Kathleen Lockhart

Kathleen Lockhart (née Arthur; 9 August 1894 – 18 February 1978) was a British-American actress.[1]

Kathleen Lockhart
Kathleen Arthur

(1894-08-09)9 August 1894
Died18 February 1978(1978-02-18) (aged 83)
Years active1933-1959
Gene Lockhart
(m. 1924; died 1957)
ChildrenJune Lockhart

Early life

On August 9, 1894, Lockhart was born as Kathleen Arthur in Southsea, Hampshire, England.[2]


Lockhart's entertainment career began on the stage in Britain.

Lockhart appear on stage and in Hollywood films for almost forty years. Lockhart has more than 30 film credits.[3]

Lockhart and her husband, Gene, occasionally starred opposite each other, most notably as Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (1938). Lockhart's daughter, June Lockhart also appeared with them in that film, portraying their daughter.

After 1957, Lockhart retired from acting and made no more film appearances, except for a small role in The Purple Gang (1960).

Lockhart has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard.[2]


Personal life

In 1924, Lockhart immigrated to the United States. Lockhart's husband was Gene Lockhart (died 1957), an actor. Lockhart had a daughter June Lockhart. Lockhart's granddaughter is Anne Lockhart.[2]

On February 18, 1978, Lockhart died in Los Angeles, California following a long illness.[2] Lockhart is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.[11]

See also


  1. Kathleen Lockhart paperwork re naturalization as a United States Citizen, dated 10 February 1950, ancestry.com; accessed 9 October 2015.
  2. "Kathleen Lockhart". Hollywood Walk of Fame. February 8, 1960. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  3. "Kathleen Lockhart". afi.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  4. "Times Square Playboy (1936)". tcm.turner.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  5. "Mr. Cinderella (1936)". IMDb. October 23, 1936. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  6. "A Christmas Carol (1938)". afi.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  7. "Lady in the Lake (1947)". tcm.turner.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  8. "Gentleman's Agreement (1947)". tcm.turner.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  9. "The Genn Miller Story (1953)". IMDb. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  10. "The Purple Gang (1960)". tcm.turner.com. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  11. "Kathleen Lockhart". Find a Grave. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
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