Rondo Hatton (1894–1946)


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Was an only child, Rondo Hatton was born to Stewart and Emily Hatton in Hagerstown, Maryland. The family moved to Tampa, Florida, in 1912, when he was a high-school senior, and his father joined a family-owned business there. Rondo was apparently popular and a good athlete, especially in football. After leaving high school, Rondo joined the Florida... See full bio »

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Known For

House of Horrors The Creeper
(1946)
The Brute Man Hal Moffat AKA 'The Creeper'
(1946)
The Pearl of Death The Creeper
(1944)
In Old Chicago Body Guard
(1938)

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 1946 The Brute Man
Hal Moffat AKA 'The Creeper'
 1946 House of Horrors
The Creeper
 1946 The Spider Woman Strikes Back
Mario the Monster Man
 1945 The Royal Mounted Rides Again
Bull Andrews
 1945 The Jungle Captive
Moloch the Brute
 1944 The Princess and the Pirate
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1944 The Pearl of Death
The Creeper
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Graves (uncredited)
 1943 Sleepy Lagoon
Hunchback (uncredited)
 1942 The Black Swan
Sailor (uncredited)
 1942 The Ox-Bow Incident
Gabe Hart (uncredited)
 1942 The Moon and Sixpence
The Leper (uncredited)
 1942 Sin Town
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Party Guest (Fields sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 The Cyclone Kid
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 It Happened in Flatbush
Baseball Game Spectator (uncredited)
 1940 Chad Hanna
Canvasman (uncredited)
 1940 Moon Over Burma
Sailor (uncredited)
 1939 The Big Guy
Convict (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Ugly Man (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Convict Sitting on Floor (uncredited)
 1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band
Barfly (uncredited)
 1938 In Old Chicago
Body Guard
 1936 Wolves of the Sea
Bar Proprietor (uncredited)
 1931 Safe in Hell
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1930 Hell Harbor
Dance Hall Bouncer (uncredited)
 1929 Jungle Drums (Short)
Shadow
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Slave (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Mabel Housh  (his death) | See more »
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His appearance has endured far longer than even the best of his films. His likeness was the basis for the villain in The Rocketeer (1991). Also, in recent years the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, awarded each year for the best in horror research, appreciation and film restoration, uses his name and consists of a statuette based on the mammoth bust of Hatton as the Creeper, seen in Universal's... See more »

Trademark:

A well-known sufferer of acromegaly.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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