Linda Thorson has lived and worked Internationally for many years. Born in Canada, she attended The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Shortly after that, she starred in The Avengers TV Series creating the role of Tara King.
Films include, The Second Time Around’ as the leading lady, Sweet Liberty as the wife of Michael Caine, Ken Russell’s Valentino, Half Past Dead with Steven Seagal, The Other Sister for Garryy Marshall, Straight Into Darkness with David Warner and Les Palmier du Metro written and performed in French, directed by the poet Youri.
Thorson has been spent much of her career in the theatre both in the West End in London, No Sex Please, We’re British and The Constant Wife, Titania in Midsummer Nights Dream at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, and on Broadway Noises Off, City of Angels, Steaming, Zoya’s Apartment, Getting Married by George Bernard Shaw. Other theatre work includes August: Osage County, The Seagull, Importance of Being Earnest at the Guthrie Theatre, Amy’s View by David Hare, Other Desert Cities, and National Tours of The Sisters Rosensweig and Shirley Valentine and recently Madame Arcati in Blythe Spirit at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.
On Television in the US Thorson has starred in the NBC series “Marblehead Manor” and “The Avengers” for ABC TV. She also guest starred in many others including “Law and Order,” “Flashpoint,” “Rookie Blue,” “Star Trek” and “Greatest Christmas Party Ever” on Hallmark Channel.
Thorson has a one woman show called “What Comes to Mind,” ‘my life through song’, which she has performed in Cabaret in NYC and is now busy writing another show on a yet to be disclosed subject, one that is very close to her heart.