Gene Lockhart


Actor
Gene Lockhart

About

Birth Place
London, Ontario, CA
Born
July 18, 1891
Died
March 31, 1957

Biography

Prolific, versatile character player, in films from the early 1920s. Daughter June Lockhart (born 1925) began appearing in movies in the 1940s and on TV in the 50s, notably in the series "Lassie" (1955-64) and "Lost in Space" (1965-66)....

Photos & Videos

Family & Companions

Kathleen Lockhart
Wife
Actor. Born 1881, died 1978.

Biography

Prolific, versatile character player, in films from the early 1920s. Daughter June Lockhart (born 1925) began appearing in movies in the 1940s and on TV in the 50s, notably in the series "Lassie" (1955-64) and "Lost in Space" (1965-66).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Jeanne Eagels (1957)
Equity Board President
Carousel (1956)
Starkeeper/Dr. Selden
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Bill Hawthorne
The Vanishing American (1955)
Blucher
World for Ransom (1954)
Alexis Pederas
Confidentially Connie (1953)
Dean [Edward E.] Magruder
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953)
Rev. Paul Edgett
The Lady Wants Mink (1953)
Mr. Heggie
Androcles and the Lion (1953)
Menagerie keeper
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953)
Tom Henderson
Hoodlum Empire (1952)
Senator Tower
Apache War Smoke (1952)
Cyril R. Snowden
Bonzo Goes to College (1952)
Clarence B. Gateson
A Girl in Every Port (1952)
"Doc" Garvey
Face to Face (1952)
Captain Archbold
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)
Jeff Brock
Rhubarb (1951)
Thaddeus J. Banner
The Big Hangover (1950)
Charles Parkford
Riding High (1950)
J. P. Chase
That Wonderful Urge (1949)
Judge
Red Light (1949)
Warni Hazard
The Sickle or the Cross (1949)
James Johnson
The Inspector General (1949)
The mayor
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)
Andrew L. Bush
Madame Bovary (1949)
J. Homais
Apartment for Peggy (1948)
Prof. Edward Bell
The Inside Story (1948)
Horace Taylor
I, Jane Doe (1948)
Arnold Matson
Joan of Arc (1948)
Georges de la Trémouille, the King's chief counselor
The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Vicomte D'Arceneaux
Honeymoon (1947)
Prescott
Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Peter Winterbottom
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)
Saxon
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Judge Henry X. Harper
Cynthia (1947)
Dr. Fred I. Jannings
Leave Her to Heaven (1946)
Dr. Saunders
Meet Me on Broadway (1946)
John Whittaker
The Strange Woman (1946)
Isaiah Poster
A Scandal in Paris (1946)
Chief of Police Richet
A Scandal in Paris (1946)
Chief of Police Richet
That's the Spirit (1945)
Jasper [Cawthorne]
The House on 92nd Street (1945)
Charles Ogden Roper
Going My Way (1944)
Ted Haines, Sr.
Man from Frisco (1944)
Joel Kennedy
Action in Arabia (1944)
Josef Danesco
Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
The beerbrewer Emil Czaka
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Molotov
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Ernst Willis
The Desert Song (1943)
Père Fan Fan
Find the Blackmailer (1943)
John M. Rhodes
Forever and a Day (1943)
Cobblewick
The Gay Sisters (1942)
Herschell Gibbon
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Carl Robelink
Juke Girl (1942)
Henry Madden
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Samuel Bacon, Esq.
Meet John Doe (1941)
Mayor Lovett
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
John Powers
One Foot in Heaven (1941)
Preston Thurston
International Lady (1941)
[Sidney] Grenner
The Sea Wolf (1941)
Dr. [Louis] Prescott
All That Money Can Buy (1941)
Squire Slossum
Billy the Kid (1941)
Dan Hickey
Geronimo (1940)
Gillespie
Edison, the Man (1940)
Mr. Taggart
Keeping Company (1940)
Mr. Hellman
South of Pago Pago (1940)
Lindsay
Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940)
George Winslow
A Dispatch from Reuters (1940)
Bauer
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Stephen Douglas
We Who Are Young (1940)
C. B. Beamis
His Girl Friday (1940)
Sheriff [Peter B.] Hartwell
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Thomas Sanders
Bridal Suite (1939)
Cornelius McGill
Our Leading Citizen (1939)
J. T. Tapley
I'm from Missouri (1939)
Porgie Rowe
Tell No Tales (1939)
Arno
Blackmail (1939)
William Ramey
Hotel Imperial (1939)
Elias
Of Human Hearts (1938)
Quid
Men Are Such Fools (1938)
Mr. Dalton
Listen, Darling (1938)
Mr. [Arthur] Drubbs
Algiers (1938)
Regis
Meet the Girls (1938)
Homer Watson
Sinners in Paradise (1938)
Senator [John P.] Corey
Blondie (1938)
C. P. Hazlip
A Christmas Carol (1938)
Bob Cratchit
Penrod's Double Trouble (1938)
Mr. [Frank] Schofield
Sweethearts (1938)
Augustus [Marlowe]
Mama Steps Out (1937)
Mr. Sims
Too Many Wives (1937)
Winfield Jackson
The Sheik Steps Out (1937)
Samuel P. Murdock
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Mr. Henning
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Mr. Murphy
Career Woman (1936)
Uncle Billy Burley
The First Baby (1936)
Mr. [Henry] Ellis
Earthworm Tractors (1936)
George Healey
The Garden Murder Case (1936)
[Edgar] Lowe Hammle
Wedding Present (1936)
Archduke Gustav Ernest
Mind Your Own Business (1936)
Bottles
Brides Are Like That (1936)
John Robinson
Come Closer, Folks (1936)
Elmer Woods
Times Square Playboy (1936)
P. H. [Ben also known as Pighead] Bancroft
Crime and Punishment (1935)
Mr. Lushin
Thunder in the Night (1935)
Gabor
Captain Hurricane (1935)
Captain Jeremiah Taylor
Storm over the Andes (1935)
"Cracker"
Star of Midnight (1935)
Horace Swayne
By Your Leave (1934)
Skeets
I've Been Around (1934)
"Sunny" Ames

Writer (Feature Film)

Forever and a Day (1943)
Screenwriter

Music (Feature Film)

Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Composer

Cast (Special)

His Honor, Homer Bell (1955)
Judge Homer Bell
Backbone of America (1953)
Uncle Cedric

Life Events

Photo Collections

Confidentially Connie - Lobby Cards
Here are a few Lobby Cards from Confidentially Connie (1953), starring Van Johnson and Janet Leigh. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
A Christmas Carol (1938) - Scene Stills
Here are several scene stills from MGM's A Christmas Carol (1938), starring Reginald Owen as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Videos

Movie Clip

Northern Pursuit (1943) - You Think This Is Cold? End of the opening narration (by Lou Marcelle (as in Casablanca, 1942), impressive simulated submarine, emergence of Nazi spy von Keller (Helmut Dantine), and seemingly unrelated Canadian skullduggery between Wills (Gene Lockhart) and Dagor (Bernard Nedell), from Raoul Walsh's Northern Pursuit, 1943, starring Errol Flynn.
Blackmail (1939) - White Or Whole Wheat? Oklahoma oil-rig fire fighter (Edward G. Robinson as John Ingram) returns home with his wife and son (Ruth Hussey, Bobs Watson) celebrating the opening of his own first well when he’s confronted by a drifter (Gene Lockhart as Ramey), who makes clear why he’s been sensitive about his past, in MGM’s Blackmail, 1939.
Blackmail (1939) - Don't Use A Nasty Word Like That Oklahoma oil-rig fire fighter (Edward G. Robinson as John Ingram) returns home with his wife and son (Ruth Hussey, Bobs Watson) celebrating the opening of his own first well when he’s confronted by a drifter (Gene Lockhart as Ramey), who makes clear why he’s been sensitive about his past, in MGM’s Blackmail, 1939.
Honeymoon (1947) - Every Smart Young Diplomat Franchot Tone is David, U.S. Consul in Mexico City receiving his local fiancée (Lina Romay), Gene Lockhart with his staff, then young Barbara (Shirley Temple) from Minnesota, needing help because her soldier fiancé (Guy Madison) couldn’t make their wedding date, in RKO’s Honeymoon, 1947.
Scandal In Paris (1946) - It Looks Made For You scandalinparis_itlooksmadeforyou_FC
Desert Song, The (1944) - One Alone Working in the song from the 1926 Sig Romberg operetta (lyrics credited to Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II and Frank Mandel), American Paul (Dennis Morgan) entertains the French commander (Bruce Cabot), joined by singer Margot (Irene Manning), but really alerting the local Moroccan rebels, Gene Lockhart the club owner, in The Desert Song, 1944.
Star Of Midnight (1935) - I Never Bit A Dog In My Life Star William Powell as lawyer and amateur detective Clay Dalzell is introduced, as friend Tim (Leslie Fenton) talks about his disappeared fianceè, butler Swayne (Gene Lockhart) offers booze, and gal pal Donna (Ginger Rogers) arrives, Russell Hopton on the phone, in the RKO Thin Man lookalike, Star Of Midnight, 1935.
Star Of Midnight (1935) - He Was Shot In The... Comical cops (Robert E. O’Connor, J. Farrell MacDonald) are leaving as lawyer and sometime sleuth Dalzell (William Powell) explains to kinda-girlfriend Donna (Ginger Rogers) that he got caught pretending he was on the phone with her, then she finds out he got shot, Gene Lockhart his butler, in Star Of Midnight, 1935.
Man In The Gray Flannel Suit, The (1956) - In That Chromium Jungle Writer-director Nunnally Johnson’s opening, New York, Grand Central, the train and Connecticut, introducing Gregory Peck, Gene Lockhart as fellow commuter Bill, picked up by spouse Jennifer Jones, in The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit, 1956, from the best-selling novel by Sloan Wilson.
Christmas Carol, A (1938) - My Name Is Scrooge Nephew Fred (Barry MacKay) is bidding farewell to Cratchit (Gene Lockhart) when two do-gooders (Halliwell Hobbes, Charles Coleman) solicit Scrooge (Reginald Owen) in MGM's A Christmas Carol, 1938.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - Ignorance Is No Obstacle Mourning Abe (Raymond Massey) departs New Salem to begin his legislative career, ending it in the following scene which introduces friendly rival Stephen Douglas (Gene Lockhart), in director John Cromwell's Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940, from Robert E. Sherwood's play and screenplay.
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (1940) - Self Made Man At a party hosted by the Edwards (Harvey Stephens, Dorothy Tree), we meet Mary Todd (Ruth Gordon), pursued by Douglas (Gene Lockhart), until Abe (Raymond Massey), with Joshua Speed (Minor Watson), arrives, in Abe Lincoln In Illinois, 1940.

Trailer

Penrod's Double Trouble - (Original Trailer) A missing boy's lookalike takes his place and raises havoc in Penrod's Double Trouble (1938).
Mama Steps Out - (Original Trailer) Alice Brady is a dizzy society matron running wild on the Riviera in Mama Steps Out (1937).
Girl In Every Port, A (1952) - (Original Trailer) Two sailors (Groucho Marx, William Bendix) invest in a racehorse in A Girl In Every Port (1952).
Find the Blackmailer - (Original Trailer) A mayoral candidate and a talking bird complicate a detective's search to Find The Blackmailer (1943).
Dr. Kildare Goes Home - (Original Trailer) For the fifth movie in the series Dr. Kildare Goes Home (1940) after his practitioner father collapses from overwork.
Dispatch From Reuters, A - (Original Trailer) An entrepreneur (Edward G. Robinson) builds an international news agency.
Cynthia -- (Original Trailer) 15-year old Elizabeth Taylor receives her first screen kiss in Cynthia (1947).
His Girl Friday -- (Original Trailer) Cary Grant does everything to keep his ex-wife and star reporter Rosalind Russell from re-marriage in Howard Hawks' classic comedy His Girl Friday (1940).
Brides Are Like That - (Original Trailer) A young man uses flattery to beat out a romantic rival in Brides Are Like That (1936).
Blackmail (1939) - (Original Trailer) Edward G. Robinson plays a man in prison on false charges who escapes to save his family from Blackmail (1939).
Abe Lincoln in Illinois - (Original Trailer) Raymond Massey portrays the rail-splitter in his journey from log cabin to the White House in Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940).
Going My Way - (Original Trailer) Eight Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor went to Going My Way (1944) the story of a young singing priest (Bing Crosby) in a new parish.

Family

J Coates Lockhart
Father
Tenor.
Ellen Delaney
Mother
Singer.
June Lockhart
Daughter
Actor. Born June 25, 1925, mother Kathleen Arthur.

Companions

Kathleen Lockhart
Wife
Actor. Born 1881, died 1978.

Bibliography