American-born writer, actress, director and producer Anne Lockhart can trace her theatrical roots back to over a hundred years ago when her great grandfather John Coates Lockhart took the music halls of England by storm, performing in his capacity as a veteran concert singer. Both her mum June Lockhart and her grandparents Kathleen and Gene Lockhart have also made their marks in the world of entertainment.
She made her acting debut at the tender age of 4 when she played the starring role of Annie on the set of T is for Tumbleweed – an academy award nominated movie in the category of Best Live Action Short Movie. In her professional career that has spanned above 50 years, Anne Lockhart has made appearances in more than sixty TV series and several movies but her big break came when she portrayed the character of Lieutenant Sheba in Battlestar Galactica – the original series which was shown in 1978. Her acting career commenced in 1965 and some of her TV credits include; Magnum, P.I. which took to the air in 1980, Simon & Simon and The Fall Guy which were both released the next year in 1981. 1982 saw her on the set of Knight Rider and in 1983, she made an appearance in Diagnosis Murder and was on the set of Murder, She Wrote which came in 1984.
Apart from T is for Tumbleweed, her other movie credits include; Just Tell Me You Love Me – a 1978 release, Young Warriors and Hambone and Hillie, both of which came in 1983. Her other films are; 1989 Dark Tower, Bug Buster (1998) and Big Bad John (1990). Anne has voiced many notable roles as a voice artist, she is also an expert in horse riding which she does competitively, winning several championships in reining, cutting, team penning, and barrel racing.
She came into the world as Anne Kathleen Maloney in New York City on the 6th of September 1953 under the zodiac sign of Virgo. Born to one of the leading families of the American theatre, she is among the fourth generation of performers to bear the Lockhart name. Although her right surname is Maloney, she took on her mother’s maiden name of Lockhart as her stage name. Her country of birth indicates her American nationality but she is of white ethnicity. Her mum June Lockhart was a veteran actress while her dad Dr. John Maloney was her mother’s first spouse. Anne was brought up in California alongside her sibling named Junie, a mention was made of another sister named Elizabeth Lockhart.
A closer look at her educational background reveals that Anne Lockhart was a student at Marymount High School till she got to her senior year, She moved over to Verde Valley School located in Sedona, Arizona where she made her debut stage appearance in a school play. No mention was made of the higher institutions she attended if any.
Family: Spouse, Children, Parents
Anna Lockhart comes from a long line of entertainers. Generations of her family members from her maternal side were notable artists in different fields of the entertainment industry. Her mum is June Lockhart – a notable actress, her grandparents Kathleen and Gene Lockhart were both acclaimed as competent artists during their time while her great grandfather John Coates Lockhart functioned as a proficient concert singer of the oldies, performing in music halls in England. Her family members on her father’s side were not involved in entertainment but her dad has been identified as Dr. John F. Maloney, the first man her mum got married to.
The celebrated artist is presently the widow of Adam Carlyle Taylor, an assistant director, they tied the connubial knot on the 24th of December 1986 and their wedding was a private affair. Adam was the son and grandson of actors Buck Taylor and Dub Taylor respectively. Their union lasted till the death of her husband which occurred on the 4th of June 1994 from injuries he sustained during an accident. Before then, they were already parents to Zane and Carly. According to Anne Lockhart, her marriage was a happy one and her late husband was an understanding spouse. She found it very difficult to get over his death and has never remarried since rather, she prefers to be a single mother to her two children.
Anne Lockhart is of average build with a height of 5 feet 6 inches which is the same as 1.69m. Her body weight has never been listed but she looks physically fit. She comes with light brown hair and eyes of the same color.