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Wonder Woman’s Lynda Carter heartbroken after ‘love of my life’ husband of 37 years dies

Lynda Carter has announced that her husband of 37 years has passed away, as she posted a sweet tribute to Robert A. Altman.

The Wonder Woman star of the 80s has shared her devastation at Robert’s passing, aged 73, a week after his death.

The 69-year-old actress, who became a TV icon for her portrayal of the female super hero, married Robert in 1984 and they had two children, Jessica and James.

Lynda shared a couple of black and white photos of the pair in their early days of courting along with a tribute as she shared how heartbroken that the “love of my life” was no longer with her.

Writing on Instagram, Lynda shared: “One week ago, my beloved husband Robert A. Altman passed away.

“Robert is the love of my life and he always will be.”

Lynda continued: “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.”

Lynda, who is a former Miss World USA, said that the “greatest joy of Robert’s [life],” which was their children.

She added: “I see so much of Robert in them, and I know he lives on through them.”

Lynda also addressed her fans, writing: “Jessica, James, and I want to say thank you. We especially love hearing about the times you met Robert at concerts or through his work in the gaming world. He loved meeting you and hearing your stories.”

Robert was CEO of video game company ZeniMax and his cause of death is currently unclear.

His son James has commented that his passing was “untimely”.

Lynda then shared a further tribute 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 honour the legacy you’ve left behind. I will love you always and forever.”

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