagem, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1980
  • The Sea Gull, Manitoba Theatre Center, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada,1980
  • Loot, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1981
  • The Play's the Thing, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 1981
  • Nancy, Steaming, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1982-1983
  • Belinda Blair, Noises Off, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1983-1985, then Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1985
  • Zoya Denisova Peltz (title role), Zoya's Apartment, Circle in theSquare, New York City, 1990
  • Mrs. George, Getting Married, Circle in the Square, 1991
  • Also appeared with the Bristol Old Vic Company, Bristol, England; and with the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England.

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