Brian G. Hutton
Brian G. Hutton
Brian Geoffrey Hutton
January 1, 1935
New York City, U.S.
|Died||August 19, 2014 (aged 79)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Film Director, actor|
Hutton was born in New York City and studied at the Actors Studio. He had a brief acting career between 1954 and 1962, including an appearance as an army deserter in the episode "Custer" in Gunsmoke (series 2, 1956). He played a young gunslinger, Billy Benson in season 2, episode 4 of "The Rifleman". He made two guest appearances on Perry Mason in 1957: as Rod Gleason in "The Case of the Sulky Girl" and as a parking attendant in "The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink." His last television appearance was in the series Archer in 1975.
In 1958, Hutton played a young gunfighter named 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 to suit the acting styles of Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. He also directed Eastwood for Kelly's Heroes. He then directed Elizabeth Taylor in Zee and Co. (1972) and Night Watch (1973).
Later life and deathEdit
Hutton quit film making in the 1980s and worked in real-estate. He died in Los Angeles, California on August 19, 2014 at age 79, a week after suffering a heart attack. He was survived by his wife.
|1955||Good Morning, Miss Dove||Student||Actor, Uncredited|
|1957||Fear Strikes Out||Bernie Sherwill||Actor, Uncredited|
|1957||Gunfight at the O.K. Corral||Rick||Actor|
|1957||Official Detective||Branton||Episode: "The Wristwatch"|
|1958||The Walter Winchell File||Jerry Milner||Episode: "The Bargain"|
|1958||The Case Against Brooklyn||Jess Johnson||Actor|
|1959||Last Train from Gun Hill||Lee Smithers||Actor|
|1959||The Big Fisherman||John||Actor|
|1962||Geronimo||Indian scout||Actor, Uncredited|
|1962||The Interns||Dr. Joe Parelli||Actor|
|1966||The Pad and How to Use It||Director|
|1968||Where Eagles Dare||Director|
|1972||Zee and Co.||Director|
|1980||The First Deadly Sin||Director|
|1983||High Road to China||Director|
- Anthony (August 25, 2014). "Obituary". The Times. London.
- "Brian G. Hutton, Director of 'Kelly's Heroes' and 'Where Eagles Dare', Dies at 79". Hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 2014-08-20.
- Brian G. Hutton on IMDb
- ""Yampa Crossing", Sugarfoot, December 9, 1958". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- Obituary, theguardian.co.uk; accessed August 25, 2014.
- Notice of death of Brian G. Hutton, dailymail.co.uk; accessed August 24, 2014.
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