A warmhearted retrospective with ‘Big Valley’ cowgirl Linda Evans

Image Credit: AF Archive / Alamy / ABC Photo Archives

“Know your lines and show up on time.” In spite of a dreadful audition for director Arnold Laven on the set of the Sam Peckinpah scripted Glory Guys, Linda Evans persisted and won her breakout role as Audra Barkley on ABC’s The Big Valley. Greenlit in the wake of Bonanza’s ratings domination on a rival network, the 1965–1969 family western costarred future Six Million Dollar

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