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However, she is most prominently known for the role of Krystle Carrington, the devoted wife of Blake Carrington (played by John Forsythe) in the 1980s ABC prime time soap opera Dynasty, a role she played from 1981 to 1989.
In 1977, she starred with James Franciscus and Ralph Bellamy in the espionage drama series Hunter, though the show lasted for only 13 episodes.Watch as he shares an intimate rarity about their time as a couple and why she is one of the "most amazing human beings" he's ever met.More from this episode More from Oprah: Where Are They Now?In films, Evans co-starred with Lee Marvin and Robert Shaw in a 1979 thriller, Avalanche Express, and in 1980 she co-starred in one of Steve Mc Queen's final films, the western Tom Horn.In 1980, Evans was cast as Forsythe's wife, Krystle Carrington, in Aaron Spelling's opulent new prime time soap opera, Dynasty.Linda Evans, who will be forever remembered as Krystle Carrington from "Dynasty," has penned a memoir called "Recipes for Life." It turns out the blonde stunner is quite adept behind a stove and loves to entertain.
Evans, who just turned 69, also seems like one of the nicest persons on the planet.
Intended as ABC's answer to the hit CBS series Dallas, the show first aired in January 1981.
Although initially sluggish in the ratings, audience figures improved after the show was revamped and British actress Joan Collins was brought in to play opposite Evans and Forsythe as the evil Alexis Carrington.
Linda Evans: I’m a lover of food and I look to cook. Evans: Julia Child, ‘Mastering the Art of French Cooking’ was the first cookbook I ever got. FOX411: So how did you became friends with Bo Derek and Ursula Andress, who was John Derek's wife before you? If John Derek had chosen lousy wives I wouldn’t have been their friends, if they weren’t beautiful human beings. I went through stages, but what’s really wonderful is when you take your mind off of all of the men and you put all your energy onto you, and you don’t get caught up in the past and "he should of"and "what if "and put your mind on something else than you can have a great life! I’m so grateful that John did that because he wanted me to stop working, period.
My favorite food to cook is the dish that the person in front of me wants to eat. When I could make a hollandaise sauce and could put it on things I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. It was easy for me to be friends with them because I really liked them. I never would have had ‘Dynasty’ and the men that I loved after that.
And then, when all this happened, I was at least halfway responsible for some serious pain she went through.” Over the years when Derek would see Evans, the actress was “very gracious and kind.” She had even run into Evans the day before speaking with Interview and said, “she was just as fabulous and wonderful as ever. She dropped out of school and when she turned 18, they returned to the states. Derek and longtime partner, actor John Corbett, live in Santa Ynez, Calif., and she reflected on the scandal she was involved in decades ago. “I don't know why I never put it together, being responsible for the breakup of their marriage, but the dots didn't connect for a while. Some people could say it was meant to be, though, because I was with him until he died.