Updated: April 01, 2021
DEANNA LUND PHOTO GALLERY #03
Deanna Lund (born May 30, 1937) is an American film and television actress
best remembered for her role in the Irwin Allen television series Land of
the Giants, where she played the character of Valerie Ames Scott.
Early life after the series was cancelled, she married co-star Don Matheson,
but they were divorced in the late 1970s. Their daughter Michele Matheson is
an accomplished actress herself. Lund is an alum of Rollins College in
Winter Park, Florida.
In 1995, she dated Larry King, and the couple got engaged five weeks after
they met. However, the relationship soon broke off.
Career Valerie in Giantland, a novella written by Lund, is based on the Land
of the Giants series, and set ten years later; written from the point of
view of Lund's character, Valerie Ames. She also played the lead role in the
1989 Christmas horror film Elves.