Is Jim Hutton Living or Dead?

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Jim Hutton is ...

Born 31 May 1934 in Binghamton
Died 2 Jun 1979 in Los Angeles
Age45 years
Jim Hutton
Jim Hutton
Photo of Jim Hutton from the television series Ellery Queen.

About Jim Hutton

Dana James Hutton (May 31, 1934 – June 2, 1979) was an American actor in film and television best remembered for his role as Ellery Queen in the 1970s TV series of the same name and his screen partnership with Paula Prentiss in five films, starting with Where the Boys Are. He is the father of actor Timothy Hutton.


On June 2, 1979, Jim Hutton died in Los Angeles of liver cancer, just two days after his 45th birthday. Two years later, Hutton's son Timothy dedicated his 1981 Academy Award, which he had won for his role in the movie Ordinary People, to his father.