Why did Linda Evans leave Dynasty?
But Dynasty ended in 1989 and after a few years — when it became clear that Evans, who by then had left Hollywood to live in rural Washington state, was no longer looking for acting work — the scripts and offers stopped coming her way.
How old was Linda Evans during the filming of Big Valley?
Evans was only 23 years old when she started on The Big Valley, and quickly gravitated toward the 58-year-old Stanwyck. After Evans’ mother died during production of the series, Stanwyck said, “I will never replace your mother, but I will be your mom now.”
How old was Linda Evans when she married John Derek?
Evans met actor John Derek on the set of her new gig, and despite their considerable age difference (he was 42, she was 26), the two were soon living together and were married in 1968.