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Overview (3)

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA
Birth NameEdgar Raymond Darby Hinton
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Darby Hinton made his acting debut at the age of 6months and as a child actor appeared in many commercials, films, tv series.He attended high school at the American School in Lugano, Switzerland, and then went to college on the World Campus Afloat Institute for Shipboard Education.This was a cruise ship that traveled the world to study different societies.He returned to California to continue his studies at Pepperdine University while continuing to make tv appearances.One of Darby's great interests is the martial arts, and he is skilled in the JKD concept of fighting.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: matilda@gardanews.it

Spouse (2)

Shan Griffiths (3 September 1993 - present) ( 2 children)
Diana Preissman (24 September 1983 - ?) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (10)

Son of Ed Hinton
Has remained close to his Daniel Boone (1964) co-star Fess Parker, who became something of a surrogate father to him over the years. His own father, actor Ed Hinton, died in a plane crash when he was just over a year old, and his mother never remarried.
Brother of Daryn Hinton and Darcy Hinton.
His son, Nick, is a member of the band "Badwater".
Says he "met" low budget filmmaker Greydon Clark, who directed him in five movies, as a child, when Clark was speaking with his mother on the subject of doing a movie with Cliff Robertson.
He was a guest at the 2012 Memphis Film Festival's "A Gathering of Guns 4: A TV Western Reunion" at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
His acting mentor is the late Fess Parker.
Absolutely, he credits [Fess Parker] as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
As an actor, he was highly influenced by [Fess Parker].
Former Disney actor Fess Parker took him under his wing, when he was only 7. Their friendship lasted over 45 years, until Parker's death, on March 18, 2010.

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