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Sondra Locke: Actor whose career was overshadowed by her association with Clint Eastwood

  • Sondra Locke’s journey through the triumphs and tragedies of fame is a plot worthy of its own Hollywood film. Inspired by the “magic window” of her local cinema, she went on to clinch her first role in 1968’s The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – for which she gained an Oscar nomination. Bayne married Alfred Locke, a carpenter, four years later.


1969Academy AwardActress in a Supporting RoleThe Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (film)Nominated
1969Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (film)Nominated