Legendary actor, Tab Hunter, was born Arthur Andrew Kelm on Jul 11, 1931 in New York City, NY. Hunter died at the age of 87 on Jul 8, 2018 in Santa Barbara, CA .
MINI BIO:Tall, rangy actor with close-cropped fair hair, prime teenage bait at Warner Brothers, for whom he became a hot property in the fifties. Outside their environment, he swam in some strange waters, vainly searching for his former popularity, latterly in continental action films. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Confidential (2015)on Feb 10, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film
To many, ’s name doesn’t inspire any recognition. But for?those who enjoy obscure and studio era cinema, Hunter’s?both an intriguing outcast who made quite the career comeback through the work of John Waters, as well as the perfect representation of the 1950s leading man.... Read full article
Confidential now on DVD and Blu-rayBy Stephen Reginald on Aug 29, 2016 From Classic Movie Man
Confidential now on DVD and Blu-ray (born Arthur Andrew Kelm) was a teen idol during the mid-1950s. Hunter starred in dozens of movies—most of which are forgettable—but his popularity with teenage girls was phenomenal, making him a top box office attraction. ... Read full article
Review: Candid Talk with an Eternal Heartthrob in Confidential (2015)By KC on Jun 21, 2016 From Classic Movies
Tad was serious about his career, but he never took himself that seriously. -John Waters Blonde, handsome, boyish, and without a hint of being on the make, it's no wonder that inspired swoons in his heartthrob heyday. The actor and singer had a bumpy ride in the entertainment industry, ... Read full article
Talks About Hollywood, Then and Nowon Nov 9, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
is the quintessential 1950s male, but he’ll be the first to tell you those days are dead and gone. An actor who’s worked with such titans of the era – just look at the names mentioned throughout – it was hard not shouting out names to him and hearing his responses.... Read full article
By Theresa Brown on Oct 18, 2015 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch
? That’s right…THE??!?And even got to ask him three questions. The Village East on Manhattan’s East 11th Street and Third Avenue was showing a very limited run of the new documentary: “ CONFIDENTIAL” so I made the trek into the East Village to see it... Read full article
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