Trey Wilson


Trey Wilson Famous memorial

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Jan 1989 (aged 40)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 15666419 View Source

Actor. Born Donald Yearnsley Wilson III, native of Houston, Texas, he is best known for his role as Nathan Arizona Huffhines, Sr. in "Raising Arizona" (1987). He also portrayed the father of singer Pat Benatar in her "Love Is A Battlefield" music video, in which she plays a runaway. His other credits include the films "Drive-In" (1976), "Three Warriors" (1978), "Vampire Hookers" (1978), "Three-Way Weekend" (1980), "Big Blonde" (1980), "A Soldier's Story" (1984), "F/X" (1986), "End Of The Line" (1988), "The House On Carroll Street" (1988), "Married To The Mob" (1988), "Great Balls of Fire" (1988), "Bull Durham" (1988), "Welcome Home" (1989), and the television programs, "Law & Order", "Crime Story" , "Spenser: For Hire", "The News Is The News", and "Dallas." He was also a talented stage actor. At the time of his death, from a brain hemmorhage at age of 40, Wilson was set to play a crime boss in "Miller's Crossing". The role eventually went to Albert Finney. Director Jonathan Demme dedicated "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991) to Wilson's memory.

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