American songwriter/lyricist and actress, Linda Thompson was born May 23, 1950, in Memphis, Tennessee. Crowned queen in several beauty pageants, Linda Thompson had a brief relationship with Elvis Presley which lasted about 3.5 years. She married composer David Foster
in 1991 and the duo also collaborated on several songwriting projects, most notably the Grammy-nominated song "I Have Nothing" (sung by Whitney Houston
in the soundtrack of The Bodyguard) and the Emmy-winning "The Concert for World Children's Day". Linda Thompson and David Foster have, however, separated.
Only use when credited to Linda Thompson. When credited as Linda Thompson-Foster, Linda Thompson-Jenner, Linda Jenner, or variations thereof, please use those as PAN.
Not to be confused with the British folk and folk rock singer/songwriter, Linda Thompson.