Lyndall Hobbs

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Lyndall Hobbs
Born Australia
Residence Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation Film director, producer and interior designer
Years active 1970s–present
Spouse(s) Chris Thompson (divorced)
Partner(s) Al Pacino
Children 2

Lyndall Hobbs is an Australian film director and producer.

Life and career[edit]

Hobbs was born in Australia. She spent a considerable period of her life 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 entitled Dead on Time. In 1987, she directed her first full-length feature film entitled 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.[1]

Hobbs now works as an interior designer and resides in Hollywood Hills.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Hobbs has a daughter named Lola Rose Thompson, with television producer/writer Chris Thompson.[1] Hobbs was also in a seven-year relationship with actor Al Pacino.[3] She has also adopted a son named Nick David Hobbs, during her relationship with Pacino.[1]


  1. ^ a b c In Her Father's Eyes,
  2. ^ About Lyndall
  3. ^ "Miller's Crossing", People magazine Vol. 40, No 23, dated 6 December 1993

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