Sterling Hayden

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Sterling Hayden
Sterling Hayden 1953.jpg
Hayden in 1953
Sterling Relyea Walter

(1916-03-26)March 26, 1916
DiedMay 23, 1986(1986-05-23) (aged 70)
Cause of deathProstate cancer
Other namesSterling Walter Hayden
John Hamilton
OccupationActor, author, sailor, model, Marine, OSS agent
Years active1941–82
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Spouse(s)Madeleine Carroll (1942–46)
Betty Ann de Noon (1947–58)
Catherine Devine McConnell (1960–86)

Sterling Walter Hayden (born Sterling Relyea Walter; March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor, author, and sailor. His best known roles were in John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle (1950), Nicholas Ray's Johnny Guitar (1954), and Stanley Kubrick's The Killing (1956). He also starred as General Jack D. Ripper in Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964).

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