Hugh Gillin

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Hugh Gillin
Born July 14, 1925 (1925-07-14)
Galesburg, Illinois, U.S.
Died May 4, 2004 (2004-05-05) (aged 78)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Occupation film and television actor

Hugh Gillin (July 14, 1925 – May 4, 2004) was an American film and television actor. Gillin was born in Galesburg, Illinois. He was best known for playing Sheriff John Hunt in Psycho II and III. Gillin has appeared in a total of 75 films and television shows. Gillin last appeared on television in 1998 where he was featured in Pensacola: Wings of Gold in the episode "Not in My Backyard". He was a member of AMPAS, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Gillin grew up in Pittsburg, Kansas and attended Pittsburg High School and The University of Kansas. He was a member of the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team in 1947. Gillin received the Purple Heart medal in World War II.

Gillin died on May 4, 2004, in San Diego, California.


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Prime Cut Desk Clerk
1973 Paper Moon 2nd Deputy
1975 I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?
1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington Arthur Krim
1977 Herowork Sheriff Naylor
1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan Pennywall
1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days Cyrus Antoon
1979 The Rose Guard
1980 The Jazz Singer Texas Bartender
1981 Circle of Power Ben Davis
1981 First Monday in October Southern Senator
1982 Deadly Alliance Mr. Danngers
1982 Fast-Walking Heavy #2
1982 Airplane II: The Sequel Texan
1983 Psycho II Sheriff John Hunt
1984 Purple Hearts Dr. Weymuth
1986 The Best of Times Caribou #2
1986 Psycho III Sheriff John Hunt
1987 Wanted: Dead or Alive Patrick Donoby
1988 Traxx Commissioner R.B. Davis
1988 Doin' Time on Planet Earth Fred Richmond
1988 Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Sheriff
1990 Back to the Future Part III Mayor Hubert


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