| Lynda Carter (born July 24, 1951) is an American
actress, best known for her role as the title character on the 1970s
television series Wonder Woman.
Lynda Carter grew up an avid reader of the Wonder Woman
An ABC television series called The New Original Wonder Woman, which
later moved to CBS as The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, starred Lynda
Carter in the title role and aired for three seasons from
1975–1979. The costume
was designed by Hollywood
designer DONFELD. Some of the early episodes were broadcast in 1975 as
specials before the TV show became a weekly series in 1976.
On May 23, 2007 toy company DC Direct released a 13-inch full figure
statue of Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman, which was limited to 5,000
pieces. It was re-released on April 7, 2010. On August 18, 2010 DC
Direct will begin selling a 5½-inch bust of
Carter’s rendition of Wonder Woman to celebrate the
character’s 75th anniversary.