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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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The Green Berets
The Green Berets Sgt. Petersen
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Ellery Queen Ellery Queen
Major Dundee
Major Dundee Lieutenant Graham
The Hallelujah Trail
The Hallelujah Trail Capt. Paul Slater


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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
 1975 Psychic Killer
Arnold James Masters
 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
 1971 The Psychiatrist (TV Series)
Martin's father
- The Private World of Martin Dalton (1971) ... Martin's father
 1968 Hellfighters
Greg Parker
 1968 The Green Berets
Sgt. Petersen
 1967 Who's Minding the Mint?
Harry Lucas
 1966 The Trouble with Angels
Mr. Petrie (uncredited)
 1965 Barney (TV Movie)
 1965 Never Too Late
Charlie Clinton
 1965 Major Dundee
Lieutenant Graham
 1964 Looking for Love
Paul Davis
 1963 Sunday in New York
Man in Rowboat with Radio (uncredited)
 1962 You're Only Young Once (TV Movie)
Casey McDermott
 1962 The Horizontal Lieutenant
Second Lt. Merle Wye
 1961 Bachelor in Paradise
Larry Delavane
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine
Jason Eldridge
 1960 Where the Boys Are
TV Thompson
 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)
 1959 Ten Seconds to Hell
Workman at Bomb Site (uncredited)
 1958 A Time to Love and a Time to Die
Hirschland (as Dana J. Hutton)
Show Show Self (6 credits)

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Other Works:

Print ads: Coppertone suntan products. See more »

Alternate Names:

Dana J. Hutton | James Hutton


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Personal Quote:

comedy is instinctive. You're either born with it, or you don't have it See more »


According to Paula Prentiss in her DVD narrative to Where the Boys Are (1960), they were paired because they were, at the time, Hollywood's tallest contract players, he at 6' 5" and she at 5' 10". See more »


Brash romantic leads in screwball and slapstick comedies See more »

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