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Deanna Lund (1937–2018)


Deanna Lund is best known for her role as "Valerie Scott" in the two-season cult series of the 1960s: Land of the Giants (1968), produced by Irwin Allen. Irwin Allen cast Lund in the series, when he saw her in a recently made motion picture. Lund started out as the bad girl of the series, getting herself (and others) into trouble when she searched ... See full bio »

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Known For

Elves Kirsten's Mother
(1989)
(1987)
Land of the Giants Valerie Scott
(1968-1970)
Boned Faye
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 Foxxx David (TV Movie)
Donna
 2015 Boned
Faye
 2001 Extreme Honor
Martha Brascoe
 1992 Obsessed (TV Movie)
Kathryn
 1992 Roots of Evil
Marissa
 1991 Red Wind (TV Movie)
Jane Beckum
 1990 The Girl I Want
Mrs. Andrews
 1989 Girl Talk
Dana
 1989 Transylvania Twist
Teacher
 1989 Elves
Kirsten's Mother
 1989 Superstition 2
Helena
 1987 Hammerhead
DD
 1985 Stick
Diane
 1980 Hardly Working
Millie
 1979 Hanging by a Thread (TV Movie)
Mrs. Martin
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Terri Ann
- Of Guilt, Models and Murder (1978) ... Terri Ann
 1976 Revenge for a Rape (TV Movie)
Raleigh
 1975 Hustle (uncredited)
 1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
Mrs. Viola Graddy
- The Prophecy (1975) ... Mrs. Viola Graddy
 1973 I Love a Mystery (TV Movie)
Hope
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Veda (segment "Love and the First Kiss")
- Love and the First Kiss/Love and the Impressionist/Love and the Super Lover (1972) ... Veda (segment "Love and the First Kiss") (as Deanna Lund Matheson)
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Linda Harte
- The Adonis File (1972) ... Linda Harte (as Deanna Lund Matheson)
 1968-1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Valerie Scott
- Graveyard of Fools (1970) ... Valerie Scott
- Wild Journey (1970) ... Valerie Scott
- The Marionettes (1970) ... Valerie Scott
- A Small War (1970) ... Valerie Scott
- Doomsday (1970) ... Valerie Scott
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Virginia Keyser (1980-81)
 1968 Panic in the City
Blonde
 1967 Tony Rome
Georgia McKay (uncredited)
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Alice / Doris
- Deadlock (1967) ... Alice
- A Time to Love (1967) ... Doris
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Anna Gram
- A Riddling Controversy (1967) ... Anna Gram
- Batman's Anniversary (1967) ... Anna Gram
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Sandy Lawrence
- Design for Death (1967) ... Sandy Lawrence
 1966 The Swinger
Model (uncredited)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Cherry
- The Sweet Gang (1966) ... Cherry
 1966 Dimension 5
Miss Sweet
 1966 Sting of Death
Jessica, Honey Blond
 1966 Spinout
Redhead Beauty (uncredited)
 1966 Out of Sight
Tuff Bod
 1966 Paradise, Hawaiian Style
Nurse (uncredited)
 1966 Johnny Tiger
Louise
 1966 The Oscar
Bikini Girl (uncredited)
 1966 The Loner (TV Series)
Susan Dichter
- The Trial in Paradise (1966) ... Susan Dichter
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Wac
- Peace, It's a Gasser (1965) ... Wac
 1965 Run for Your Wife (uncredited)
 1965 Once Upon a Coffee House
Corrine
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Peggy Lowell
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the book "Valerie in Giantland" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Deanna Lund Matheson

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)

Spouse:

James E. Duffy  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

Michele Matheson
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Trivia:

Her first marriage was to a rodeo rider. The marriage lasted four years and produced two children, Randy and Kim. See more »

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