Robyn Hilton

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Robyn Hilton
Born
Robyn J. Molyneux

(1944-07-13) July 13, 1944 (age 75)
OccupationActress
Years active1974–1985

Robyn Hilton is an American film and television actress and model.[1][2] Hilton was active in the 1970s and 1980s following her debut supporting role as Miss Stein, the secretary to Governor William J. Le Petomane, in Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles.

Life and career[edit]

Robyn Jo Hilton was born on July 13, 1944 in Twin Falls, Idaho as Robyn J. Molyneux. She was the daughter of James Elias Molyneux, (b. October 3, 1920, White Pine County, Nevada; d. August 7, 2008, Pomona, Los Angeles Co., California) and Erma Jeanne Upp - Molyneux, Molyneaux, Beard, Rapp, (b. July 3, 1924, Eldorado, Clay Co., Nebraska; d. April 30, 2003).

Her father, who served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and her mother are buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.

Hilton grew up on a farm near Twin Falls, Idaho.[3] She graduated from Jerome High School in 1958. Hilton attended Boise Junior College and Utah State University before becoming a weather forecaster in her home town.[4]

In 1974, she was featured fully clothed twice in Playboy magazine.[2] In addition to other film and television work, Hilton appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on January 17, 1974. Her last credited role was in 1985.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kleiner, Dick (February 27, 1974). "Robyn Hilton started emoting before cows". The Fort Scott Tribune. 90 (69). p. 6.
  2. ^ a b "Robyn Hilton". Whatever Happened To. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "Native of Idaho stars in film". Deseret News. 383 (166). July 12, 1975. p. W5.
  4. ^ "Hollywood's New Sex Symbol". Parade. July 6, 1974. p. 6 – via The Spokesman-Review.

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