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  • First NameLynn
  • Last NameHamilton

American former actress Lynn Hamilton, who started her professional career in 1959, appearing in the drama movie, Shadows, is widely known for her appearance as Donna Harris on the sitcom Sanford and Son. The former actress retired in 2009 and now maintains a low-key profile.

How Much Is Lynn Hamilton’s Net Worth In 2020?

The 90 years old former actress Lynn has earned hefty money from her professional acting career. As mentioned above, Lynn started her professional career in 1959, but later retired in 2009, after working in almost a dozen projects.

As of 2020, Lynn Hamilton’s net worth is $1 million. After retiring from the acting profession, she is maintaining a low-key profile and did not reveal what she is engaged in now.

The millionaire might be living a comfortable life now. Her acting profession might be the main reason behind such hefty money.

Professional Career; Movies And Shows

Lynn began her acting career working in community theatre in Chicago before professionally starting in 1959, appearing in play Only in America. She then spent three years with the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1959, she also appeared in Shadows.

Lynn, however, grabbed huge attention after portraying the role of Fred Sanford’s girlfriend on television series, Sanford and Son. She then appeared in a recurring role on The Waltons as Verdie.

The 90 years old has appeared in television series, soap operas, and miniseries like Generations, Good Times, Dangerous Women, 227, Gunsmoke, Roots: The Next Generation, Port Charles, and so on. 

Likewise, she has appeared in movies like Brother John, Legal Eagles, Lady Sings the Blues, The Seven Minutes, The Vanishing, Leadbelly, Buck, and the Preacher, Beah: A Black Woman Speaks, among others.

Personal Life; Her Husband?

Lynn’s personal life was also equally successful as her professional career. She was a married woman. She was married to Frank Jenkins, who was a poet and playwright. The couple, who dated for a long time, got married in November 1964.

The former couple was married for almost half-century (49 years exactly). They were married until her husband died in August 2014. The couple welcomed a child, daughter, together.

Now, Lynn is single and is spending quality time with her daughter.

Short Biography; Is She Related To LaWanda Page?

Lynn Hamilton was born on 25th April 1930, in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the United States of America. She is of American nationality, whereas belongs to black ethnicity. The name of her parents is mother, Nancy, and father, Louis Hamilton.

Her family moved to Chicago Heights, Illinois, when she was only 12 yeas old. She attended Bloom High School and later studied acting at Goodman Theatre.

Once there was a huge buzz that Lynn is LaWanda Page’s sister. LaWanda had a younger sister with the same name of her, Lynn Hamilton, which made rumors claiming that they were sisters. But, later, Demond Wilson, confirmed that they were not related.

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