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Encyclopedia > George Hamilton (actor)
George Hamilton
Born August 12, 1939 (1939-08-12) (age 68)
Memphis, Tennessee

George Hamilton (born August 12, 1939) is an American film and television actor and occasional film director. He is noted for his perpetual, chestnut-colored suntan and his colorful boulevardier lifestyle. is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Hamilton was born George Stevens Hamilton, the son of Ann Potter Hamilton Hunt Spaulding (née Stevens) and band leader George "Spike" Hamilton.[1][2] He won many awards as a student at Palm Beach High School and was the lead in his high school's production of Brigadoon. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... George Spike Hamilton (1901-1957) was a popular bandleader[1] that led a band based at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. ... DVD cover Brigadoon is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, first produced in 1947. ...


Career

Hamilton began his movie career in 1952. As an actor, he is often compared to (and sometimes confused with) Warren Beatty. In the mid-1980s, he starred in the 6th season of the ABC Aaron Spelling-produced nighttime television serial and Dallas imitator, Dynasty. Hamilton was a semi-regular panelist on the 1998 revival of Match Game. Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer. ... The Southfork Ranch, home of the Ewing family The original cast of Dallas. ... Dynasty was an American primetime television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 10, 1989. ... The Match Game was an American television game show, most often hosted by Gene Rayburn. ...


In 2003, he hosted The Family, a reality television series on ABC spanning one season in 2003. It starred ten members from a traditional Italian-American family, who were each fighting for a $1,000,000 prize. In 2006, he competed in the second season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars[3] and was voted off in round 6. At age 66 and recovering from knee injuries, Hamilton, unable to match the limber dance moves of his younger competitors, charmed the audience and judges with endearingly silly dances utilizing props including a Zorro mask and sword from his 1981 film Zorro, The Gay Blade. Hamilton is also noted for his appearances in Ritz Cracker and Wheat Thins Toasted Chips commercials and ads with Stacy Keibler, who in Dancing with the Stars, was his off-screen "sweetheart", with the tag line "I know toasted". The Family was a 1974 BBC television series made by producer Paul Watson and directed by Franc Roddam. ... For other uses, see Zorro (disambiguation). ... // January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Zorro, The Gay Blade is a 1981 feature motion picture. ... Ritz Crackers are a type of crackers that are produced by Nabisco. ... Wheat Thins are a popular baked snack cracker found in North America and distributed by Nabisco, a subsidiary of Kraft Foods Global Inc. ... Stacy Keibler (born October 14, 1979) is an American actress, former professional wrestler and manager for World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment. ... For the current season, see Dancing with the Stars (US season 5). ...


Along with a successful movie career, his style of dress is one of the reasons why his career has had stamina and may explain his continued notoriety. At one point he was known for having 100 bespoke suits in his closet. It has been said that his favorite tailor is in Panama. His reputation as 'the real James Bond' was noted as far back as 1981 in the movie The Cannonball Run, when a woman confuses Roger Moore, who played Bond at the time, with Hamilton.[citation needed] Bespoke is a usually British English term for clothing made at a customers behest, and exactly to the customers specification. ... Cannonball Run was a campy, screwball comedy released in 1981 that starred Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett-Majors. ... For other persons named Roger Moore, see Roger Moore (disambiguation). ...


In 2006, it was rumored Hamilton will replace Bob Barker on The Price is Right. He did an audition and in March 2007, TMZ reported that Hamilton was a frontrunner to replace Barker. At 67, Hamilton would be the oldest contender for the position, although it would not be an unprecedented move since other game show hosts (such as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire host Regis Philbin) have debuted at about the same age. According to Reuters, Hamilton is one of the final 3 contenders to host the show, alongside Mark Steines and Todd Newton.[4] The New York Post reported in July 2007 an unconfirmed report that Hamilton was no longer in consideration and that Steines and Newton were the two remaining contenders. Soon thereafter, Drew Carey was named as Barker's successor. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Price Is Rights US 36th season logo. ... TMZ can refer to any of the following: The Thames airport in New Zealand The code on Kodak T-Max P3200 negatives The highest ITU prefix allocated to France This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... In the United States, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (also known simply as Millionaire) is a television game show which offers a maximum prize of $1,000,000 (originally lump sum; now annuitized) for correctly answering 15 successive multiple-choice questions of increasing difficulty. ... Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (born August 25, 1931) is an Emmy Award-winning American television personality best known for his roles as a talk show host, game show host, and presenter at various events. ... Reuters Group plc (LSE: RTR and NASDAQ: RTRSY); pronounced is known as a financial market data provider and a news service that provides reports from around the world to newspapers and broadcasters. ... Mark Steines (b. ... Todd Newton is the host of Hollywood Showdown and Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck, both on GSN; and Coming Attractions on E!, as well as occasional episodes of that channels infamous Wild On. ... The New York Post is the 13th-oldest newspaper published in the United States and the oldest to have been published continually as a daily. ... Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian and actor. ...


Personal life

Hamilton was married to actress Alana Stewart from 1970 to 1975. Their son, Ashley Hamilton, was born in 1974. He has a younger son, George Thomas Hamilton, with Kimberly Blackford. He is known for his close personal friendship with Imelda Marcos, erstwhile first lady of the Philippines. Alana Hamilton Stewart (born Alana Collins, May 1946 in San Diego, California), is a former model, now an actress, who is best known for her socialite children. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ashley Hamilton (born September 30, 1974 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, best known as the son of actor George Hamilton and former spouse of actresses Shannen Doherty and Angie Everhart. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Imelda Trinidad Romuáldez-Marcos (born July 2, 1929 in Manila) is a former First Lady and influential political figure in the Philippines. ...


In April of 2006, Hamilton served as Grand Marshall for the 79th Annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Virginia. Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State Founded 1802 Government  - Mayor Elizabeth Minor Area  - City  9. ...


Hamilton is not related to George Hamilton IV, the 1960s country singer.[5] George Hamilton IV (born July 19, 1937 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American country musician, known across the world for singles like Before This Day Ends and Abilene. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, only later switching to pop-country, then folk music. ...


Filmography

Lone Star is a feature film starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Ed Begley, and Lionel Barrymore (in his final role). ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Home from the Hill is a 1960 film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton, Everett Sloane, and Luana Patten. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Where the Boys Are is a 1960 American motion picture comedy about four Midwestern college co-eds who spend spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Original edition The Light in the Piazza is a 1960 novella by Mississippi writer Elizabeth Spencer. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Victors is a 1963 film by Carl Foreman following a group of U.S. soldiers through Europe during World War II, from the early days of the Battle of Britain, through the fierce fighting in Italy and France, to the uneasy peace of Berlin. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Viva Maria! is a 1965 comedy-adventure film staring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau both named Maria who meet and become revolutionaries. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... The article is about the 1968 film. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Craig Evel Knievel (born October 17, 1938 in Butte, Montana) is an American stuntman, best known for his public displays of long distance, high-altitude motorcycle jumping which often resulted in serious injuries, particularly during the 1970s. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Sextette is a 1978 Crown International comedy/musical motion picture starring Mae West. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Love At First Bite is a 1979 comedy horror film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by Robert Kaufman, using characters originally created by Bram Stoker. ... Zorro, The Gay Blade is a 1981 feature motion picture. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... The Godfather Part III (1990) is the third and final film in the Godfather trilogy written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Doc Hollywood is a 1991 comedy film based on the book, What? Dead again?, by Dr. Neil Shulman. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Once Upon A Crime is a 1992 ensemble comedy starring, among others; Richard Lewis, John Candy, Jim Belushi, Cybil Shepherd and Ornella Muti. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Double Dragon is a 1994 live-action film adaptation of the video game franchise of the same name. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Meet Wally Sparks is a comedy film released in 1997 by Trimark Pictures. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is a 1997 American black comedy film starring Joe Pesci and David Spade. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Bullworth redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles is a 2001 Australian drama and comedy film. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Hollywood Ending is a film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... The L.A. Riot Spectacular is a 2005 comedy film starring Snoop Dogg and Emilio Estevez. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rumor Has It. ...

Television work

For the Machine Head song, see A Farewell to Arms (song). ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The Survivors was a prime time soap opera aired by the ABC television network as part of its Fall 1969 lineup. ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Columbo is an American crime fiction TV series starring Peter Falk as Lieutenant Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. ... Roots is a 1977 American television miniseries based on Alex Haleys work Roots: The Saga of an American Family, his critically acclaimed genealogical novel. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Supertrain was a television drama/adventure series that ran on NBC from February 7, 1979, to May 5, 1979. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Supertrain was a television drama/adventure series that ran on NBC from February 7, 1979, to May 5, 1979. ... Death Car on the Freeway is a 1979 made for television movie starring Shelley Hack. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Dynasty was an American primetime television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 10, 1989. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... The House on Sycamore Street was the Second Diagnosis Murder TV movie, it aired before the regular series, May 1, 1992, on CBS. // Plot Dr Mark Sloan cannot believe that his former student Dr Drummond, an ambitious cosmetic surgeon, has committed suicide. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The Bold and the Beautiful (often called B&B or less commonly, Bold) is an American television soap opera, created by Lee Phillip Bell and William J. Bell. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Stefanie Powers & Robert Wagner Lionel Stander & Freeway Hart to Hart was an American television series starring Robert Wagner as Jonathan Hart and Stefanie Powers as his wife Jennifer, who lived in a wealthy suburb of Los Angeles. ... Rough Riders is a 1997 film about Theodore Roosevelt and the regiment (the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry aka the Rough Riders) he help raise to fight in Spanish-American War of 1898. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Casper Meets Wendy is a direct-to-video sequel to the 1995 film Casper. ... Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891), American showman who is best remembered for his entertaining hoaxes and for founding the circus that eventually became Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus. ... This article is about the year. ... The Family was a 1974 BBC television series made by producer Paul Watson and directed by Franc Roddam. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Further reading

  • R.C. Hacker, The ultimate cigar book (2003, 3rd Ed.) ISBN 0-931253-14-4

References

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