profileHyland was married four times. His first wife was writer Adela Rogers St. John and they had a son, Richard St. John. His second wife was Lou Mathews Lansburgh and they had a son, Lanric. His third wife was actress Ann Staughton and they had a daughter, Patricia. His fourth wife was actress Rochelle Hudson. He died a beautiful death: in his sleep while playing at a pro-am golf tournament at Yosemite National Park, where he had been a Park Ranger in his youth.