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Donald Hotton (1933–1999)

Donald Hotton was born on March 29, 1933. He was an actor, known for Dances with Wolves (1990), The China Syndrome (1979) and The Bodyguard (1992). He died on April 14, 1999. See full bio »



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Dances with Wolves General Tide
The China Syndrome Dr. Lowell
The Bodyguard Reverend Hardy
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 1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Monk #1
- Emissary (1993) ... Monk #1
 1992 The Bodyguard
Reverend Hardy
 1991 Cheers (TV Series)
- I'm Okay, You're Defective (1991) ... Lawyer
 1991 Late for Dinner
Dr. Chris Underwood
 1991 The Runestone
Ask Franag
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Tully Maltin
- The Boogieman - October 31, 1964 (1990) ... Tully Maltin
 1990 Dances with Wolves
General Tide
 1990 Buried Alive (TV Movie)
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Supreme Court Judge Richardskull
- Ex-Wives and Videotape (1990) ... Supreme Court Judge Richardskull
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Prof. Charles Tower
- Contact (1989) ... Prof. Charles Tower
 1989 Settle the Score (TV Movie)
Doc Stevens
 1989 The Hollywood Detective (TV Movie)
Med Fly Speaker
 1989 Brothers (TV Series)
Judge Brian Finn
- Inherit the Bar (1989) ... Judge Brian Finn
 1989 The Freeway Maniac
Steven Day
 1988 Hot to Trot
 1987 Rampage
Dr. Leon Gables
 1986 Soul Man
Mr. Wicher
 1986 Invaders from Mars
Old NASA Scientist
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie)
Andrew Wingate
 1985 Children of the Night (TV Movie)
Dr. Norris
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Dr. Roger Burton
- Moffett's Ghost (1984) ... Dr. Roger Burton
 1984 Calendar Girl Murders (TV Movie)
Mr. English
 1983 Brainstorm
Landan Marks
 1983 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
L. P. Summers
- Rock Is a Hard Place (1983) ... L. P. Summers
 1983 Deadly Lessons (TV Movie)
Robert Hartigan
 1982 One Dark Night
 1982 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Herb Talmadge
- The Arrival (1982) ... Herb Talmadge
 1982 Mae West (TV Movie)
Edward Eisner
 1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill (TV Movie)
Judge Callahan
 1980 The Night the City Screamed (TV Movie)
George Martinson
 1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Professor Mayfield
- To See the Light: Part 2 (1980) ... Professor Mayfield
 1980 The Hearse
Reverend Winston
 1979 Nightwing
John Franklin
 1979 The China Syndrome
Dr. Lowell
 1978 A Question of Love (TV Movie)
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
Internal Revenue Service representative
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Clement Corcoran
- Voices of Silence (1978) ... Clement Corcoran
 1978 Up in Smoke
 1978 Fast Lane Blues (TV Movie)
 1978 The Comedy Company (TV Movie)
 1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
Eli Carr
- The Career Girl (1977) ... Eli Carr
 1970 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Reverend Brand
- Episode #1.969 (1970) ... Reverend Brand

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Murray Schisgal's play, "Luv," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Nancy Walker in the cast.

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Played a Reverend in an episode of Dark Shadows, a horror movie The Hearse, and the Kevin Costner vehicle The Bodyguard (after his role as a General in Costner's Oscar-Winning Dances With Wolves).

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