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Linda Fetters-Howard's make-up test for Star Trek V. the "Cat Dancer"

Linda Fetters (also known as Linda Fetters-Howard) is a former Hollywood stuntwoman who appeared as the three-breasted feline dancer on Nimbus III in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. She performed stunts together with William Shatner whom she attacked and who threw her into a water tank and was coordinated by stunt coordinator Glenn R. Wilder.

Fetters-Howard was born in Memphis, Tennessee and was married to actor Ken Howard, who was previously married to TOS guest star Louise Sorel, from 1992 until his death in 2016. A member of the SAMP (Stuntwomen's Association of Motion Pictures), she worked as president for the organization between 1994 and 1996 and is an honorary member today. [1] Fetters-Howard is also a contributing member to "Women in Film" and is supporting animal rights organizations together with her husband.

Prior to her work on Star Trek V, she worked as stuntwoman on films such as the comedy Not For Publication (1984), the fantasy comedy The Dirt Bike Kid (1985), the comedy Paramedics (1988, with Christopher McDonald, Ray Walston, and Sally Kellerman), the horror film Spellbinder (1988, with stunts by Doug and Eliza Coleman and Melodee M. Spevack), the action film L.A. Bounty (1989, with stunts by Robert Bralver, Bob Minor, and Branscombe Richmond), and the thriller Freeway Maniac (1989, with Gary Wayton).

Further stunt performances include the horror thriller After Midnight (1989, along with Sandy Berumen-Justus, Simone Boisseree, Paula Moody, Pat Romano, and Patricia Tallman), the action sequel Another 48 Hrs. (1989, stunt coordinated by Allan Graf), Emilio Estevez' action comedy Men at Work (1990), the horror comedy Mom (1991), the action adventure The Rocketeer (1991), the horror film Alligator II: The Mutation (1991, with Richard Lynch and Brock Peters and stunts by Gene LeBell, Dennis Madalone, B.J. Davis, and Chris Doyle), the comedy The Nutt House (1992), the drama Boiling Point (1993), Joel Schumacher's comic adaptation Batman Forever (1995), the action thriller Money Train (1995), the horror thriller The Relic (1997, with stunts by Jophery C. Brown and Denney Pierce), the comedy Gone Fishin' (1997), the thriller Hush (1998, with Maria Kelly), and the television drama A Vow to Cherish (1999).

Beside doubling for actresses such as Delta Burke, Jessica Lange, Barbara Eden, Rebecca De Mornay, Audrey Landers, Shirley Knight, Stella Stevens, and Piper Laurie, Fetters-Howard also performed stunts in television series such as Crime Story (1986, with Bill Smitrovich, Bill Campbell, and Danny Goldring), Rescue 911, The Flash, Quantum Leap (starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell), Sledge Hammer, Family Matters, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, and David Lynch's Twin Peaks (1991, with Mädchen Amick, Richard Beymer, Ray Wise, and Wendy Robie).

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