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Jim Hutton (I) (1934–1979)

Described in the press as the heir apparent to James Stewart and Jack Lemmon, Jim Hutton broke out of the pack with his funny, awkward TV Thompson in Where the Boys Are (1960). Son of Col. Thomas R. Hutton and Helen Ryan, his parents divorced when he was an infant. Jim recalled seeing his father only twice before his death, and moved to Albany, ... See full bio »

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 1979 Butterflies (TV Movie)
Leonard Dean
 1979 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Sky Trap (1979)
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... David
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Paul Mitchell
- Flying High (1978) ... Paul Mitchell
 1977 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Curran
- The Older Man: Part 4 (1977) ... Dr. Paul Curran
- The Older Man: Part 3 (1977) ... Dr. Paul Curran
- The Older Man: Part 2 (1977) ... Dr. Paul Curran
- The Older Man: Part 1 (1977) ... Dr. Paul Curran
 1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Matt Black
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Greg Leyden
- Nightmare at 43 Hillcrest (1974) ... Greg Leyden (as James Hutton)
 1974 The Underground Man (TV Movie)
Stanley Broadhurst
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
George Wainwright
- The Mugging (1974) ... George Wainwright
 1971-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Novel") / Robert (segment "Love and the Small Wedding") / John (segment "Love and Murphy's Bed")
- Love and the Plane Truth/Love and the Scroungers/Love and the Small Wedding (1972) ... Robert (segment "Love and the Small Wedding")
 1972 Call Holme (TV Movie)
Lt. Frank Hayward
 1972 Wednesday Night Out (TV Movie)
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Prof. Jonathan Calder
 1971 They Call It Murder (TV Movie)
Doug Selby, D.A.
 1971 The Reluctant Heroes (TV Movie)
Cpl. Bill Lukens
 1971 The Deadly Hunt (TV Movie)
Cliff Cope
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
- The Savage Eye (1971) ... Mike
 1965 Barney (TV Movie)
 1962 You're Only Young Once (TV Movie)
Casey McDermott
 1960 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Cliff Bowman
- Betty's Career Problem (1960) ... Cliff Bowman
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Major William Gart
- And When the Sky Was Opened (1959) ... Major William Gart (as James Hutton)
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Other Works:

Print advertisement for Coppertone suntan products (1967). See more »

Alternate Names:

Dana J. Hutton | James Hutton


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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You don't go around saying funny things in good comedy films. It's an attitude. You play it straight See more »


Ida Lupino asked Hutton to play the role of the rival headmaster in The Trouble With Angels in an uncredited cameo. Lupino had heard him described as a younger, taller Jack Lemmon and added in the line describing his character as "like Jack Lemmon only younger.". See more »


Bright blue eyes and tendency to speak from the side of his mouth See more »

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