On July 24 Lynda Carter was born…

On July 24, 1951 Lynda Carter was born.

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Lynda Carter
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She is best known for starring in the 1970’s television series, “Wonder Woman,” in which she played the Amazonian princess Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, based off of the DC comic character of the same name; as well for being Miss World USA in 1972.

Lynda Carter as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman Getty Images / Warner Brothers Television

Lynda Carter as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman
Getty Images / Warner Brothers Television

Lynda Carter as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman Getty Images / Warner Brothers Television

Lynda Carter as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman
Getty Images / Warner Brothers Television

Furthermore she’s appeared on various television shows, such as in “Law & Order,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “Two and a Half Men,” as well as depicting film icon Rita Hayworth in the 1983 biopic “Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess.” Besides her television work, she is known for her accomplished musical career, having released three jazz-pop albums, as well as playing Mama Morton in the West End London production of “Chicago” in 2005.

Random Pop Culture Fact: Carter was voted in 1978 as “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World” by The International Academy of Beauty and The British Press Organization.

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