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June Lockhart

June Lockhart

A Republican both active and conservative, she campaigned for Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

Also mother of Lizbeth Lockhart.

Ambassador of the California State Parks system.

Best remembered by the public for her starring role as Maureen Robinson in "Lost in Space" (1965) and as Timmy's mother on "Lassie" (1954).

Daughter Lizabeth Lockhart appeared on "Petticoat Junction" (1963).

Daughter of actors Gene Lockhart and Kathleen Lockhart, with both of whom she appeared in A Christmas Carol (1938).

Fascinated with space studies, the "Lost in Space" (1965) co-star spends a lot of time down at NASA making appearances at dinners and conventions with astronauts and their wives.

Grandmother of Carlyle Taylor, Zane Taylor, and Christianna Triolo.

In the 1950s, she was a panelist, along with White House correspondents, on the TV quiz show "Who Said That?" (1948). Ever since then, she has had an open invitation to attend White House press briefings, which she considers fun.

Interviewed about her sci-fi and horror TV and movie credits in Tom Weaver's book "They Fought in the Creature Features" (McFarland & Co., 1995).

Interviewed about her Western TV credits in the book "Wild Wild Westerners" by Tom Weaver (BearManor, 2012).

June hosted the 1966 "Miss Universe" pageant at the Jackie Gleason Studio in North Miami Beach.

Mother of Anne Lockhart

Mother-in-law of Adam C. Taylor.

She was an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War.

Won Broadway's 1948 Tony Award for Outstanding Performance by a Newcomer for her performance in the play "For Love or Money."