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Linda Purl

Birthday: September 02, 1955 (68 years)

HomeTown: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States

Linda Purl is an American actress and musician who rose to prominence for her role as Charlene Matlock on the show Matlock and starred as Dr. Ruth Young in the 1998 film Mighty Joe Young. Born on September 02, 1955, Linda Purl hails from Greenwich, United States. As in 2024, Linda Purl's age is 68 years. Discover below for comprehensive details about Linda Purl, including the biography, wiki profile, age, date of birth, family background, relationship status, interesting facts, photographs, lesser-known facts, and more.


Linda Purl Profile:

Stage Name Linda Purl
Real Name Linda Purl
Profession(s) Actress, Musician,
Birthday September 02, 1955
Zodiac Sign Leo
Age 68 years
Gender Female
Birthplace Greenwich, United States
Hometown Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Nationality American

Family and Personal Life

  • Linda Purl‘ father’s name is Not Available and Linda Purl‘ mother’s name is Not Available.
  • Personal Life: Linda Purl has married and divorced four times. Her first marriage was to Desi Arnaz Jr. in 1979, and they divorced the following year. She later married screenwriter William Broyles Jr. in 1988, and British screenwriter and producer Alexander Cary in 1993, with whom she has a son named Lucius. Purl’s fourth marriage, to James Vinson Adams, took place in 2006. Since 2020, she has been in a relationship with Patrick Duffy.

Trivia and Facts

  • Linda Purl was born in Greenwich, United States.
  • Linda Purl’s birth sign is Leo.
  • Who is Linda Purl? Linda Purl is an American actress known for various roles in television and film.
  • Early Life: Linda Purl was born September 2, 1955, in Greenwich, Connecticut. Her parents were Raymond Charles Arthur Purl and Marshelline “Marshie” Purl; she has a sister named Mara. Their grandmother, Beatrice Saville, founded the Actors’ Equity Association. Purl and her family moved to Japan when she was five years old, where her father worked for Nippon Unicar. She studied acting at the Toho Geino Academy and appeared in plays at Tokyo’s Imperial Theatre, including “The King and I,” “Oliver!,” and “The Miracle Worker.” Toho discovered Purl, and she appeared in a number of films while in Japan. At the age of 15, she returned to the United States.
  • Career and music: Purl has played notable characters such as Ashley Pfister on “Happy Days,” Sheila Munroe in the horror film “Visiting Hours,” Helene Beesly on “The Office,” and Charlene Matlock in the first season of “Matlock.” After leaving “Matlock,” Purl pursued a career in jazz music, releasing several albums, including “Out of This World – Live.” In August 2023, she will release her fourth album, “This Could Be the Start,” in collaboration with music director Tedd Firth.
  • Instagram Presence: Linda Purl could be found on Instagram under the username @lindapurl.


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