Linda Yellen
New York City, U.S.
Alma materBarnard College, B.A.
Columbia University, PhD.
Occupation(s)Film/television director, producer and writer
Years active1971–present

Linda Yellen is an American director, producer and writer of film and television, (born in New York City).

As a producer some of her credits are Playing for Time (1980), The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (1982) and Second Serve (1986).

Some of her credits as a director include Northern Lights (1997), The Simian Line (2001), William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011) and The Last Film Festival (2016) which stars Dennis Hopper in his final acting role.[1]

Linda's projects have received 2 Peabodys, 7 Emmys, including a Primetime Emmy Award as a producer for Playing for Time in 1981, 1 Silver Nymph and 2 Christophers.[2] She is an alumna of Barnard College and Columbia University.[3] Linda's films have been shown at Cannes, Sundance [1], New York, Hamptons, Monte Carlo, Aspen, Banff, Palm Springs, Nashville, Santa Fe International, and Deauville Film Festivals. Additionally, Linda's projects have been nominated for a Golden Globe and a Writers Guild Award.


Year Title Role Notes
1971 Come Out, Come Out! Director, Co-Writer Feature
1976 Prospera Director Short
1977 Looking Up Director, producer Feature
1979 Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure Executive Producer, Producer Television movie
1980 Hardhat and Legs Producer Television movie
1980 Playing for Time Producer Television movie
1982 The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana Executive Producer, Writer Television movie
1983 Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner Without a Name, Cell Without a Number Director, producer, writer Television movie
1986 Second Serve Executive Producer Television movie
1988 Liberace: Behind the Music Executive Producer Television movie
1989 Hunt for Stolen War Treasures Executive Producer Television movie
1989 Sweet Bird of Youth Executive Producer Television movie
1993 Chantilly Lace Director, producer, writer Feature
1994 Parallel Lives Director, producer, writer Cable movie
1995 End of Summer Director, producer, writer Cable movie
1997 Northern Lights Director, writer Television movie
2002 The Simian Line Director, producer, writer Feature
2003 Everybody Wins Executive Producer Feature
2011 William & Catherine: A Royal Romance Director, producer, writer Television movie
2016 The Last Film Festival Director, producer, writer Feature
2017 The Spilling Director Short
2018 Fluidity Director, writer, producer Feature
2022 Chantilly Bridge Director, Co-Writer Feature


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  2. ^ "Primetime Emmy Award and Nominations for Linda Yellen". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
  3. ^ "Overview for Linda Yellen". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved November 4, 2011.