Murray Hamilton Obituary, Washington, North Carolina, Murray Hamilton Has Died

Murray Hamilton Obituary, Death – Murray Hamilton passed away on March 24th, 1923 in Washington, North Carolina. Hamilton had a 40-year career as a theater, film, and TV character actor. Horror aficionados recognize him best as Mayor Larry Vaughn from Jaws (1975) and JAWS 2 (1978) and Father Ryan from The Amityville Horror (1978). (1979).

A request had been made for him to return for Jaws: The Revenge (1987), but he died before filming could begin. In the second episode of Rod Serling’s timeless TV series The Twilight Zone, titled “One for the Angels,” he costarred with Ed Wynn as Mr. Death. Other films of his worth include 1957’s The Spirit of St. Louis, 1958’s No Time for Sergeants, 1959’s Anatomy of a Murder, 1960’s The FBI Story, 1961’s The Hustler, 1963’s 13 Frightened Girls, 1966’s Seconds, 1967’s The Graduate, 1968’s The Boston Strangler, 1971’s Vanished, 1972’s Deadly Harvest, 1973’s Incident on a Dark Street, 1975’s The Drowning Pool (1986).

In addition to Gunsmoke (1957–58) and Perry Mason (1958), his other notable television work includes: Love and Marriage (1959–60), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1960), Men into Space (1960), The Untouchables (1960–62), The Defenders (1962–65), Dr. Kildare (1962–66), Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963), The Fugitive (1965–1966), The F.B.I. (1966–1970), The Invader (1986). On September 1, 1986, at the age of 63, Hamilton passed away in Washington, North Carolina.