Linda was born in the same city, ironically, that her ficticious boss from her best known show, Lou Grant arrived from. Minneapolis, MN.!
She is best known for her role on Lou Grant, as Billie Newman a reporter under Lou Grant's supervision.
The 5' 3" actress was Emmy nominated 5 straight years (78-82) for Outstanding supporting actress.
She is happily married with 2 children for 27 years!
As of 2004 she has moved back to Minneapolis to work in local theater.