Linda Dano Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Linda Rae Wildermuth was born on 12 May 1943, in Long Beach, California USA, to Evelyn and Ted Wildermuth, and is best known as an actress who initially caught the eye of the media for her roles in several TV shows in the ‘70s.

So just how rich is Linda Dano as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Dano’s net worth is as high as $8 million, earned largely through her acting career, but she is also an author, businesswoman, designer and a former model. Linda is the owner of an 18th century home in Connecticut, which she used to share with her late husband Frank.

Linda Dano Net Worth $8 million

Dano left college for the sake of pursuing her modeling career, when she was recruited by Nina Blanchard’s modeling agency, and moved to New York. This was just a first step to the development of Dano’s career, as she soon became an actress for the 20th Century Fox Studios, portrayed numerous supporting characters for this studio during the ‘70s. After her contract with the studio expired, Linda joined the ABC TV soap opera ‘’One Life To Live’’ in 1978, and gradually gained fame in the acting industry, being a part of the show for two years. Her next role aa novelist Felicia Gallant in the TV show ‘’Another World’’ remains one of her most critically praised roles, especially as the show was ran from 1982 until 1999, adding significantly to her net worth.

During her ‘’Another World’’ days, she published the romantic novel ‘’Dreamweaver’’ under the name of Felicia Gallant, and in 1985, she became a hostess of the talk show ‘’Attitudes’’ alongside Nancy Glass. Their work was widely recognized and they were nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the category of Outstanding Talk show. Dano was active in this field until 1991. She had a lot on her plate at this point and alongside this job, she re-appeared in ‘’One Life To Live’’. The same character she has played also appeared on several more TV shows – “All My Children”, “Port Charles” and General Hospital” in a crossover episode. At this time, her fame was at its peak and she was nominated for several Emmy Awards in different categories, all of which helped boost her net worth.

Linda is widely recognized as a woman of style, thus she got the opportunity to publish several fashion and beauty related guides, as well as a guide on home decoration in the late ‘90s. Dano eventually left ‘’One Life to Live’’ in March 2004, and shortly after that, she played Lena Kendall in the CBS show Guiding Light, and the same year was a guest star in ‘’Desperate Housewives’’, among other TV shows.

In her personal life, Linda’s husband Frank Attardi died from lung cancer in 2004 – they married in 1982; only a week and a half later, her mother died as well. Linda was previously married to Larry Peck (1963-67) and Salvatore Giordano (1968-74). Linda openly admitted having depression at that point in her life, nevertheless, she is associated with many medical organizations that focus on the matter of mental health, prevention and treatment of those illnesses. She’s a member of groups such as the National Osteoporosis Foundation, HeartShare and an important financer in Catholic Guardian Society of New York.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 12, 1943
Birth place: Long Beach, California USA
Profession:Actress
Nationality:American
Spouse:Frank Attardi (m. 1982–2004), Salvatore Giordano (m. 1968–1974), Larry Peck (m. 1963–1967)
Parents:Evelyn Wildermuth, Ted Wildermuth
Awards:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Books:Living great, Looking great...
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Will appear in at least one episode of "Desperate Housewives" later this season as the mother of Roger Bart's character, George. [October 2005]
2Widow of advertising agent Frank Attardi, who died of lung cancer in 2004. They co-hosted the "VIP" series on PBS in 1994 and appeared together on Lifetime's talk-show Attitudes (1985). He also appeared on the soap Another World (1964) as agent Beau Wexler in 1992.
3Soap opera actress since 1978, when she landed a role on One Life to Live (1968).


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class SpecialThe Another World Reunion (2003)· Debbie Alpert (executive producer)
· Steve Kroopnick (executive producer)
· Stu Schreiberg (executive producer)
· Matthew Wright (producer)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesOne Life to Live (1968)
1999Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite VeteranAnother World (1964)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)
1994Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)
1993Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressAnother World (1964)
1992Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesAnother World (1964)
1989Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk/Service Show HostAttitudes (1985)· Nancy Glass
1989Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Comic Performance by an Actress: DaytimeAnother World (1964)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reservation Road2007Grandmother
What I Like About You2006TV SeriesEileen Meladeo
Desperate Housewives2005TV SeriesFrancine Williams
Guiding Light2005TV SeriesLena Kendall
See Jane Date2003TV MovieAunt Ina
General Hospital2002TV SeriesRae Cummings
One Life to Live2001TV SeriesRae Cummings
All My Children1999-2000TV SeriesRae Cummings
Another World1983-1999TV SeriesFelicia Gallant
Somewhere in the City1998Television Producer
Port Charles1997TV SeriesGretel Rae Washburn Cummings Faulkner Buchanan (2000)
Homicide: Life on the Street1997TV SeriesDr. Miano
When the Vows Break1995TV MovieHelene
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss1993TV MovieSandra Drake
Rage of Angels: The Story Continues1986TV MovieMargot Delefont
As the World Turns1982TV SeriesCynthia Haines
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1978TV SeriesJosette
The Six Million Dollar Man1977-1978TV SeriesMargaret Winslow / Angela
CHiPs1978TV SeriesEloise
Barney Miller1978TV SeriesLeslie Dornan
Rafferty1977TV SeriesMarian Bakersmith
Charlie's Angels1977TV SeriesJoy
Starsky and Hutch1977TV SeriesJanet Mayer
The Shadow of Chikara1977Rosalie Cutter
The Rockford Files1975-1977TV SeriesGwen Molinaro / Marie / Ellen Murdock
Emergency!1974-1976TV SeriesJoyce / Lora Gibson
Petrocelli1976TV SeriesLila Danford
Matt Helm1975TV SeriesNurse
The Night That Panicked America1975TV MovieSecretary
The Montefuscos1975TV SeriesAngela Montefusco Cooney
The Nurse Killer1975TV MovieKamala
The Last Survivors1975TV MovieLinda Collison
Harry O1975TV SeriesBarbara Milland
Lucas Tanner1975TV SeriesLeslie
Police Woman1974TV SeriesMary Elliott
Ironside1974TV SeriesKatherine
The Fess Parker Show1974TV ShortJulie Weston
Police Story1973TV SeriesGirl #1
Hello, Dolly!1969Minor Role (uncredited)
The Boston Strangler1968uncredited
Star!1968Charles' Wife (uncredited)
Tony Rome1967uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Haunting Of2014TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2013TV Series documentaryHerself
I Wanna Be a Soap Star2007TV SeriesHerself
Encore with John Palmer2006TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2003-2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest Host / Herself
Isaac2005TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2005TV SeriesHerself
The View2001-2005TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Host
Larry King Live2005TV SeriesHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The Another World Reunion2003TV MovieHerself - Host / Felicia Gallant
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Intimate Portrait2000-2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2002TV SeriesHerself
The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Speaking of Women's Health2001TV SeriesHerself
Lifetime Now2001TV SeriesHerself
The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHerself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Past Winner
The Annual Film Society of Lincoln Center Honors Mike Nichols1999TV MovieHerself
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1997TV MovieHerself
New Passages1996TV MovieHerself
Biography1995TV Series documentaryHerself
The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards1995TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter
50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration1994TV MovieHerself
The 21st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHerself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Maury1993TV SeriesHerself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
Attitudes1985-1991TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Hostess
Donahue1990TV SeriesHerself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1984TV SeriesHerself - Panelist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHerself
Daytime's Greatest Weddings2004Video documentaryGretel Rae Washburn Cummings Faulkner Buchanan
Biography2003TV Series documentaryGretel Rae Washburn Cummings Faulkner Buchanan
The 16th Annual Soap Opera Awards2000TV SpecialFelicia Gallant

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