Gene Lockhart

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Gene Lockhart

Canadian character actor, singer, and playwright add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1891.

Countries: United States (33%), Sweden (33%), United Kingdom (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ingrid Bergman, Les Paul, Kathleen Lockhart

Linked to: Juilliard School, Toronto Argonauts, London Oratory School, Keeping Company

 

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Gene Lockhart was born in 1891 add something


1916

He made his Broadway debut in 1916, in the musical " The Riviera Girl" add something


1922

He made his film debut in the 1922 version of "Smilin' Through", as the Rector, but did not make his sound debut until 1934 in the film "By Your Leave", where he played the playboy Skeets add something


1924

Kathleen Lockhart - An actress and musician, Kathleen got her start on the stage in Britiain and emigrated to the United States in 1924, upon her marriage to Canadian-born actor Gene Lockhart


1941

Les Paul - They had two children, Gene , born in 1941 and named after actor-songwriter Gene Lockhart, and Russell , born 1944, before divorcing in 1949


1948

He played the suspicious Georges de la Trémouille, the Dauphin's chief counselor, in the famous 1948 film, "Joan of Arc", starring Ingrid Bergman add something


1956

He is fondly remembered as the Starkeeper in the 1956 film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel" add something


1957

His last film role was that of the Equity Board President in the 1957 film "Jeanne Eagels" add something


Gene Lockhart died in 1957 add something

 

Lockhart died April 1, 1957, from a coronary thrombosis at the age of 65 in St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, California add something