Lynda Carter (b. 1951) is an actress best known for playing Wonder Woman on TV from 1975 to 1979. She is also a singer and a motivational speaker. She won the Miss World USA pageant in 1972, representing her home state of Arizona.
She continues to act in films, and recently returned to singing, which she considers her first love. In 2005, Carter appeared in the play Chicago at London's West End Adeplhi Theatre as 'Mama Morton,' the leather-clad women's jailer, for an 8-week run.