Linnea was born In Davenport, Iowa on May 27, 1958. Later she moved to California. While there her friends encouraged her into acting and modeling. Linnea is considered one of the horror industry’s most beloved “Scream Queens”. She is one of the biggest female stars in the B-horror movies. She has appeared many times in Fangoria magazine. She does work for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).