Terry Huntingdon

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Terry Huntingdon
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Terry Lynn Huntingdon
(1940-05-08) May 8, 1940 (age 75)
Mount Shasta, California, United States
Title(s) Miss California USA 1959, Miss USA 1959
Miss USA 1959 (Winner), Miss Universe 1959 (2nd runner-up)

Terry Lynn Huntingdon (born May 8, 1940) is an American beauty queen who won Miss USA 1959.

After winning the Miss California USA crown, Huntingdon went on to become California's first representative to achieve the title of "Miss USA." She is also the first Miss USA to win in her home state.

She was then second runner-up in the Miss Universe 1959 pageant.

Huntingdon made occasional television and film appearances. In her first television role in 1959 she appeared on Perry Mason as defendant Kitty Wynne in "The Case of the Bartered Bikini." She was a contestant on the television quiz show You Bet Your Life in 1960, hosted by Groucho Marx. She also appeared as Hecuba in the Three Stooges feature film The Three Stooges Meet Hercules.

Her daughter is actress Alexandra Tydings.

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