Pop Culture: Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter Suits up as Wonder Woman
There has been talk of a new Wonder Woman television series forever. So why haven’t any of those projects come to fruition? Two words: Lynda Carter. Nearly out of money and close to returning home to Arizona, Carter landed the starring role in The New Adventures of Wonder Woman as Wonder Woman and her alter ego Diana Prince. Her sincere performance quickly endeared her to fans and critics alike. More than 30 years after first taking on the role, Carter is still closely identified with Wonder Woman. Now that’s a Latina superhero we can be proud of! 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.