Date of Birth:
22 April 1894
Rondo Hatton played in 2 movies in the Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Music genres.
Rondo Hatton got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Hatton was a soldier in the US army during World War I, fighting on the Western front, and was gassed during a German attack. He contracted acromegaly as a result, which affected his pituitary gland and resulted in his facial deformity. By all accounts a kind, sensitive man, he was reportedly extremely unhappy at the crude, vulgar way Universal exploited his unfortunate disease but, as he was under contract, he could do nothing about it. After his death, Universal--perhaps suffering a twinge of guilt--sold his last picture, The Brute Man (1946), to low-rent studio PRC, which made nothing but ultra-cheap B films. It was released as a PRC picture--Universal's name appears nowhere on it.
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