Linda Thompson - The Mother
Oscar-nominated, Grammy nominated, Emmy winning songwriter, Linda is also a former actress and model.
Her writing credits include Downing by The Backstreet Boys and Celine Dion's Miracle.
She has also written songs for Natalie Cole, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand and Monica and several other artists have recorded songs for which she has provided the lyrics in colaboration with other writers.
As an actress she appeared for 15 years on Hee Haw and also had guest roles on Beverly Hills 90210, CHiP's, Vegas, Starsky and Hutch and Fantasy Island.
A commited animal lover, Thompson is on the board of The Lange Foundation and a member of The American Humane Society.
She was co-chair of the Diabetes Assocaition for two years and serves on the auction committee for the Race to Erase MS.
Born in Memphis, Thompson was a theatre and English major at Memphis State University and lived in Grace Land with Elvis for five years.