Jeffrey Hunter

American actor and producer (1926–1969)

Jeffrey Hunter (born Henry Herman "Hank" McKinnies Jr.; November 25, 1926 – May 27, 1969) was an American actor and producer. He was known for his roles in movies such as The Searchers and King of Kings.[1]

Jeffrey Hunter
Jeffrey Hunter Sgt Rutledge.jpg
Hunter in 1960
Henry Herman McKinnies Jr.

(1926-11-25)November 25, 1926
DiedMay 27, 1969(1969-05-27) (aged 42)
Cause of deathIntracranial hemorrhage and skull fracture
Resting placeGlen Haven Memorial Park in Sylmar, California
Other namesJeff Hunter
Hank McKinnies
Alma materNorthwestern University
University of California, Los Angeles
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1950–1969
Barbara Rush
(m. 1950; div. 1955)

Joan Bartlett
(m. 1957; div. 1967)

Emily McLaughlin (m. 1969)


  1. "Jeff Hunter, Movie Actor, Dies Tuesday". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. May 28, 1969. p. 4.