Jun. 25th, 1975
Redwood City, California, USA
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Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the youngest of 4 children. She became interested in acting at age 10, when she performed a singing role in a school Christmas play. She continued to do school productions and community theater.
She attended Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California. After graduating, she had to decide whether to go to New York to pursue theater or Los Angeles to pursue film and television. She chose LA. She landed her first role in Bone Chillers (1996). Her breakthrough role came when she was cast in Freaks and Geeks (1999).
Linda attended Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication and Fine Arts, graduating in 2001 with a degree in theater.
- In 1994, she won a fireplace on _"The New Price Is Right" (1972)_ (qv).
- Loves art, especially that of Margaret Keane.
- Named #93 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
- Daughter of Lorraine Hernan (née Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini.
- Attended Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, CA.
- She attended Loyola Marymount University, finally graduating in 2001 with a degree in theatre.
- She is of Italian/Irish descent.
- Enjoyed taking martial arts classes.