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Lydia Clarke

Lydia Clarke
Lydia Clarke with husband Charlton Heston at their hilltop Beverly Hills home, 1960.
Personal information
Birth nameLydia Marie Clarke
Birth dateApril 14, 1923(age 93)
Place of birthTwo Rivers, Wisconsin,
United States
SpouseCharlton Heston (March 17, 1944-April 5, 2008) (his death) (2 children).

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Lydia Marie Clarke (born April 14, 1923) is an American actress and the widow of Academy Award-winning actor Charlton Heston.

She was born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. She married Charlton Heston on March 17, 1944, and their marriage lasted for 64 years until his death on April 5, 2008. They had two children: Fraser Clarke Heston and Holly Heston Rochell. She is also a breast cancer survivor having undergone a mastectomy in 1991.


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