Lynda Carter Shares Emotional Tribute After Death Of Her Husband Of 37 Years
Lynda Carter has shared the sad news that her husband of 37 years, Robert A. Altman, has passed away. Today, she took to Instagram to pay tribute to Altman, who died one week ago at the age of 73. The former Wonder Woman actress had been married to Altman, a lawyer and businessman, since 1984, and they shared two children together.
Lynda Carter has written an emotional tribute to her late husband one week after his death.
On Instagram, Carter posted to confirm that Robert A. Altman, her husband of 37 years, has passed away. Sharing a throwback picture of the pair, she remembered him as "the love of my life" and "the most honorable person that I have ever had the privilege to know."
Lynda Carter mourns the loss of husband Robert A. Altman
"One week ago, my beloved husband Robert A. Altman passed away," Carter wrote on Instagram. "Robert is the love of my life and he always will be.
"Our 37 years of marriage were an extraordinary gift. We shared the passion I hope everyone is lucky enough to experience in their lifetime. We protected each other and were each other’s champions always," the tribute continued.
Carter and Altman had two children together, son James (b. 1988) and daughter Jessica (b. 1990). On behalf of the family, the actress thanked fans for their condolences, which have come since Altman's death was announced on Feb. 4.
She concluded the tribute with an emotional address: "To Robert: You are the most honorable person that I have ever had the privilege to know. And I got to be your wife and the mother of your children. Thank you for giving me all the love in my life.
"Nothing could prepare our family for this moment, but we will do our best to follow our dreams and honor the legacy you've left behind. I will love you always and forever."
Lynda Carter & Robert A. Altman celebrated 37 years in 2021
Carter and Altman had just celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary in January, when the ex-Wonder Woman actress had once more celebrated their time together. "After 37 years, I'm still thankful to wake up next to you each day," she wrote on Jan. 29, sadly just a few days before Altman would pass away.
Altman's video game company, ZeniMax Media, announced his passing on Feb. 4, the day following his death. He died of complications from a medical procedure, according to The Washington Post. He was 73.