Lindsay Wagner Biography (1949-)

Original name, Lindsay Jean Ball; born June 22, 1949, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Bill Nowels and Marilyn Louise (maiden name, Thrasher) Wagner; married Alan Rider (a music publisher; divorced); married Michael Brandon (an actor), December 1976 (divorced, 1979); married Henry Kingi (a stunt performer),1981 (divorced, 1984); married Lawrence Mortoroff (a film producer), 1990 (divorced); children: (third marriage) Dorian Henry, Alex Nathan. Addresses: Agent: Sylvia Gold, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1934.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
June 22, 1949
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jaime Sommers, The Six Million Dollar Man, ABC, 1975-1976
  • Jaime Sommers (title role), The Bionic Woman, ABC, 1976-1977 thenNBC, 1977-1978
  • Dr. Jessie Hayden (title role), Jessie, ABC, 1984
  • Rebecca Cafferty, A Peaceable Kingdom, CBS, 1989
  • Host, Against All Odds, NBC, 1992
  • Miniseries
  • Billy Ikehorn, Scruples, CBS, 1980
  • Francesca Valensky, Princess Daisy, NBC, 1983
  • Joanna Darby, From the Dead of the Night, NBC, 1989
  • Katharine Tempest, Voice of the Heart, syndicated, 1990
  • Paula O'Neill, To Be the Best, CBS, 1992
  • Movies
  • Title role, The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan, CBS, 1979
  • Title role, The Incredible Journey of Dr. Meg Laurel, CBS, 1979
  • Callie Lord (some sources cite Callie Bordeaux), Callie and Son (also known as Rags to Riches), CBS, 1981
  • Joanne Tilford, Memories Never Die, CBS, 1982
  • Barbara Graham, I Want to Live, ABC, 1983
  • Susan Farley, Two Kinds of Love, CBS, 1983
  • Nina Simon, Passions, CBS, 1984
  • Laura Gordon, Young Again, ABC, 1984
  • Claire Fielding, The Other Lover, CBS, 1985
  • Bonnie Wilkerson, This Child Is Mine, NBC, 1985
  • Joanne Van Buren, Child's Cry, CBS, 1986
  • Martha Forbes, Convicted, ABC, 1986
  • Principal, Student Exchange, ABC, 1987
  • Jaime Sommers, The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the BionicWoman, NBC, 1987
  • Beverly Slater, Stranger in My Bed, NBC, 1987
  • Uli Derickson, The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (also known as The Flight and The Taking of Flight 847), NBC, 1988
  • Detective Sydney Shannon, Burnout (also known as Police Story:Burnout), ABC, 1988
  • Nita Daniels, Nightmare at Bitter Creek, CBS, 1988
  • Kate McKinnon, Evil in Clear River, ABC, 1988
  • Jaime Sommers, Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman, NBC, 1989
  • Yvonne, Babies, NBC, 1990
  • Charlotte Fedders, Shattered Dreams, CBS, 1990
  • Janet, Fire in the Dark, CBS, 1991
  • Lindsey Thompson Gates, Treacherous Crossing, USA Network, 1992
  • Title role, A Message from Holly, CBS, 1992
  • Claudia Parr, She Woke Up, ABC, 1992
  • Elizabeth Hahn, Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7, CBS, 1993
  • Jaime Sommers, Bionic Ever After? (also known as Bionic Breakdown), CBS, 1994
  • Daphne Fields, Danielle Steel's "Once in a Lifetime" (also known as Once in a Lifetime), NBC, 1994
  • Kate Kerner, Fighting for My Daughter (also known as Fighting for My Daughter: The Anne Dion Story), ABC, 1995
  • Molly McKinley, Sins of Silence, CBS, 1996
  • Raeanne Gilbaine, A Mother's Instinct, CBS, 1996
  • Hannah Cole, Contagious (also known as Virus), USA Network,1997
  • Barbara Colvin, Their Second Chance (also known as The Keller/Keller Story), Lifetime, 1997
  • Dr. Stephanie Tauber, Voyage of Terror (also known as The Fourth Horseman), Fox Family, 1998
  • Pilots
  • Sara Butler, The Rockford Files (also known as The Rockford Files: Backlash of the Hunter), NBC, 1974
  • Jaime Sommers, The Bionic Woman (also known as The Six MillionDollar Man: The Bionic Woman), 1975
  • Host, Windows, Doors and Keyholes, NBC, 1978
  • Guest, Star Search, syndicated, 1983
  • Dr. Jessie Hayden (title role), Jessie, ABC, 1984
  • Episodic
  • Nurse, "The Diary," Night Gallery, NBC, 1971
  • Stella Bowers, "In Defense of Ellen McKay," The Bold Ones: The Lawyers, NBC, 1971
  • Laurie Meyers, "The Combatants," Sarge, NBC, 1971
  • Diana Oliver, "Until Proven Innocent," Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, ABC, 1971
  • Jenny Carson, "Million Dollar Buff," Adam-12, 1971
  • Margie Holland, "Disaster on Turner Street," The Man and the City,1971
  • Nurse Gledhill, "The Best Is Yet to Be," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC,1971
  • "Operation: XW-1," O'Hara, U.S. Treasury, 1972
  • Emily Matocsis, "All the Pretty People," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC,1972
  • Laurie Peale, "Dark Journey," The F.B.I., ABC, 1972
  • Denise Malory, "Don and Denise," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1972
  • Woman, "Smile, Please," Night Gallery, NBC, 1973
  • Sara Butler, "Backlash of the Hunter," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1974
  • Sara Butler, "Aura Lee, Farewell," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1975
  • Susan Davis, "Dark Fury: Parts 1 & 2," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1975
  • Mary Connors, "Devil's Island," The Fall Guy, ABC, 1981
  • Life's Most Embarrassing Moments, 1985
  • Julia, "Late Bloomer," Kate and Allie, CBS, 1986
  • Susan Forrester, "Prism," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network,1988
  • A Conversation with Dinah, TNN, 1989
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1990
  • So Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2001
  • Pet Star, 2002
  • The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour, MTV, 2002
  • Agatha B., "Farewell My Lovelies," The Division, Lifetime, 2002
  • Also appeared in The Hollywood Squares; Playboy After Dark.
  • Specials
  • Hostess, Lindsay Wagner: Another Side of Me, ABC, 1977
  • Disney's Golden Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, NBC, 1987
  • Narrator, Ahimsa: Non-Violence (documentary), PBS, 1987
  • Host, Scandals, ABC, 1988
  • Host, Once upon Her Time, Lifetime, 1988
  • CBS Premiere Preview Special, CBS, 1989
  • Narrator, Queen of the Beasts, CBS, 1989
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic, CBS, 1990
  • Welcome Home America! A USO Salute to America's Sons and Daughters, ABC, 1991
  • Voices That Care, Fox, 1991
  • Host, Untold Stories: The Search for Amelia Earhart, syndicated, 1992
  • Host, TV Guide: 40th Anniversary Special, Fox, 1993
  • Bob Hope's Christmas Show: Hopes for the Holidays, NBC, 1994
  • Host, Best Sellers: Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them: The Relationship, NBC, 1994
  • Host, The Secret Of ... , UPN, 1995
  • Disney's Most Unlikely Heroes, ABC, 1996
  • Intimate Portrait: Lindsay Wagner, Lifetime, 1999
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Barbara Taylor Bradford, Lifetime,1999
  • Host, Dude Ranch Days, PBS, 1999
  • Heart-throbs of the 70s (documentary), 2001
  • TVography: Lee Majors--Hollywood's Bionic Hero, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Art of Darkness: A Night Gallery Retrospective (documentary), Starz!, 2002
  • Interviewee, Ennis' Gift: A Film about Learning Differences, HBO,2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 29th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1977
  • Presenter, The 30th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1978
  • The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards, TheDisney Channel, 1993
  • The Essence Awards, CBS, 1993
  • The 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1994
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Co-executive producer, Shattered Dreams, CBS, 1990
  • Series
  • Executive producer, Jessie, 1984
  • Film Appearances
  • Deirdre McClusky, Two People, Universal, 1973
  • Susan Kingsfield, The Paper Chase, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Linda, Second Wind, 1976
  • Irene, Deke's girlfriend, Nighthawks (also known as Hawks),Universal, 1981
  • Olivia, High Risk (also known as Los gringos), American Cinema, 1981
  • Dr. Mennen, Martin's Day, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985
  • District Attorney Priscilla Brimleigh, Ricochet, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Sydney Parker, Frog's mom, Frog and Wombat, Showcase Entertainment, 1998
  • Penelope Audrey, A Light in the Forest, RGH/Lions Share, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Books
  • Coauthor, Lindsay Wagner's New Beauty: The Acupressure Facelift, with videotape, Prentice Hall, 1987
  • Coauthor, The High Road to Health: A Vegetarian Cookbook, PrenticeHall, 1990

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Altman, Linda Jacobs, Lindsay Wagner, Her Own Way, EMC Corporation, 1977
    Periodicals
    • TV Guide, December 21, 2002, p. 13

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