Cathy Lee Crosby Bio, Age, Husband, Wonder Woman

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Cathy Lee Crosby Biography

Cathy Lee Crosby, a former professional tennis player, is an American multi-talented actress, entertainer, writer, and producer. Crosby remains active in the entertainment industry and continues to work on various projects.

Cathy Lee has starred in over 75 feature films, mini-series and television productions. She starred in the first movie of the iconic comic book, Wonder Woman (1974). Up to date, it is the highest-rated show starring a female, ever, on television with a 49 share!.

She has her long-standing service to children and the less fortunate. The Royal Order of Saint John, the oldest humanitarian organization in the world, bestowed upon her the prestigious honor of being knighted “Lady Cathy Lee Crosby” in recognition of her accomplishments. Lee has tirelessly and passionately worked behind bars with confined youth since 1981.

She represented the U.S. in international tennis competition since the age of 12 and attained a career-high ranking of #7 in singles and #4 in doubles. She often played the game with her sister Linda Lou as her partner.

Lee served as Special Ambassador to Children for the United Nations. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Congressional Awards, she was nominated and confirmed by both the House and the Senate of the United States.

Crosby founded and served as Chairperson of the ‘Get High on Yourself Foundation’. She entertained the troops with Bob Hope on his last Christmas Tour of the Middle East.

Cathy Lee Crosby Age

Crosby was born On 2 December 1944 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is 78 years

Cathy Lee Crosby Family

Cathy Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California as the middle child in a family of three. She is the daughter of Linda Hayes, an actress, and Lou Crosby who was a scriptwriter and an announcer. She has two siblings: sisters Lucinda Crosby and Linda Lou Crosby. Her parents later separated, and her father moved to Australia.

Cathy Lee Crosby Husband

Crosby’s involvement in various philanthropic efforts, including working with the American Heart Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, shows that she has a passion for giving back. Crosby, who has one child, has been married twice.

Cathy Lee Crosby Joe Theismann Relationship

Cathy Crosby was in a relationship with Joe Theismann, an American former professional gridiron football player, sports commentator, corporate speaker, and restaurateur. They began their romantic relationship in the early 1980s and after seven and a half years of being together, Cathy and Joe’s relationship ended in 1991.

Cathy sued Joe after the end of their relationship for $4.5 million because he “abandoned his promise to financially support her.”

His response was with a suit for half her net worth. They ended up settling the matter out of court. According to her autobiography, Let the Magic Begin, Crosby declared bankruptcy to stop Joe’s litigation.

These allegations have however not been confirmed by other sources and the lawsuit documents were kept confidential.

Cathy Lee Crosby Wonder Woman

In 1974, she starred as the title character in the television film Wonder Woman. John Donald Francis Black wrote the television film. It is based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

Vincent McEveety directed the film and Cathy Lee, Kaz Garas, Charlene Holt, Ricardo Montalban, Richard X.Slattery, Andrew Prine, and Anitra Ford starred in it.

Cathy Lee Crosby Movies

  • Trackdown
  • Coach
  • The Dark
  • World War III,
  • Untamed Love (1994)
  • Ablaze (2001)
  • The Laughing Policeman
  • Ablaze
  • The Sons of Mistletoe
  • The Big Tease
  • Prayer Never Fails
  • Final Run
  • When the Cradle Falls
  • A Memory In My Heart
  • Lost Treasure of Dos Santos
  • The Last Guy on Earth
  • Roughnecks
  • Intimate Strangers
  • Shaft: The Capricorn Murders

Cathy Lee Crosby Net Worth

Being a veteran actress, Cathy Lee has earned handsomely through her career. She is estimated to have a net worth between $100,000 – $1M.

Cathy Lee Crosby Philanthropy

Many charitable foundations, including the Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Children’s Hospital, City of Hope, the USO, and Babies with AIDS, have benefitted from her active involvement.

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