Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Happy 70th Birthday George Hamilton
Born George Stevens Hamilton IV on August 12, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of band leader George “Spike” Hamilton. His acting career began in high school and he was put under contract at M-G-M when he moved to California. His first film was in 1952. He was a semi-regular on the television series “Dynasty” in the 1980s. In 1966 Hamilton dated then President Lyndon Johnson’s daughter Lynda Bird Johnson. He was married to actress Alana Stewart and the couple had a son, actor Ashley Hamilton. George also has a son with his previous wife Kimberly Blackford. George Hamilton appeared in only one European western 1965’s “Viva Maria!” with Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau. Today we salute the tanned one George Hamilton on his 70th birthday.