About this actor
Hugh Gillin (July 14, 1925 – May 4, 2004) was an American film and television actor. Gillin was born in Galesburg, Illinois. He is best known for playing Sheriff John Hunt in Psycho II and III. Gillin has appeared in a total of 75 films and television series. Gillin last appeared on television in 1998 where he starred in Pensacola: Wings of Gold in the episode "Not in My Backyard". He was a member of AMPAS, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Gillin grew up in Pittsburg, Kansas and attended Pittsburg High School and The University of Kansas. He was a member of the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team in 1947. Gillin died on May 4, 2004, in San Diego, California.