In 1960 he starred as Fr. Edward Sorin, founder of the University of Notre Dame, in "The Trial", the pilot of a proposed anthology series to be called "Equitable Life Theatre".
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I was told I had arrived when, during the shooting of The Searchers
(1956), they gave me almost as much ammunition as they gave John Wayne
In a radio interview in Palm Springs on November 7, 2005, Laurel Goodwin
, his co-star in the "Star Trek" pilot, revealed his wife at the time, Joan Bartlett
, demanded he get more money to continue performing in the lead role when the series was picked up as a regular series. After long negotiations, the producers, feeling great pressure, decided to simply recast Hunter for a new actor and captain...