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Who is Gena Gale Burghoff? Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth, Fast Facts

Gena Gale Burghoff, daughter of Gary Burghoff, is a well-known actress, pianist and painter. She is also a renowned professional actress. Gena, unlike her father, has achieved success in fields other than acting.

So what exactly is Gary’s daughter doing? Here’s everything you need to know about Gena and her life off-screen, including her family and her husband.

Gena Gale Burghoff Parents and Biography

Gena was born on July 20, 1975 in Santa Monica, California, to Gary Burghoff and Janet Gale. His father is a well-known actor and musician best recognized for playing Charlie Brown in the Peanuts comic strip. His mother, Janet, on the other hand, is quite the adventurer.

He frequently travels the world with his motorhome. She sometimes travels alone and with her older brother, Jim Gale. As for Gena’s parents’ marriage, it lasted from 1971 to 1979. After that, her mother remained single, while her father married Elisabeth Bostrom in 1985. They divorced in 2005.

Gena Gale Burghoff Brothers

Gale’s father had two half-siblings from his second marriage. His brothers are his two brothers, Miles and Jordan Burghoff. The siblings share a particular bond and frequently go out together. The brothers spend most of their time fishing together.

Gena’s father abandoned M*A*S*H. In honor of his family

Gary played Corporal Walter Eugene ‘Radar’ O’Reilly on M*A*S*H for seven seasons (1970-1979) before leaving to spend more time with his family, especially his daughter, Gena. At the height of his acting career with M*A*S*H, the actor was also clinging to his failed marriage. He worked 16 hours a day on set, missing time with his family, especially his daughter.

“Either you want to be rich and famous, or you want to be a father.” “You can’t do both,” Gary said in an August 1999 interview with People magazine. As a result, the actor opted for the latter, abandoning a brilliant career.

Despite going through financial difficulties after leaving the program due to lack of acting opportunities, he discovered another source of income: painting. That said, Gary never stopped acting, which may have influenced his daughter’s eventual career choice.

Gale is a film and television actress

Gena began her acting career as soon as she could, following in her father’s footsteps. According to IMDb, she made her acting debut in 1995 with the film Behind the Waterfall, in which she also starred as her father. She then starred in the television series Providence (1999-2002), alongside Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell and Paula Cale.

Years later, in 2013, he would return to the big screen in A Letter to Joe. She starred alongside Evan Schwalb and Jeff Wise in De Miller’s film. Gary Burghoff is delighted with Gena’s acting career Gena’s father is a big fan of her acting career and is very proud of it. In Ray Richmond’s book, ‘My Best Day in Show Business’, he hinted at her love for her daughter.

“Could you please give my daughter a supplement to the book?” Excellent. Her name is Gena Gale-Burghoff and she is a magnificent actress who lives in Los Angeles. And I’m not biased in any way. But I consider myself truly blessed to have her as a daughter.”

How did Gena Gale Burghoff meet her chef husband?

Burghoff is married to chef Chris Lockhart, who also owns PREROGATIvE Kitchen, the couple’s restaurant. Chris and Gale met for the first time in a different country. Chris, who was born in Warwick, England, had taken a year off to travel after working in various restaurants around the country.

Burghoff was touring with the Cirque du Soleil entertainment company at the same time he was learning to act. So when the two first met in Cambodia, they hit it off immediately, culminating in a long-distance romance. Chris soon moved to the United States and the couple settled in Montana in 2010.

Shortly after, Gena and Chris arrived at Red Lodge. In 2009, the couple had married while still running restaurants. PREROGATIvE Kitchen started as a food truck in a parking lot off the main thoroughfare of Red Lodge. They founded the company in 2018, along with Chris’s friend Danny Mowatt. Danny met the couple while working at Montana Jack’s, a restaurant in Nye.

Chris Lockhart and Gena have a son

Gena and her husband have a great son. They first announced their pregnancy on July 20, 2015. Chris posted a photo of the two of them on Facebook, both wearing t-shirts with printed arrows pointing at their belly, with Gena saying “baby” and Chris saying “beer.” They welcomed their son, Saxon, in February of the following year. He is already seven years old in 2023.

Gena Gale Burghoff Estate

Burghoff has a net worth of $2 million, which he acquired through his acting career and his restaurant. On the contrary, her talented father is worth 6 million dollars.

What happened to Gena Gale Burghoff?

Burghoff currently resides in Red Lodge, Montana, with her husband and son. When she is not on family vacations, she spends most of her time with her mother, Janet.

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