Darby Hinton

Born Aug 19, 1957

Darby Hinton is an American actor and filmmaker initially cast in commercials when he was six months old. From 1964–1970 he portrayed Israel Boone, a son of American pioneer Daniel Boone, on the NBC adventure series Daniel Boone, with Fess Parker in the title role. He also co-starred as Simon Graham in the two-part 1968 episode, Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents of NBC's Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, with Darren McGavin, Patricia Crowley, and Russ Conway.… Read More

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1957 Birth Born on August 19, 1957.
1962 4 Years Old In 1962, he played Jafar Mainwaring, a child character in the 1962 film Hero's Island.
1963 5 Years Old In 1963, he was cast in an uncredited role in Walt Disney's Son of Flubber and as Rocky in the episode "Getting Ed's Goat" of CBS's sitcom, Mr. Ed, starring Alan Young and Connie Hines. … Read More
1964 6 Years Old He appeared in 51 Daniel Boone episodes beginning with the September 24, 1964, premiere, "Ken-Tuck-E", a reference to Kentucky, the setting of the series. … Read More


1969 11 Years Old Hinton's last Daniel Boone roles, filmed when he was 12, were in the 1969–70 season: "A Very Small Rifle", "The Road to Freedom", "The Printing Press", "Target Boone", "Hannah Comes Home", and "Sunshine Patriots". … Read More


1982 24 Years Old In 1982 and 1983, he appeared in two episodes of ABC's The Fall Guy starring Lee Majors.
1985 27 Years Old 1 More Event
From 1985-86, Hinton was cast as the second "Ian Griffith" on NBC's daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.


1988 30 Years Old In 1988, Hinton appeared in the first episode, "Road Ranger", of the short-lived NBC series The Highwayman, starring Sam J. Jones. … Read More
1991 33 Years Old He also appeared in the 1991-92 series P.S. I Luv U starring Greg Evigan and Connie Sellecca. … Read More


1999 41 Years Old His last screen appearances were on March 16, 1999, in the episode "Career Day" of the Warner Bros. series Rescue 77 and as Mikey's father in the 2003 film Just for Kicks. … Read More


2011 53 Years Old In February 2011, Hinton starred in the theater production The Last Laugh by playwright Bill Svanoe and directed by Emmy-winner Blake Bradford and starring Joan Darling.
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