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Brian G Hutton

Occupation  Film Director, actor
Name  Brian Hutton
Years active  1954–2014
Role  Actor
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Full Name  Brian Geoffrey Hutton
Born  January 1, 1935 (1935-01-01) New York City, U.S.
Died  August 19, 2014, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  Where Eagles Dare, Kelly's Heroes, High Road to China, Zee and Co, Night Watch
Similar People  Mary Ure, Telly Savalas, Patrick Wymark, Alistair MacLean, Carroll O'Connor

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Brian Geoffrey Hutton (January 1, 1935 – August 19, 2014) was an American actor and film director whose most notable credits are for the action films Where Eagles Dare (1968) and Kelly's Heroes (1970).

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Acting career

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Hutton was born in New York City and studied at the Actors Studio. He had a brief acting career between 1954–62, including an appearance as an army deserter in the episode "Custer" in Gunsmoke (series 2, 1956), as well as two guest appearances on Perry Mason in 1957: he played Rod Gleason in the series' fifth episode, "The Case of the Sulky Girl", then he played a parking attendant in "The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink." He made one last television appearance in 1975 in the series Archer.

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In 1958, Hutton played a young gunfighter, "The Kid", in the episode "Yampa Crossing" of the western series, Sugarfoot. The following year he portrayed a remorseful defendant on trial for causing a traffic death in Alfred Hitchcock Presents (the episode "Your Witness").


Hutton made his debut as a director in 1965 with Wild Seed. For Where Eagles Dare he tweaked the screenplay by Alistair MacLean with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood to suit their acting styles. He also directed Eastwood on location in Yugoslavia for Kelly's Heroes. He then directed Elizabeth Taylor in Zee and Co. (1972) and Night Watch (1973).

Later life and death

Hutton quit film making in the 1980s and worked in real-estate. He died in Los Angeles, California on August 19, 2014 at 79, a week after suffering a heart attack. He was survived by his wife.


  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) (as actor)
  • Carnival Rock (1957) (as actor)
  • The Case Against Brooklyn (1958) (as actor)
  • King Creole (1958) (as actor)
  • Last Train from Gun Hill (1959) (as actor)
  • The Big Fisherman (1959) (as actor)
  • The Interns (1962) (as actor)
  • Wild Seed (1965) (as director)
  • The Pad and How to Use It (1966) (as director)
  • Sol Madrid (1968) (as director)
  • Where Eagles Dare (1968) (as director)
  • Kelly's Heroes (1970) (as director)
  • Zee and Co. (1972) (as director)
  • Night Watch (1973) (as director)
  • The First Deadly Sin (1980) (as director)
  • High Road to China (1983) (as director)
  • References

    Brian G. Hutton Wikipedia

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