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Linda Diane Thompson

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Memphis, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Ex-wife of David Walter Foster and Bruce Jenner
Mother of Brandon Jenner and Brody Jenner

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About Linda Diane Thompson

Linda Diane Thompson is an American actress and songwriter who also won several beauty pageants, including the 1972 Miss Tennessee USA title.

In 1977, Thompson became a regular on the TV series Hee Haw where she was in the cornfields until 1982. Other television appearances include Starsky and Hutch, Vega$, Fantasy Island, The Fall Guy, and Beverly Hills, 90210.

She began writing lyrics for some of David Foster's compositions, notably the song "No Explanation" for the 1990 film, Pretty Woman. In 1992, they were nominated for a Grammy Award and an Academy Award for Best Song for their composition of the song "I Have Nothing" sung by Whitney Houston in the 1992 motion picture, The Bodyguard.

In 2003, Thompson and Foster won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for The Concert for World Children's Day.

She was active with her husband in humanitarian causes in the David Foster Foundation Society. In 2005, the Fosters aired a reality television show called The Princes of Malibu based on Linda's slacker sons and how Foster had to deal with them. The show was cancelled after a few airings, with Foster separating from Thompson.

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Linda Diane Thompson's Timeline

1950
May 23, 1950
Memphis, TN, USA
1981
January 5, 1981
Age 30
Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States
June 4, 1981
Age 31
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
1983
August 21, 1983
Age 33
Los Angeles, CA, USA
1986
1986
Age 35
1991
June 22, 1991
Age 41
2005
2005
Age 54