Linda Thompson Rank
About Linda Thompson
Linda Diane Thompson is a talented American songwriter, beauty pageant winner and actress, best recognized as a cast member of the TV variety show dubbed, Hee Haw.
She was born to Sanford Abel Thompson and Margie White. Her brother, Sam was one of the bodyguards of legendary singer, Elvis Presley.
She dated Elvis Presley from 1972 to 1976. She got married to former Olympic Gold medalist, Bruce Jenner (Caitlyn Jenner) in 1981, and had sons named Brandon and Brody. They, however, divorced in 1986.
She tied the knot with Canadian composer, David Foster in 1991, but divorced in 2005.
In 1994, Thompson received the BMI Film & TV Award for Most Performed Song from a Film.
She received Special Recognition Awards for contributing to the lyrics of the official 1996 Olympics theme song, The Power of the Dream.
Together with David Foster, she received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics in 2003.
Thompson wrote a book titled, “A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis’s Graceland to Bruce Jenner’s Caitlyn & Songs in Between” in 2016.
She wrote the lyrics for Drowning for the band, Backstreet Boys.
She has appeared in films such as Rabbit Test (1978), Original Intent (1991) and Three on a Meathook (1972).
Linda Thompson Rank
Linda Thompson's Popularity
Linda Thompson is a famous American songwriter and actress, who was born on May 23, 1950. As a person born on this date, Linda Thompson is listed in our database as the 110th most popular celebrity for the day (May 23) and the 223rd most popular for the year (1950).
People born on May 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Linda Thompson is the 2939th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Linda Thompson's birthday, Linda Thompson is the 16665th most famous American and ranks 61st in famous people born in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
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