Linda Kaye Henning is an American actress who is best known for starring in 1960s sitcom, Petticoat Junction. She is also remembered for appearing on other shows like Bye Bye Birdie, Return of the Beverly Hillbillies, and Happy Days.
Born on September 16, 1944, she grew up in Los Angeles and started focusing on acting in her teen years. She started her career in the mid-50s from stage productions. Her earliest credits include productions like Bus Stop, Rebel Without a Cause and Gidget.
The Columbia Pictures picked Linda as a dancer for the film 1963 film, Bye Bye Birdie. She also appeared in several of stage musicals including Brigadoon, High Button Shoes, and The Sound of Music. She joined the cast of Petticoat Junction in 1963 alongside Edgar Buchanan, Frank Cady, Meredith MacRae, and Lori Saunders.
She appeared as Betty Jo Bradley in 222 episodes of the show from 1963 to 1970. She had also made guest appearances in different shows like The Ed Sullivan Show, Adam-12, Happy Days, and Mork & Mindy.
Linda is also best remembered for guest appearances in Sliders, Hunter, and Capitol. Linda became the substitute hostess on the 1974-1976 daytime edition of High Rollers. During the late 70s, she made numerous game-show appearances in famous shows like Family Feud, Match Game, Hollywood Squares, and The Perfect Match.
Linda got married to her Petticoat Junction co-star Mike Minor in 1968, just a year after their on-screen marriage. They got divorced in 1973. She is currently married to Ashby Adams (married in 1994).
Net Worth 2019
The 74 years old actress currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband. As of today, Linda has an estimated net worth of $1 million.