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Overview (3)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameLinda Diane Thompson
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Linda Thompson was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Kingsbury High School where she was Homecoming Queen, and after graduation, she attended Memphis State University for 4 years, majoring in English and Drama. Linda was named Miss Tennessee Universe 1972, Miss Liberty Bowl, Miss Shelby County, and numerous other titles that helped her with financing her college education. Linda met Elvis Presley in July of 1972, and her life changed forever. They lived together at Graceland for 4½ years and after their breakup, Linda embarked on an acting career. She appeared in many of Aaron Spelling's TV series, 5 TV pilots, and other shows, finally becoming a series regular on Hee Haw for 15 years. Having always written poetry, she also became an award winning lyricist, winning an Emmy, and was nominated for an Academy Award and Grammy. Linda married the then Bruce Jenner and they had two sons together. After 32 years of harboring the secret of Caitlyn Jenner, Linda wrote her NYTimes best selling memoir A Little Thing Called Life, only after Caitlyn came out. Her memoir has been critically acclaimed as kind spirited and fascinating. Linda was also married to David Foster, and after 19 years together, they divorced in 2005. Linda still writes, and now lives quietly with her two dogs in Malibu California and enjoys tennis, hiking, the beach, and most of all, her family...

- IMDb Mini Biography By: LINDA THOMPSON

Spouse (2)

David Foster (27 June 1991 - 11 July 2005) (divorced)
Caitlyn Jenner (5 January 1981 - 10 February 1986) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

Miss Tennessee-Universe 1972
Cohabited with Elvis Presley (July 1972 - December 1976).
Thompson occasionally co-wrote songs with former husband, music producer David Foster.
Won numerous pageants including Miss Memphis State, Miss Shelby County and Miss Liberty Bowl.
Mother, with Caitlyn Jenner, of sons Brandon Jenner and Brody Jenner.
Ex-stepmother of Sara Foster, Erin Foster, Jordan Foster and Amy Foster-Gillies.
A virgin until the age of 22, deflowered by Elvis Presley. He's the only man she's lived with aside from her two husbands.
Mother-in-law of Leah Jenner.
Third wife of David Foster.
Dated George Clooney. [2006]
In 2017 Linda still declares that Elvis was the love of her life, even though he was unfaithful.

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