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Richard Hylton (I) (1920–1962)

Richard Hylton was born on December 11, 1920 in Collinsville, Oklahoma, USA as Richard Hendrick Hylton. He was an actor, known for Halls of Montezuma (1951), The Secret of Convict Lake (1951) and Fixed Bayonets! (1951). He died on May 12, 1962 in San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Halls of Montezuma
The Secret of Convict Lake
Fixed Bayonets!
Fixed Bayonets! Medic John Wheeler
Lost Boundaries
Lost Boundaries Howard 'Howie' Carter


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 1954-1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Michael / Tom Swales
- The Meanest Man in the World (1955) ... Michael (as Richard Hilton)
- Haven's End (1954) ... Tom Swales
 1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Jerry Foster
- Charles McKinney of the Tulsa World (1954) ... Jerry Foster
 1953-1954 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Nathaniel Coombes / Nickie Elkins
- The Gramercy Ghost (1954) ... Nathaniel Coombes
- The Noose (1953) ... Nickie Elkins
 1953 Spark of Genius (TV Movie)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House
Bill (segment "The Gift of the Magi") (uncredited)
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis
Johnny Kendall
 1951 Fixed Bayonets!
Medic John Wheeler
 1951 The Secret of Convict Lake
Clyde Maxwell
 1951 Halls of Montezuma
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Magnificent Ambersons (1950) ... Jack
 1949 Theatre of Romance (TV Series)
- Camille (1949)
 1949 Lost Boundaries
Howard 'Howie' Carter
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 1998 Classified X (TV Movie documentary)

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Richard Hilton

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While most references list his cause of his death at age 41 as heart failure or heart attack, his death certificate lists "suicide" from an acute ingestion of barbiturates (his blood Phenobarbital level was 13.1 mgm%) and alcohol (blood level was 0.13%). See more »

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