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Lydia Clarke


Born - 14 April 1923, Two Rivers, Wisconsin, USA
Died - 3 September 2018

Dark-haired American actress of patrician looks, married to Charlton Heston from 1944 to his death in 2008. Initially bent on an acting career, she worked in theatre from 1945 before entering films in the 1950s: The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), a leading role in The Atomic City (1952) and Bad for Each Other (1953). She then opted for a career as a photographer, credited as stills photographer on her husband's The Omega Man (1971) and Mother Lode (1984). She also appeared as an actress in his film Will Penny in 1967.