Linda Mccartney Biography (1941-1998)

Born Linda Eastman, September 24, 1941, in New York, NY; died of breast cancer, in Tucson, Arizona, April 29, 1998; daughter of Lee (a lawyer) and LouiseEastman; married John Melvyn See (a geophysicist), 1962 (divorced, 1965); married Paul McCartney (a musician), March 12, 1969; children: (first marriage)Heather; (second marriage) Mary, Stella, James. Avocational interests:Promoting vegetarianism, animal rights, horses. Career: Photographer,actress, producer, singer and songwriter. Appeared with Wings as a keyboardplayer and back-up singer, 1972-81. Worked as a receptionist at Town &Country magazine, c. 1966; McVege (frozen vegetarian food company), founder, 1991. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best song, 1973,for "Live and Let Die" (with Paul McCartney); Grammy Award nomination, best original score--motion picture or a television special, 1973, for Live andLet Die(with Paul McCartney and George Martin).

Photographer, actress, producer, songwriter, singer
Birth Details
September 24, 1941
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
April 29, 1998
Tucson, Arizona, United States

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