Lyndall Hobbs

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Lyndall Hobbs
Born1952 (age 65–66)
ResidenceHollywood Hills, California, United States
OccupationFilm director, producer and interior designer
Years active1970s–present
Spouse(s)Chris Thompson (divorced)
Partner(s)Al Pacino

Lyndall Hobbs (born 1952) is an Australian film director and producer.

Life and career[edit]

Hobbs was born in Australia in 1952.[1][2] She spent many years in the United Kingdom, during which time she directed the documentary film Steppin' Out (1979) featuring the UK act Secret Affair, and hosting Hobb's Choice television show, before moving to Hollywood in the United States.

In 1983, she directed a short film, Dead on Time. In 1987, she directed her first full-length feature film, Back to the Beach starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. Hobbs has also worked in episodic television directing episodes of Parker Lewis Can't Lose and The Wonder Years in 1990 and 1991, respectively.

Her life story was documented on Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Australian Story episode "In Her Father's Eyes" in 2007.[3]

Hobbs now works as an interior designer and resides in Hollywood Hills.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Hobbs has a daughter, Lola Rose Thompson, with television producer/writer Chris Thompson.[3] Hobbs was in a seven-year relationship with actor Al Pacino.[5] She adopted a son, Nick David Hobbs, during her relationship with Pacino.[3]


  1. ^ Carolyn Webb (2014-03-19). "What a Life: Melbourne's Lyndall Hobbs spills beans on a star-studded past". Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  2. ^ "Australian Story - In Her Father's Eyes - Transcript". 2007-07-30. Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  3. ^ a b c "Australian Story :: In Her Father's Eyes". 2007-07-30. Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  4. ^ "About Los Angeles interior designer Lyndall Hobbs". Retrieved 2016-05-23.
  5. ^ "Miller's Crossing", People magazine Vol. 40, No 23, dated 6 December 1993

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