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Tab Hunter (I)


Dreamy Tab Hunter stands out in film history as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1950s era. With blond, tanned, surfer-boy good looks, he was artificially groomed and nicknamed "The Sigh Guy" by the Hollywood studio system, yet managed to continue his career long after his "golden boy" prime. Hunter was born Arthur Kelm on July 11, 1931 in New ... See full bio »

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Known For

Damn Yankees
Damn Yankees Joe Hardy
(1958)
Grease 2
Grease 2 Mr. Stuart
(1982)
The Burning Hills
The Burning Hills Trace Jordan
(1956)
Polyester
Polyester Todd Tomorrow
(1981)

Filmography

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 1992 Dark Horse
Perkins
 1988 Grotesque
Rod
 1988 Out of the Dark
Driver
 1988 Cameron's Closet
Owen Lansing
 1985 Lust in the Dust
Abel Wood
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
Whitney
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Anthony Haley
 1982 And They Are Off
Henry Barclay
 1982 Benson (TV Series)
Roy Lucas
 1982 Grease 2
Mr. Stuart
 1982 Pandemonium
Blue Grange
 1981 Strike Force (TV Series)
Voorhees
 1981 Polyester
Todd Tomorrow
 1980 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Bill Maddox
 1979 The Kid from Left Field (TV Movie)
Bill Lorant
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series)
Chip
 1978 Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (TV Movie)
Elliot Bender
 1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Mel Burgess
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Martin Quinn
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Dave King
 1977 Forever Fernwood (TV Series)
George Schumway (post-plastic surgery)
 1976 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Roger Thornton
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
George Shumway #2 (1977-1978)
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
John Randall
 1975 Timber Tramps
Big Swede
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Arnold Blake
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Bob Herrick
 1972 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
 1972 Sweet Kill
Eddie Collins
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Bob Neal
 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Tim Andrews
 1971 Hacksaw (TV Movie)
Tim Andrews
 1970 San Francisco International Airport (TV Series)
Stayczek
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Cart Banner
 1969 No importa morir
Richard
 1968 The Last Chance
Patrick Harris
 1968 Vengeance Is My Forgiveness
Sheriff Durango
 1967 Hostile Guns
Mike Reno
 1966 Birds Do It
Lt. Porter
 1965 The Loved One
Guide
 1965 City in the Sea
Ben Harris
 1964 Man with Two Faces
Alex Carswell
 1964 Ride the Wild Surf
Ralph 'Steamer' Lane
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Barney Blake
 1963 Operation Bikini
Lt. Morgan Hayes
 1962 Combat! (TV Series)
Del Packer
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Sergeant Eddie Manzak
 1962 The Golden Arrow
Hassan
 1961 The Pleasure of His Company
Roger Henderson
 1960-1961 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
Paul Morgan
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Daniel
 1959 They Came to Cordura
Lt. William Fowler
 1959 That Kind of Woman
Red
 1959 Meet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie)
John Truett
 1958 Damn Yankees
Joe Hardy
 1958 Gunman's Walk
Ed Hackett
 1958 Lafayette Escadrille
Thad Walker
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Donald Bashor / Stanley Smith
 1958 Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (TV Movie)
Hans Brinker
 1955-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Jimmy Piersall
 1956 Conflict (TV Series)
Donald McQuade
 1956 The Girl He Left Behind
Andy L. Shaeffer
 1956 The Burning Hills
Trace Jordan
 1955 The Sea Chase
Cadet Wesser
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Gig Spevvy
 1955 Battle Cry
Pvt. / Cpl. Dan 'Danny' Forrester
 1954 Track of the Cat
Harold Bridges
 1954 Return to Treasure Island
Clive Stone
 1953 The Steel Lady
Bill Larson
 1953 Gun Belt
Chip Ringo
 1952 Island of Desire
Marine Corporal Michael J. 'Chicken' Dugan
 1950 The Lawless
Frank O'Brien
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Young Love" / Red Sails in the Sunset" (Dot Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think marriage is just between two people and their maker, period. Doesn't concern any of us, whether it be a woman and a woman, a man and a man, or a man and a woman, I don't care. See more »

Trivia:

Hunter and his companion Allan Glaser met in 1983. The couple co-produced the films Lust in the Dust (1985) and Dark Horse (1992). See more »

Nickname:

the Sigh Guy

Star Sign:

Cancer

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