6. Seymour "Hooty"3 Hootkins (William Major2, Shmuel "Samuel"1) was born February 11, 1910. Seymour died January 9, 1997 in Dallas, TX, at age 86.
When Seymour was age 38 and Helen Louise Bolyard was age 36 they became the parents of William Michael "Bill" Hootkins July 5, 1948 in Dallas, TX. When Seymour was age 41 and Helen Louise Bolyard was age 39 they became the parents of Susan Gail Hootkins March 3, 1951 in Dallas, TX. When Seymour was age 43 and Helen Louise Bolyard was age 41 they became the parents of Robert Hootkins March 21, 1953 in Dallas, TX.
Seymour "Hooty" Hootkins and Helen Louise Bolyard had the following children:
William was divorced from Polly Abbott January 19, 2005. The bearded, burly Texan appeared in films, TV shows and on stage in the U.S. and in England, with roles in films including "Star Wars," "Batman""Batman" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
Born in Dallas, Texas, his career in the theater began at St. Mark's School of Texas and with the Harlequin Players. He then attended Princeton U. where he performed with Theatre Intime, and continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.
"Star Wars," in which he played Red Six, was one of this first feature roles, and he went on to appear in films including "Valentino," "Hear My Song," "A River Runs Through It," and the TV version of "The Magnificent Ambersons." Most recently, he appeared in "Colour Me Kubrick," to be released in 2006.
On TV, he appeared in shows including "The West Wing," "The Tomorrow People," "Valerie" and "Taxi."
On stage, he played Alfred Hitchcok in "Hitchcock Blonde" on London's West End, which had been skedded to come to Broadway. He also received good notices for an unabridged recorded version of "Moby Dick" released last year.
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