Birth Date: July 18, 1891
Birth Place: London, Ontario, Canada
Also Credited as: Eugene Lockhart
Date of Death: March 31, 1957 / Age: 65
Location of Death: Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death: coronary thrombosis
Biography: Gene Lockhart (1891-1957) was a Canadian character actor, singer and popular composer. Lockhart had a long stage career; he also wrote professionally and taught acting, but is remembered for his film work. He often played villains but had a great succession of "good guy" supporting roles including Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol and the judge in Miracle on 34th Street.
Lockhart was the husband of Kathleen Lockhart, the father of June Lockhart and the grandfather of Anne Lockhart.
He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard.