'Wonder Woman' Star Lynda Carter Pens Birthday Tribute to Husband Robert Weeks after His Death

Laura Beatham
Feb 24, 2021
03:20 P.M.
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"Wonder Woman," Lynda Carter wrote a birthday tribute for her late husband, weeks after announcing his death. 


From "Wonder Woman," Lynda Carter shared a birthday tribute for her late husband, Robert Altman, a few weeks after announcing his death at the beginning of February. 

Carter shared a photo of herself and Altman all dressed up. She wore a gold shirt with flared sleeves, while her late husband wore a t-shirt under a black blazer for the photo. 

Lynda Carter and her late husband, Robert Altman, pictured at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, 2015, Washington, DC. | Photo: Getting Images


Alongside the photo that showed the couple smiling, Carter wrote a tribute message for his birthday. She shared that the day brought back wonderful memories for her. 

She continued and wrote she did not think it was possible to miss him any more than she already did and that she could feel his presence in her heart. She penned in the caption:

"Today brings back all the wonderful memories of our life together. I didn’t think it was possible to miss you more than I already do."


Carter announced his passing on February 10, 2021. She shared a black and white throwback photo of the couple from when they were much younger. 

Along with the photo, she shared a touching message and shared that he had passed away a week earlier. Carter shared he would always be the love of her life. 

The former "Wonder Woman" star then penned an emotional message to her husband.


The couple had been married for 37 years, which Carter described as a gift. She wrote that she hopes others will experience the passion they had in their lifetimes. 

The couple has two grown-up children, Jessica and James. Carter wrote they had been so grateful for their children, and they meant so much to their father. She wrote in her post:

"They are the lights of my life, and were the greatest joy of Robert’s. I see so much of Robert in them, and I know he lives on through them. "


Carter thanked all her fans who had sent messages of condolences and support and wrote that the family had enjoyed reading about the many stories of fans meeting him at different events. 

The former "Wonder Woman" star then penned an emotional message to her husband. She described him as the most honorable person she had ever met. 

Altman had been the founder and CEO of ZeniMax. The company is one of the biggest video game publishers. They famously made software for games such as "Doom" and "Wolfenstein."

No cause of death has been reported yet. Carter and Altman had just celebrated their 37th anniversary a few weeks before his death. He is survived by Lynda and their two children.