In 1965 he starred in an unsold sitcom pilot called "Barney", about a travelling salesman whose lovely wife, played by Pat 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...
During the early 1960s, he was seen as a new James Stewart
("Jimmy Stewart"). Very tall, gangly, and with a certain absent-minded lilt to his readings of the lines, Hutton seemed to have the abilities to take up where Stewart had left off, in comedy.