Johnny Carson has been known as the “King of Late Night TV” for almost 3 decades. This is around 4 times more than his predecessors, Steve Allen and Jack Paar. They were wonderful hosts, but Carson is the one who took the show to new heights.
Carson and Ed McMahon worked for years to entertain the show’s guests and the audience alike. One of Carson’s interviews recently with Lynda Carter, who played the 1st Wonder Woman in 1975, gained popularity.
Carter joins Carson, Ed McMahon, and the other guests on “The Tonight Show,” all dressed in a beautiful black short dress. She talks to the host about her role as Wonder Woman and how the stunt scenes were performed.
She tells Carson that all her life, she has always wanted to join show business and become an actress. She started as a singer and did several shows at school. Carter tells everyone that she won the Miss USA title in 1972 and moved to Hollywood to study acting.
Soon, she started getting minor roles in TV and then landed an audition for Wonder Woman. She was so impressed with “The Dinah Shore Chevy Show” that she told everyone, “I want to do that.”
She is glad that she is a part of the Wonder Woman series as it will be helpful to boost her career. Meanwhile, she got the movie “Desperado” with Marjo Gortner. Carter talks about unemployment even after doing a two and half hour show. She tells Carson that the misconception with everyone is that they don’t understand that everyone starts as a fresher and faces the same problems as a newcomer.
Many Wonder Woman fans have left messages for the celebrity on the online video clip. One person posted, “Lynda Carter is equally iconic as the character she portrayed.” While another wrote, “Carson was trying hard to hide his feelings. I believe the King of Late-Night TV was not prepared to look at this gorgeous woman in the eye and not be enchanted by her beauty.”