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Carter made her public television debut on Lew King's Talent Show at age 5. During high school, Carter performed in a band called Just Usconsisting of a marimbaa conga druman acoustic guitar, and a stand-up bass played by another girl. When she was 16, she joined two of her cousins in another band called The Relatives.
Actor Gary Burghoff was the drummer. The group opened at the Sahara Hotel and Casino lounge in Las Vegas for three months; because Carter was under 21, she had to enter through the kitchen. Carter attended Arizona State Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then. After being voted "Most Talented", she dropped out to pursue a career in music.
Their first performance together was in a San Francisco hotel so new that it had no sidewalk entrance. Consequently, they played mostly to the hotel staff and hotel guests who parked their cars in the underground garage. Carter decided to leave the Garfin Gathering in to pursue acting, and she returned to Arizona.
After taking acting classes at several New York acting schools, she made her first acting appearance, in an episode of the police drama Nakia entitled "Roots of Anger". Wonder Womanthe Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then superheroine character, was created by the American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston and artist Harry G.
Peter in for DC Comics. Conceived in the wake of popularity of SupermanMarston designed his creation as counter-programming to the Man of Steel. Wonder Woman was an instant hit with readers, and for the last 76 years, the character has been the world's most prominent DC comic book female superhero.
Carter's acting career took off when she landed the starring role on Wonder Woman as the title character and her secret identity, Diana Prince. The savings she had set aside from her days of touring on the road with her band  to pursue acting in Los Angeles were almost exhausted, and she was close to returning to Arizona when Carter's manager informed her that Joanna Cassidy had lost the part to her.
Carter's earnest performance greatly endeared her to both fans and critics and as a result, she continues to be closely identified with Wonder Woman. For decades, this s TV series has been the version of Wonder Woman most fans picture when they imagine the ageless Amazon, and they would be entirely justified; Carter's performance, rooted in the character's inherent goodness, combined with a comic-accurate costume and a catchy theme song, made for a depiction that was nothing less than iconic.
Carter says she got the role back in largely because she looked the part, which was both a blessing and — as one of the show's producers warned her — a curse: "Oh, women are going be so jealous of you" They won't be, because I am not playing her that way.
I want women to want to be me, or be my best friend! As Carter describes Wonder Woman, "There Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then something about the character where in your creative mind for that time in your life where you pretended to be her, or whatever the situation was, that it felt like you could fly". InDC Direct released a inch full-figure statue of Carter as Wonder Woman, limited to 5, pieces;  it was re-released in It is clear that Carter holds the new film and the character introduced more than 75 years ago dear.
But I knew very early on that this character is much more than me certainly, and to try to divorce myself from the experiences that other people have of the character is silly" she said. A possible sequel film to the Wonder Woman was part of the topic of conversation when Carter joined the Library of Congress 's Coolidge Auditorium. During production of the Wonder Woman feature film, director Patty Jenkins approached Carter to appear in a cameo role in the film, as Carter confirmed, "Patty asked me to do a cameo in this.
She was in England, and I was doing my concerts", Carter said, explaining she had singing engagements that made her unavailable. So, this next I Kept A Promise - Rancid - Trouble Maker, if she writes me a decent part, I might do it". While Wonder Woman was being produced, Carter was well recognized and in demand for promotional work. Carter continued to pursue her interest in music.
During the late s, she recorded the album, Portrait. Carter is credited in several variety television programs for being a co-writer on several songs and making numerous musical guest appearances. InCarter released a promotional poster through Pro Arts at the suggestion of her then-husband and manager, Ron Samuels.
The poster was very successful despite Carter's dissatisfaction with it. It's uncomfortable because I just simply took a photograph. That's all my participation was in my poster that sold over a million copies, was that I took a photograph that I thought was a Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then photograph. My husband said, "Oh, try this thing tied up here, it'll look beautiful". And the photographer said "the back-lighting is really terrific".
So dealing with someone having that picture up in their In 's Apocalypse Nowshe was originally cast in the role of Playboy Playmate Bunny, but the filming of her scenes was interrupted by the storm that wrecked the theater set, prompting nearly two months' delay for rebuilding.
By the time Francis Ford Coppolathe director of the film was ready to shoot again, Carter's contractual obligations to Wonder Woman Night Of The Shape - Electric Wizard - Let Us Prey forced her back to the States, and her scenes were reshot with Colleen Camp.
The only evidence remaining of Carter's involvement are the Playboy centerfolds that were specially shot by the magazine as movie props. At one point in the Redux version of Apocalypse Nowa glimpse of Carter's pinup is visible, as the only nude work ascribed Marilou Sous La Neige Ma Lou Marilou - Various - Congres Phonogram 1976 - Pavillon Gabriel - 2 Septe the actress outside of Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw.
After Wonder Woman ended, Carter had many opportunities in music, film and television. In Carter Run, Baby, Run - Various - Acoustic Love Songs made a guest appearance on The Muppet We Got Lovin - Wet Willie - Manorisms. Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then the episode's Jim Eanes - 50th Anniversary Celebration (Acetate, LP) gag, Kermit the Frog repeatedly reminded the other Muppets that their guest was Carter and not Wonder Woman, but to no avail, as they ineptly attempted to become superheroes by taking a correspondence course, and Miss Piggy portrayed "Wonder Pig", a spoof of Carter's iconic television character.
Carter's next major role after Wonder Woman was in the crime drama television series, Partners in Crime with Loni Anderson in Throughout the s, Carter appeared in a string of television movies that resulted in a resurgence in television appearances.
She also appeared in commercials for Lens Express now Contacts. Around that time, Carter created her own production company, Potomac Productions. InCarter expanded her performance resume to include voice-over work as the narrator for the Sandra Brown book Where There's Smoke.
The new millennium saw Carter continuing to work in various areas. Because of the resyndication of Wonder Woman on such cable networks as FX and SyFyCarter participated in two scheduled on-line chat sessions with fans. When an announcer reported that an invisible plane was double-parked illegally and needed to be moved before it was towed, she performed her spinning transformation once again after 25 years, although a younger actress wore the star-spangled outfit at that moment.
Carter performed in a variety of film roles, making up a majority of her film work, in the s. Inshe was cast in the independent comedy feature Super Troopersas Vermont Governor Jessman. The writers and stars of the film, the comedy troupe Broken Lizardwith Jay Chandrasekhar directing, had specifically sought Carter for the role.
Inspired by the character detour from her usual roles, she agreed to play a washed-up, former beauty queen in The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Parkdirected by Christopher Coppola. Carter made her first appearance in a major feature film in a number of years in the big-screen remake of The Dukes of Hazzardalso directed by Chandrasekhar.
She also appeared in Disney 's action comedy film Sky High as Principal Powers, the headmistress of a school for superheroes. The script allowed Carter to poke fun at her most famous character when she states: "I can't do anything more to help you. I'm not Wonder Woman, y'know". Inshe guest-starred in the made-for-cable vampire film Slayer.
The following year, Carter returned to the DC Comics' television world in the Smallville episode "Progeny"playing Chloe Sullivan 's Kryptonite -empowered mother. These games were developed by Bethesda Softworks ; her husband, businessman Robert A. As if all this was not enough, Carter decided to do a variety of theater projects.
In MayCarter began touring the U. In Juneher second album, At Lastwas released and reached No. As a result, the character was stripped of the designation, and the project ended December Lynda Carter and the French singer Michel Polnareff had a romantic L.S.D. In My Brain - Dillinger - The Reggae Masters in before she played the role of Wonder Woman.
Carter has been married twice. Her first marriage was to her former talent agentRon Samuelsfrom to In JanuaryCarter married Washington, D. She left Hollywood in to join her husband in Washington DC for a few years. Carter and her husband have two children: James born January  and Jessica born  and live in Potomac, Maryland in a home they built inshortly before the birth of their son.
Inafter a lengthy and highly publicized jury trial stemming from his involvement with the Bank of Credit and Commerce International and its secret acquisition of First American Bankshares Inc. Not guilty! InCarter revealed that her mother had suffered from irritable bowel syndrome for over 30 years, resulting in Carter touring the country as an advocate and spokeswoman. In a June 4, interview with People magazine, Carter stated that she had in the past entered a rehabilitation clinic for treatment of alcoholism and that she had been sober for nearly 10 years.
When Ultima Linda - Ron English - From Now To Then was asked what the recovery process had taught Into The Valley - Skids - Fanfare, Carter explained that Hoosianna - Lasse Heikkilä - Simon Kyreneläinen (Musikaali) best measure of a human being is "how we treat the people who love us, and the people that we love".
Carter states that she is committed to her recovery from alcoholism and addiction. She credits her husband's intervention for her ultimate acceptance of personal powerlessness over alcoholism, stating in Gypsy Eyes - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland Council on Recovery interview that, "After 18 years of recovery, I live every day with immense gratitude.
I am forever thankful for my family and friends who stood by me and encouraged me… and for those who helped me heal. Her recovery story, and its message of hope, is directed to every member of the family. It is a strong reminder that family support can make a huge difference to a recovering addict or alcoholic.
Carter's dedication is the th honoree on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. The Star was dedicated in the category of Television and is located at Hollywood Boulevard, California.
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