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Tab Hunter

Actor and Singer
Born Jul 11, 1931

Tab Hunter is an American actor, singer and author who has starred in over forty films.

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1931 Birth Born on July 11, 1931.


1955 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Arthur Gelien was given the stage name "Tab Hunter" by his first agent, Henry Willson. His good looks landed him a role in the film Island of Desire opposite Linda Darnell. However, it was his co-starring role as young Marine Danny in 1955's World War II drama Battle Cry, in which he has an affair with an older woman, but ends up marrying the girl next door, that cemented his position as one of Hollywood's top young romantic leads. … Read More
1956 24 Years Old In 1956 he received 62,000 Valentines. … Read More
1957 25 Years Old Hunter had a 1957 hit record with the song "Young Love", which was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for six weeks and became one of the larger hits of the Rock n' Roll era. … Read More
1958 26 Years Old Hunter starred in the 1958 musical film Damn Yankees, in which he played Joe Hardy of Washington D.C's American League baseball club. … Read More
1960 28 Years Old Hunter's failure to win the role of Tony in the film adaptation of West Side Story prompted him to agree to star in a weekly television sitcom. On July 9, 1960, prior to the program's debut, he was arrested by Glendale, California police for allegedly beating his dog Fritz. … Read More


1988 57 Years Old Hunter had a major role in the 1988 horror film Cameron's Closet. … Read More


2006 75 Years Old Hunter's 2006 autobiography, Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star became a New York Times best-seller as did the paperback edition in 2007. … Read More
2012 81 Years Old In January 2012, Tab Hunter appeared opposite Joyce DeWitt in A. R. Gurney's play Love Letters at Judson Theatre Company in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
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