Lynda Carter Finally Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Lynda Carter, who starred as Wonder Woman in the 1970s television series, received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday morning.
“I guess if there’s ever a role that was meant for me, it was Wonder Woman,” Carter told Variety.
To cheer her on was Patty Jenkins, who directed was the director of last year’s Wonder Woman film, she was also in acting classes with Carter back in the 70s.
“You being here, means so much to me. You did brilliant work making Wonder Woman, and making her new again. Making Wonder Woman a global hit makes this journey here complete,” Carter told Jenkins. “Wonder Woman gave birth to my career, and now we have come full circle.”
Thank you from the bottoms of my heart! ❤ pic.twitter.com/XjZjDBbNzW
— Lynda Carter (@RealLyndaCarter) April 3, 2018
Carter gave a heart warming speech thanking her friends and family for making her career worthwhile. She specifically thanked her children Jessica and James, as well as her husband of 30 years Robert Altman. She then ends her speech to thank all the men who are in solidarity with women. “From all of the wonder women out there, we love our men who stand with us and champion our causes and our voices.”
Gal Gadot, who currently portrays Wonder Woman in the DC movies, congratulated Carter on her achievement on Twitter. She tweeted a video of the old Wonder Woman theme song as well as the caption, “Congrats my beloved beautiful @RealLyndaCarter for receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thank you for your loving kindness shared by the sisterhood of women of wonder.”
Congrats my beloved beautiful @RealLyndaCarter ❤ for receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame🌟 Thank you for your loving kindness shared by the sisterhood of women of wonder 😍 #WomenOfWonder pic.twitter.com/sgaqoElLOi
— Gal Gadot (@GalGadot) April 3, 2018