June Lockhart was born on June 25,1925 and is an American actress, beginning a film career in the 1930s and 1940s in such films as A Christmas Carol and Meet Me in St Louis.
21 Facts About June Lockhart
June Lockhart primarily acted in 1950s and 1960s television, and with performances on stage and in film.
June Lockhart was born on June 25,1925, in New York City, New York.
June Lockhart made her film debut opposite her parents in a film version of A Christmas Carol in 1938.
In 1951, June Lockhart starred in Lawrence Riley's biographical play Kin Hubbard opposite Tom Ewell.
In 1955, June Lockhart appeared in an episode of CBS's Appointment with Adventure.
In 1958, June Lockhart was the narrator for Playhouse 90s telecast of the George Balanchine version of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, featuring Balanchine himself as Drosselmeyer, along with the New York City Ballet.
June Lockhart is best known for her roles as TV mothers, first as Ruth Martin, the wife of Paul Martin and the mother of Timmy Martin in the 1950s CBS series Lassie.
June Lockhart then starred as Dr Maureen Robinson in Lost in Space, which ran from 1965 to 1968 on CBS, opposite veteran actors Guy Williams and Jonathan Harris.
In 1965, June Lockhart played librarian Ina Coolbrith, first poet laureate of California, in the episode "Magic Locket" of the syndicated Western series, Death Valley Days.
June Lockhart was a regular in the ABC soap opera General Hospital during the 1980s and 1990s, and was a voice actor, providing the voice of Martha Day, the lead character in the Hanna-Barbera animated series These Are the Days on ABC during the 1970s.
In 1991, June Lockhart appeared as Miss Wiltrout, Michelle Tanner's kindergarten teacher on the TV sitcom Full House.
June Lockhart had a cameo in the 1998 film Lost in Space, based on the television series in which she had starred 30 years earlier.
In 2004, June Lockhart voiced the role of Grandma Emma Fowler in Focus on the Family's The Last Chance Detectives audio cases.
June Lockhart starred as James Caan's mother in an episode of Las Vegas in 2004.
June Lockhart has since guest-starred in episodes of Cold Case and Grey's Anatomy, in the 2007 ABC Family television film Holiday in Handcuffs, and in the 2007 feature film Wesley.
In February 2013, June Lockhart began filming for Tesla Effect, a video game that combines live-action footage with three-dimensional graphics, which was released in May 2014.
In 1948, June Lockhart received a Special Tony Award for Outstanding Performance by a Newcomer for her role on Broadway in For Love or Money.
June Lockhart donated her Tony Award to the Smithsonian Institution in 2008 for display in the museum's permanent entertainment archives.
June Lockhart married architect John Lindsay that same year, but they divorced in October 1970 and she has not remarried.
Politically active, Lockhart has been involved in the campaigns of Harry Truman, Adlai Stevenson II, John F Kennedy, Lyndon B Johnson, and Hubert Humphrey.