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Actor Jeffrey Hunter Dies of Injuries; Fall Believed Cause by fdh56iuoui

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									Actor Jeffrey Hunter Dies of
Injuries; Fall Believed Cause
                                         Jr., was round unconscious by an
                                         unidentified friend Monday at 4:45
                                         p.m. at the actor's home, 13451 Er-
                                         win St.
                                            Hunter had apparently fallen
                                         down a flight of stairs. The friend
                                         called the Fire Department and an
                                         ambulance.
                                             Taken to Valley Receiving Hospi-
                                         tal, Hunter underwent surgery Mon-
                                         day night and died Tuesday at 9:30
                                          a.m.
                                            An autopsy revealed he died of head
                                         injuries.
                                            Detective Sgt. Jesse A. Tubbs
                                         began an investigation of the ap-
                                         parent accident.
                                            He was unable to talk immediately to
                                         Hunter's third wife, Emily, who was
   Actor Jeffrey Hunter, who por-        reported under sedation.
trayed Christ in the remake of the          The actor formerly was married to
motion picture classic "King of          actresses Barbara Rush, by whom he
Kings," died Tuesday from injuries       had a son, and Joan (Dusty) Bartlett, by
believed suffered in a fall at his Van   whom he had two sons.
Nuys home, police reported.                 One of Hunter's other important
   The 42-year-old Hunter, whose         screen roles was that of the nephew
true name was Henry H. McKinnies         of Mayor Skeffington, played by


Spencer Tracy, in "The                   Houston, a television se-
Last Hurrah."                            ries about a frontier law-
  His other films included               yer.
"Call Me Mister," "The                      Hunter was a native of
Frogmen," "Red Skies of                  New Orleans, a graduate of
Montana," "Sailor of the                 Northwestern University and
King," "Seven Angry                      a Navy veteran of World-
Men," "Proud Ones," "Kiss                War II. He began his
Before Dying," "Hell to                  professional career in radio
"Eternity," "Sergeant Rut-               and summer stock and came
ledge" and "Brainstorm."                 to Hollywood in 1950 where
During the early 1960s he                he was signed to a long term
starred in "Temple                       contract by 20th Century-
                                         Fox.

								
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