Will Hutchins

About Will Hutchins

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: May 05, 1930
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Actor
Spouse(s): Chrissie Burnett (1965-1969) (divorced) 1 child Barbara Torres (1988-present)
Awards: Golden Boot Awards (2002) Stone-Waterman Award (2004) - Cincinnati Old Time Radio Convention

Will Hutchins

Will Hutchins was born on May 05, 1930 in  Los Angeles, California, United States, is Actor. Lanky and likeable Will Hutchins was born in Los Angeles, California in 1930 and went to Pomona College and UCLA while spending two years as an Army cryptographer. Practically out of nowhere, he was discovered by a Warner Bros. TV talent scout and signed without any previous experience. Besides appearing as a guest on many TV westerns like Maverick (1957) and Cheyenne (1955), he earned his own series Sugarfoot (1957) in which he played an unlikely western hero. The program ran a respectable four seasons.In its aftermath, he focused on films, the most important being Merrill's Marauders (1962), and co-starred in a two-year stage tour of "Never Too Late". His gawky comedy style was put to the test as well in the '60s with two short-lived series, Hey, Landlord (1966) and Blondie (1968), the latter in which he played Dagwood Bumstead. He also backed up Elvis Presley in three of his mediocre film efforts. He also wed Carol Burnett's younger sister, Chrissie Burnett; they divorced in later years.As is often the case with an instant TV star, there is an eventual downswing and, in the late '60s, Will started to flounder badly. In his case, he turned his back on Hollywood and became, of all things, a ringmaster and clown for various circuses. Will has also worked behind-the-scenes for NBC and still attends conventions on occasion, more recently the 2004 Cincinnati Old Time Radio Convention where he received the "Stone-Waterman Award".
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Popular As Will Hutchins
Occupation Actor
Age 90 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 05, 1930 ( Los Angeles, California, United States)
Birthday May 05
Town/City  Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Will Hutchins’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Will Hutchins was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Biography/Timeline

1956

His contract led him to guest appearances in Warner Bros. Television programs, such as Conflict, in which he appeared in three hour-long episodes, including his screen debut as Ed Masters in "The Magic Brew" on October 16, 1956.

1957

He had small roles in the Warners movies Bombers B-52 (1957), Lafayette Escadrille (1958), and No Time for Sergeants (1958).

1961

Warners tried him in the lead of a feature, Young and Eager (1961) aka Claudelle Inglish with Diane McBain.

1962

He tried another pilot for a series, Howie, that was not picked up and war in the Warners war film with Jeff Chandler, Merrill's Marauders (1962), a picture filmed in the Philippine Islands and Chandler's last acting role.

1963

While appearing in a play in Chicago in late 1963, he was flown to Los Angeles to shoot a television pilot for MGM, Bert I. Gordon's Take Me to Your Leader, in which Hutchins played a Martian salesman who came to Earth. Though the pilot was not picked up, it led MGM to sign him for Spinout, in which he co-starred as Lt. Tracy Richards ("Dick Tracy" backwards) alongside Elvis Presley.

1965

In 1965, Hutchins co-starred with Jack Nicholson and Warren Oates in Monte Hellman's The Shooting.

1966

In 1966-1967, he costarred with Sandy Baron in Hey, Landlord, set in a New York City apartment building. The program followed Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, but it failed to attract a sustaining audience against CBS's The Ed Sullivan Show and ABC's The F.B.I. with Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., his former Warner Bros. colleague.

1967

Hutchins was reunited with Presley in Clambake (1967).

1968

In 1968-69, Hutchins starred as Dagwood Bumstead in a CBS television version of the comic strip Blondie.

1970

He travelled to South Africa to appear in Shangani Patrol (1970) playing Frederick Russell Burnham.

1973

Back in the US, Hutchins guest starred on Love, American Style, Emergency!, Chase, Movin' On, The Streets of San Francisco, and The Quest. He was in The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973), Slumber Party '57 (1976), and The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977).

1981

Hutchins had roles in Roar (1981), Gunfighter (1999) and The Romantics (2010).

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