Linda Pride is the wife of Dwayne Cassius Pride and the mother of Laurel Pride. Linda was first seen the the NCIS: New Orleans backdoor episode, Crescent City (Part I). She was mentioned in the episode, Breaking Brig where it was suggested she and Dwayne were in a strained relationship. In Master of Horror, she physically appeared to return Halloween decorations to her husband. There, Agent Brody learnt she prefers to be called "Linda" and not "Mrs Pride."
Linda is portrayed by Paige Turco, best known for her role as April O'Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III.