Cathy Lee Crosby Biography
Cathy Lee Crosby is an actress and former professional tennis player from the United States. She rose to fame on television and in films in the 1980s as a co-host of the show That’s Incredible! She is most recognized for her part in the film Wonder Woman as Diana Prince.
Cathy Lee Crosby Career
Crosby was a professional tennis player who won Wimbledon twice before retiring from the sport between 1967 and 1970. Her first TV appearance as an actress came in the first season of It Takes a Thief as Susan in the episode “The Lay of the Land” (1968). Her debut film performance was as Kay Butler in The Laughing Policeman (1973), a criminal drama starring Walter Matthau, Bruce Dern, and Louis Gossett, Jr. She portrayed Wonder Woman in the television film Wonder Woman in 1974, a year before Lynda Carter popularized the character in the weekly series Wonder Woman.
In 1975, she appeared as Helen of Troy in the science fiction/horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker as a guest role. Crosby appeared in James Mitchum’s film Trackdown (1976) and Michael Biehn’s film Coach (1978), in which she played the coach of a high school basketball team who falls for one of her players. She acted alongside William Devane in the horror film The Dark (1979), and with Rock Hudson and David Soul in the 1982 TV drama World War III. Crosby first appears in the Barnaby Jones episode “Murder in the Doll’s House” on March 25, 1973. Crosby co-hosted the ABC television show That’s Incredible! from 1980 to 1984, which is still in syndication throughout the world. osite Ice-T and Tom Arnold in 1986.
Lee was a guest commentator for the nationally televised special of World Wrestling Federation (WWF)’s WrestleMania 2. Crosby starred in the Lifetime movie Untamed Love (1994), based on Torey Hayden’s One Child, and appeared in the film Ablaze (2001), opposite Ice-T and Tom Arnold.
Cathy Lee Crosby Age
How old is Cathy? The famous American actress is 77 years old as of 2021. She was born on December 2, 1944, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.
Cathy Lee Crosby Education
She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Southern California in 1968, despite having been a pre-med student.
Cathy Lee Crosby Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Cathy? she belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage, she was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America, and she holds American nationality.
Cathy Lee Crosby Height
How tall is Lee? The beautiful actress from the United States stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (171 cm) and weighs 148 lb (67 kg).
Cathy Lee Crosby Family | Parents | Siblings
Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California. The daughter of Louis Clayton Crosby, who was a scriptwriter-songwriter, and her mother, Linda Hayes, who was “an RKO contract actress in the 1940s”. Lee was born alongside her two siblings being the middle daughter of three. Her parents later separated, and her father relocated to Australia.
Cathy Lee Crosby Husband | Married
Crosby married Alexander Wilfred Ingle on July 30, 1966, when he was 21 years old, but they divorced two years later. During the mid-1970s, she dated actor Richard Roundtree. Throughout the early 1980s, she was in a relationship with football player Joe Theismann. In 1991, their love connection came to an end.
Cathy Lee Crosby Net Worth
Crosby’s net wealth is unknown to the general public. Her acting career is her principal source of income. We believe Cathy has amassed a sizable net worth as a result of her multiple sources of income, but she likes to keep it hidden.
Cathy Lee Crosby Wonder Woman
In the 1974 film Wonder Woman, Crosby played Diana Prince (Wonder Woman). Vincent McEveety directed the picture, which was released in 1974. Kaz Garas, Charlene Holt, Ricardo Montalbán, Richard X. Slattery, Andrew Prine, and Anitra Ford also appeared in the film.
Cathy Lee Crosby TV Shows | Movies
- 1968 It Takes a Thief as Susan
- 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. as Carol Paterson
- 1972 Emergency! as Jenny Hollister
- 1972 Call Me by My Rightful Name as Ann Chris
- 1973 Barnaby Jones as Nancy Erdmore