Kathleen Lloyd

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Kathleen Lloyd
Kathleen Gackle

(1948-09-13) September 13, 1948 (age 75)
Other namesKathy Lloyd
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  • Actress
  • musician
Years active1970-2004

Kathleen Lloyd (also credited as Kathleen Gackle) (born September 13, 1948)[1][2] is an American actress and musician known for her role as the female lead in The Missouri Breaks (1976), opposite Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson. She also appeared in the horror films The Car (1977) and It Lives Again (1978).

Early years[edit]

Lloyd was born in Santa Clara, California.[1][2] She is the daughter of a poultry farmer from Santa Maria, California. She had also been a musician, and her mother had been a flamenco dancer.[3] She left the University of California, Los Angeles to venture into acting after winning a Hugh O'Brian Acting Award.[4]


Lloyd made more than eighty screen appearances between 1970 and 2003, almost all in television series, including a recurring role as Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin on Magnum, P.I. from 1983 to 1988. She also had recurring roles on The Gangster Chronicles as Stella Siegel, and Hill Street Blues as Nurse Linda Wulfawitz.

In the early-to-mid-1970s, Lloyd was billed sometimes as Kathy Lloyd and sometimes as Kathleen Gackle.[5]



  1. ^ a b "Kathleen Lloyd - Classic SciFi TV Guide". Retrieved April 25, 2024.
  2. ^ a b "Kathleen Lloyd". Listal. Retrieved April 25, 2024.
  3. ^ Kleiner, Dick (May 16, 1976). "Kathleen Lloyd's big-time break". Brownwood Bulletin. Texas, Brownwood. p. 33. Archived from the original on July 2, 2023. Retrieved March 12, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Windeler, Robert (May 31, 1976). "Brando and Nicholson Aside, Kathleen Lloyd Still Keeps Herself Down on the Farm". People. Archived from the original on June 16, 2018. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "Thursday TV Program". The Gastonia Gazette. North Carolina, Gastonia. March 15, 1973. p. 37. Archived from the original on June 16, 2018. Retrieved June 15, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. Open access icon
  6. ^ Erman, John (February 25, 1970), I Love You Charlie, I Love You Abby, Room 222, archived from the original on February 1, 2023, retrieved February 1, 2023

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