Deanna Lund

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Deanna Lund
Deanna Lund.jpg
Lund in Land of the Giants.
Born(1937-05-30) May 30, 1937 (age 75)
Oak Park, Illinois
OccupationFilm, television actress
Spouse(s)Don Matheson
ChildrenMichele Matheson,
2 others
Website
http://www.deannalund.com
 
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Deanna Lund
Deanna Lund.jpg
Lund in Land of the Giants.
Born(1937-05-30) May 30, 1937 (age 75)
Oak Park, Illinois
OccupationFilm, television actress
Spouse(s)Don Matheson
ChildrenMichele Matheson,
2 others
Website
http://www.deannalund.com

Deanna Lund (born May 30, 1937) is an American film and television actress best remembered for her role in the Irwin Allen television series Land of the Giants, where she played the character of Valerie Ames Scott.

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Biography

Early life

After the series was cancelled, she married co-star Don Matheson, but they were divorced in the late 1970s. Their daughter Michele Matheson is an accomplished actress herself. Lund is an alum of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.[1]

In 1995, she dated Larry King, and the couple got engaged five weeks after they met.[2] However, the relationship soon broke off.[3]

Career

Valerie in Giantland, a novella written by Lund, is based on the Land of the Giants series, and set ten years later; written from the point of view of Lund's character, Valerie Ames. She also played the lead role in the 1989 Christmas horror film Elves. In 1976, she played, alongside her husband, Don Matheson, in the role of Cameron Faulkner's secretary, Peggy Lowell, on the soap, General Hospital.

References

  1. ^ Hollywood Xpo 2010: List of Guests from www.hollywoodxpo.com
  2. ^ Adams, Kathleen; Lofaro, Lina; Quinn, Michael; Rubin, Jeffery C.; Sanders, Alain L.; Urquhart, Sidney (April 3, 1995). "Time Milestones Apr. 3, 1995". Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ "THE WEDDING IS OFF: LARRY KING GETS BIG HANG-UP FROM FIANCE". Daily News (New York). August 17, 1995. 

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