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Actor Craig Hill dies at 88

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Apr 21, 2014 | 10:23pm EDT

Actor Craig Hill has died at the age of 88. Hill passed away on Monday (21Apr14) at his home in Barcelona, Spain, according to Spanish newspaper Ara. His death has been put down to natural causes. He was best known for his role as P.T. Moore, the co-owner of a helicopter chartering company, in the 1950s U.S. TV adventure series Whirlybirds. Hill moved to Spain in 1965, and continued his acting career by appearing in a number of Western movies that he filmed throughout Europe, including Hands of a Gunfighter, Fifteen Scaffolds for the Killer, Seven Pistols for a Massacre, Bury Them Deep, and My Horse, My Gun, Your Widow. The Los Angeles native also had roles in classic films including All About Eve, Cheaper by the Dozen, What Price Glory, and Detective Story. Hill is survived by his wife of nearly 24 years, Spanish fashion model and actress Teresa Gimpera.

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