Linda Cardellini was born on June 25, 1975 in Redwood City, California. Initially, she appeared as a contestant in the game show The Price Is Right. Later, she became the lead in a children's show called Bone Chillers. Since then, she has appeared in numerous television shows like 3rd Rock from the Sun, Boy Meets World, Kenan and Kel, Step by Step, Clueless, Pacific Paradise and The Twilight Zone just to name a few. Her film credits include Good Burger, Dying to Live, Scooby-Doo and Legally Blonde. Presently, she is part of the television series ER as Samantha Taggart.
Samantha Taggart is a nurse and a single mother to son Alex. She eventually develops a relationship with Luka
. But in the course of time, Steve, Alex's father, returns and tries to push away Luka
. Steve's intention does not prevail as Samantha and Luka
move in together.