George Hamilton was born on August 12, 1939. He is an American film and television actor.
Biography and Career
George Hamilton was the son of bandleader George Spike Hamilton and Ann Stevens. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. Till the age of 36, he lived in Blytheville, Arkansas. As a student he won several awards at Palm Beach Lakes Community High School.
Later on he was moved to California and had a contract with Metro Goldwyn Mayer, which showcased him in films such as Home from the Hill, All the Fine Young Cannibals, Light in the Piazza and Two Weeks in Another Town.
In 1952, Hamilton began his film career.
He performed several roles in numerous films but he is best known for MGM films in the 1960s' Where the Boys Are, a coming-of-age romantic comedy set during a
college-student spring break in the Fort Lauderdale area of Florida in which Hamilton played a smooth Ivy League type. In 1960, Hamilton received a Golden Globe award as Most Promising Newcomer Male.
In 1963, in the film The Victors he appeared as a soldier. Hamilton made two memorable bio-pics: Your Cheatin' Heart in 1964, in which he portrayed the country-western music legend Hank Williams and in 1971, Evel Knievel, the life story of the motorcycle daredevil.
In 1979, a blockbuster hit came his way when Hamilton showed an unforeseen flair for comedy. Love at First Bite was the story of vampire Count Dracula's pursuit of a young Manhattan socialite.
In 2009, the film My One and Only is a dramatization of his earlier life. Hamilton was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in 2009, on his 70th birthday.
From 1972 to 1975, Hamilton was married to actress Alana Stewart and had a son, Ashley Hamilton. George Thomas Hamilton is his younger son with his girlfriend Kimberly Blackford.
Birth Name: George Stevens Hamilton
Birth: August 12, 1939
Why do we like George Hamilton?
We like him because of his acting.
Why is George Hamilton Famous?
He is famous because of his great work as an actress and television appearances.
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