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Rondo Hatton
Birth: Apr. 22, 1894
Hagerstown
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1946
Los Angeles
California, USA

Actor. Horror film cult figure whose deformities of the face and body (caused by acromegaly, a distorting disease) inspired Hollywood to cast him as a monstrous killer in several mystery/horror thrillers. His most memorable screen appearances were in "The Pearl of Death" (1944) and "House of Horrors" (1946), both released by Universal Pictures. As a member of the American Legion he fought in World War I, during the course of which he was exposed to poison gas. Some have suggested that this may have triggered his acromegaly. Relatives, friends and co-workers described him as a very kind, gentle and deeply religious man in real life, and he was happily married. 

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
American Legion Cemetery
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
 
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Record added: May 17, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22367
Rondo Hatton
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Rondo Hatton
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Rondo Hatton
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Thank you Sir, for your Service to your Country. Thank you too for the many fun movies you helped to create. Forever in our (movie lovers) heads and hearts. Rest Well.
- Larry Caplin
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014
Job well done sir
- Mike L.
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace sir.
- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
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