Linda Christian was a Mexican film actress, who appeared in Mexican and Hollywood films. Her career reached its peak in the 1940s and 1950s. She played Mara in the last Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan film, Tarzan and the Mermaids. Wikipedia
Born: November 13, 1923, Tampico, Mexico
Died: July 22, 2011, Palm Desert, CA
Spouse: Edmund Purdom (m. 1962–1963), Tyrone Power (m. 1949–1956)
Children: Romina Power, Taryn Power
Grandchildren: Ylenia Carrisi, Cristel Carrisi, More
PALM DESERT, Calif. — Linda Christian, a Hollywood starlet of the 1940s and ’50s who was in Johnny Weissmuller’s last Tarzan movie and the first adaptation of a James Bond novel, but who was probably best known for her marriage to her fellow heartthrob Tyrone Power, died here on Friday. She was 87.
The cause was colon cancer, her daughter Romina Power said.
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