In 1965 he starred in an unsold sitcom pilot called "Barney", about a travelling salesman whose lovely wife, played by Patricia Smith
, who spends a lot of time by herself fending off the advances of other men.
Dana J. Hutton | James Hutton
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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: My one ambition has nothing to do with acting. I hope to establish a kennel near the ocean and raise prize Silver German Shepherd dogs. You see, I'm used to having a house to myself and can't adjust to apartment dwelling and the closeness of well-meaning neighbours. Everyone worries about a man living alone. When I return from work I find pies, cakes and pots of spaghetti cooked by those ...
Timothy Hutton wore Jim Hutton's hat from Ellery Queen
(1975) in Ordinary People
(1980) and A Nero Wolfe Mystery
(2000) . He dedicated his Best Supporting Actor Academy Award from Ordinary People to his father, who died four months before filming on Ordinary People began and five weeks after seeing his son's first leading role Friendly Fire
(1979) from his hospital bed.