LYNDA CARTER The 1972 Miss World USA, and star of Wonder Woman during the 1970s, is a Mexican American. She was born Linda Jean Córdova Carter in Phoenix, Arizona. Her mother, Juana Córdova, is from Chihuahua, Mexico. Carter is an actress and singer. She has released three record albums and starred in dozens of TV shows and movies. Carter supports immigrant rights and has stated in interviews that she was against Arizona’s SB 1070.