Linda Darnell Biography
Birthday: October 16, 1923 (Libra)
Born In: Dallas, Texas, United States
Monetta Eloyse Darnell, better known by her professional name Linda Darnell, was an American actress. After starting her career in the world of glamour as a model, she made a gradual transition into acting. A native of Texas, Darnell was groomed by her mother, who believed that she was the only one among her children to have the potential to become a star in future. In November 1937, she was spotted by a talent scout for 20th Century Fox, and after an initial rejection, she managed to secure a contract with the studio. Darnell made her screen debut in the 1939 drama ‘Hotel for Women’. Distinguished by her brunette hair and dark brown eyes, she is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful women ever to appear on the silver screen. In 1956, she made her TV debut in an episode of ‘Celebrity Playhouse’. Over the course of her 26-year-long career, she worked with the likes of Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, and Kirk Douglas. In 1960, she received a Motion Picture Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.