Linda is a Canadian born (born 31 May 1948) English actress. She is a well-known panellist on Loose Women on ITV1. She is also well known for her starring roles as Faith Grayshot in Second Thoughts and Helen Herriot in All Creatures Great and Small.
She has been playing the role of Chris Harper in the stage version of Calendar Girls. She is taking part in Strictly Come Dancing, series 7, where she partner Darren Bennett.