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Overview (3)

Born in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameLinda M. Purl
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Linda Purl was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, and raised in Japan, becoming the only foreigner to train at the Toho Geino Academy. At the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo, she played the role of "Louis" in "The King and I" (in Japanese), "Bet" in "Oliver" and the role of "Helen Keller" in "The Miracle Worker".

She then went to England to study under Marguerite Beale, before returning to the United States to study at the Lee Strasberg Institute and, later, with Robert Lewis. Her stage credits include: The Broadway musical, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"; "Getting and Spending", which ran on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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Spouse (4)

James Vinson Adams (15 July 2006 - 2011) ( divorced)
Alexander Cary (23 July 1993 - 1999) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
William Broyles Jr. (5 November 1988 - 1992) ( divorced)
Desi Arnaz Jr. (13 January 1980 - 10 December 1981) ( divorced)

Trivia (8)

Former daughter-in-law of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.
Former sister-in-law of Lucie Arnaz.
Accomplished jazz singer.
Mountain climber in her spare time.
Raised in Japan.
Attended high school at Wykeham Rise School for Girls in the Arts in Washington, Connecticut. After attending Finch College, she went to England to study under Marguerite Beale.
Mother of son, Lucius Carey. Father is former husband Alexander Cary.
Daughter of Marshelline "Marshie" (Patton), a Broadway actress, and Raymond Charles Arthur Purl, an actor. Her paternal grandmother, Beatrice Saville, co-founded the Actors' Equity Association.

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