It had to be more than just pure entertainment."But as cable television exploded onto the scene it became more of a challenge to get ratings and Lindsay decided to take a break from acting and focus more on spiritual healing.
Lindsay says she had always had a certain interest in spirituality and felt that there was more to life than conventional religions said."I was brought up a Christian, but I felt that everything was so rigid.
I wanted to be close to God, but all these religions seemed to distance me from him."So in her late teens she started to study other eastern and western religions.
Acting class was a place where I could express my emotions in a safe environment.
It helped me realise that I had nothing to be ashamed of. I was only 12 and it really helped."Talent scouts spotted Lindsay when she was still quite young but her "angel" advised against becoming a child actor because of all the problems that can bring."He told me that as an adult I would make a better actor and I would know when the time was right."Time has aged her face, and yet as she talks passionately about her spirituality it comes alive and the years disappear.
But at the end of the film, Jaime's body rejects the organs, killing her.
But the popularity of the character led to Universal bringing Jaime back to life in true TV fashion using cryogenics, and giving her her own hit show – The Bionic Woman.On one hand I was being told that I was really bright, and on the other being told I was lazy and should try harder, but I was trying as hard as I could, I just couldn't make sense of the words."But it is because of this undiagnosed dyslexia that Lindsay got into acting."I really wanted to be a psychologist but there was no way I could get the grades."The father of a child she babysat for was an acting coach and he had suggested years earlier that she try acting as way of dealing with her bottled-up emotions."He was one of my angels," says Lindsay."There have been a few people in my life who have guided and helped me and I call them my angels.Lindsay struggled at school despite being exceptionally bright.Years later, in her mid- 30s, while visiting a school for children with dyslexia Lindsay recognised herself."No-one really knew about dyslexia when I was at school."I would bottle it all up inside and cover it up by being the funny one.