George Hilton (actor)

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George Hilton
Hilton in Any Gun Can Play (1967)
Born(1934-07-16)16 July 1934
Died28 July 2019(2019-07-28) (aged 85)

George Hilton (16 July 1934 – 28 July 2019), sometimes credited as Jorge Hilton, was a Uruguayan actor. He was known for his many spaghetti western performances.[1]

He was born Jorge Hill Acosta y Lara on 16 July 1934 in Montevideo, Uruguay, but was raised in England.

Hilton began his career as an extra with bit parts in the mid-fifties. In 1967 he appeared to great effect as "Stranger" in Any Gun Can Play (aka Go Kill and Come Back). He went on to become one of the major stars of spaghetti westerns eventually playing Sartana in the last movie of the series I Am Sartana, Trade Your Guns for a Coffin.

Hilton died on 28 July 2019 in Rome from a long-illness, twelve days after his 85th birthday.[2]

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  1. "George Hilton (actor)". Retrieved August 8, 2014.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Addio a George Hilton, icona dello spaghetti western". Il Tempo (in Italian). July 29, 2019. Retrieved July 29, 2019.

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