Rondo Hatton

Actor
The exploitation of actor Rondo Hatton was not one of Hollywood's finer moments. Like Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton and countless midgets and dwarves, Hatton was used for his deformity--in his case ... Read more »
Born: 04/22/1894 in Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

Filmography

Actor (2)

Jungle Captive 1944 (Movie)

Moloch the Brute (Actor)

In Old Chicago 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

The exploitation of actor Rondo Hatton was not one of Hollywood's finer moments. Like Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton and countless midgets and dwarves, Hatton was used for his deformity--in his case, acromegaly--and showcased as a "freak act" in a series of low-budget horror films.

Milestones

1946

Final film, "The Brute Man"

1943

Signed long-term contract with Universal

1943

Played first horror role, The Creeper in "Pearl of Death"

1930

Film acting debut, "Hell Harbor"

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