years old
  • What is Linda Hamilton relationship status? Single
  • What is her sexual orientation? Straight

Linda Hamilton husband and family

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Bruce Abbott (ex-husband)

  • Date of birth: July 28, 1954 (69 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Duration of marriage: December 19, 1982 - December 28, 1989 (7 years )
  • Widely known for starring in horror films, Bruce Abbott has appeared in Re-Animator, Bad Dreams and The Prophecy II. He was also noticed in the Dark Justice film series.

    Nowadays, Bruce has been pursuing a career in the field of custom design for more than a decade already. Being an architect and artist, he has designed more than 20 houses.

    The future spouses met at the Tag: The Assassination Game film production. It was love at the 1st sight, which was followed by almost an instant marriage. Abbott did his best supporting Linda after the miscarriage.

    According to Linda, their marriage fell apart mainly due to her bipolar disorder. The condition was constantly making the couple’s life unbearable. Linda abused Bruce verbally and even physically.

    After the separation, Bruce tied the knot with Kathleen Quinlan, with whom he has been parenting a son by the name of Tyler Quinlan.

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James Cameron (ex-husband)

  • Date of birth: August 16, 1954 (69 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Duration of marriage: July 26, 1997 - December 16, 1999 (2 years 4 months)
  • James Cameron is one of the most successful filmmakers in Hollywood. He got deserved recognition owing to Terminator. His Avatar and Titanic became the highest-grossing films and earned him Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards. James is also known for his activism and participation in social work.

    The actress met the filmmaker during the filming of Terminator’s 2nd part. Their union was nothing but tandem of creativity and romance. Before legalizing the relationship, the couple was dating 6 years.

    It was a shock for the actress to reveal her renowned husband’s hidden affair with Suzy Amis, who starred in Titanic. Hamilton and Cameron’s divorce was merely the most expensive ones: Hamilton was eager to take a half of Cameron’s fortune.

    Soon afterwards, Cameron married his talented lover and has been living in harmony with her as yet, raising 3 kids together: Elizabeth, Quinn and Claire.

Linda Hamilton kids

Linda Hamilton kids photo

Dalton Abbott (son)

  • Date of birth: October 4, 1989 (33 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Born shortly before parents’ separation, Dalton did not save the failing relationship. Not following in parents’ footsteps, he made the only media appearance in Terminator: Judgement Day. At the time he was an infant, that is why he played John Corner in his earliest childhood.

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Josephine Archer Cameron (daughter)

  • Date of birth: February 15, 1993 (30 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • The young woman is surprisingly secretive, prefers to keep her life away from strangers’ eyes. She supports her renowned mom in any situation. Josephine wants her mother to be happy no matter what, that is why she keeps living not far from her in Malibu.


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Carroll Stanford Hamilton (father)

  • Date of birth: June 29, 1928
  • Date of death: September 16, 1962 (34 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Unfortunately, Carroll died in a car accident when Linda barely turned 5. Beforehand, he worked as a physician, whose clients’ testimony was always excellent.

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Barbara Kyle Payne (nee Holt) (mother)

  • Date of birth: July 25, 1931
  • Date of death: June 2, 2019 (87 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Having coped with the husband’s death, Barbara married a police chief in a couple of years. The officer became a caring father for the woman’s 4 children.

    Barbara was attentive enough to take Linda to a psychiatrist, who detected her bipolar disorder. Mother kept supporting daughter when she was taking antidepressants and going through psychotherapy.

    Moreover, Barbara encouraged Linda to pursue a career in acting instead of working as a firefighter or an archaeologist, as the girl wanted initially. Her obituary.

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Leslie J. Payne Jr. (step-father)

  • Date of birth: October 1, 1933
  • Date of death: June 27, 2015 (81 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Leslie lived with Barbara till his death in 2015. Together they have a son Jeffrey.

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Laura Holt Hamilton (sister)

  • As the oldest child, Laura was always caring for her younger siblings. She studied law at University of Virginia and philosophy at University of Georgia. She is a mother of 3 daughters: Brianna, Connie and Danielle.

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Leslie Hamilton Freas (before Gearren) (sister)

  • Date of birth: September 26, 1956
  • Date of death: August 22, 2020 (63 years)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Leslie is Linda’s identical twin, who saw the world for the 1st time 6 minutes earlier than Linda did. In 1991, when Linda was starring in Terminator 2: El juicio final, the twin sister played her double. Since November 2011, Leslie has been serving as a nurse at a hospital in Mount Holly.

    In Linda’s childhood and teens, Leslie’s only existence was a real trouble for her, even more hurting than father’s death. The future star was extremely worried about her resemblance to the sister, which led to a serious crisis. The girl seemingly did not notice a huge difference which had already existed: Leslie was joyful and vigorous, while Linda happened to be a boring intellectual. The sisters found common ground at the age of 30 only.

    Leslie is a mother to 3 kids: Adam, Ashley, Kendall.

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Carroll Stanford Hamilton II (brother)

  • There is no info about Carroll.

Linda Hamilton siblings photo

Jeffrey Lee Payne (step-brother)

  • Jeffrey is Barbara’s stepson from marriage to Leslie J. Payne Jr. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is married to Mary Mcwherter-Payne.

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John Ford Hamilton (half-brother)

  • Some sources claim that Linda has a brother John but we can’t confirm this info. In Barbara’s obituary there is no child with such name, so he can be Carroll’s Sr. son from previous relations.


An incredible portrayal of Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton is a renowned American actress who has taken part in the Terminator film series alongside the Beauty and the Beast TV series. Linda is a nominee for Golden Globe and Emmy Awards and a winner of 2 MTV Movie Awards. Hamilton, though fighting with several diseases, continues to partake in movie and television production.

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