American-Swedish actress Gunilla Hutton is best known for her appearances in Fantasy Island, Petticoat Junction, and Hee Haw. Similarly, she is also a singer. Turned professional in the mid-60s, Hutton records 9 TV credits. she lastly appeared in the TV special The 5th Annual TV Land Awards in 2007.
How Old Is Gunilla Hutton?
Gunilla Hutton was born in 1944, May 15, Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden under the birth sign Taurus. She holds dual nationality i.e. American and Swedish. As of March 2021, 5 feet 7 inches tall Hutton is 76 years old.
She belongs to the white ethnicity and follows the Christian religion. Hutton was raised by her American-Swedish parents in her hometown, however, the details of her family are not available.
Talking about her educational background, she attended Arlington Heights High School which is situated in Fort Worth, Texas.
Notable Acting Credits In 'Petticoat Junction' and 'Hee Haw'
Gunilla started her career as an actress and grabbed the limelight after playing the second Billie Jo Bradley in an American sitcom Petticoat Junction from 1963 to 1970.
Well, the actress appeared in a MeTV commercial while promoting her sitcom Petticoat Junction. Hutton worked along with the actors like Linda Kayne, Lori Saunders, Jimmy Hawkins, and Meredith MacRae in the same series.
Then, she appeared in the TV series Hee Haw 1992 as a regular cast member until the year 1992. Moreover, she also worked in the legal drama Perry Mason and comedy series The Love Boat. Likewise, she is also a part of the television movie Murder Can Hurt You.
Furthermore, Petticoat Junction star Gunilla was also seen in-game shows such as Match Game, Pa s sword, and Family Feud. Besides being an actress, she is also a singer.
Gunilla Hutton's Net Worth- Where Is She Now?
With a TV career of nearly 2 decades, Gunilla Hutton grabbed her wide fame along with fortune. According to online sources, Hutton has a $3 million net worth in early 2021, thanks to her works in Petticoat Junction (1965-66) and in Hee Haw (1969-1992).
Hutton may have earned a salary of hundreds of thousand dollars per year, as a prominent actress during her career height., On average, an actor in the United States can sum up to $57,000 yearly.
From 1980 to 1981, Gunilla was cast in the guest-role in Fantasy Island, and then appeared as a guest (self) in Vicki! (1992-94). In 2005, she worked in two doc u mentaries: Paul Henning & The Hillbillies and The History of Hooterville. Since appearing in The 5th Annual TV Land Awards in 2007, where she was a winner, Gunilla is yet to make an on-screen appearance. Currently, she is enjoying her retired life & lives away from the limelight.
Gunilla Hutton's Married Life, Affair & Husband
Gunilla was married to now-late husband Allan Freeman, a pilot of the US Air Force. After dating for some years, the duo exchanged vows on January 10, 1970. They even welcomed 3 children together: Erik Freeman, Amber Vanderbilt, and Christian Freeman. They remained together until Freeman died in 2014 at the age of 80.
Prior to Allan, Hutton was in a relationship with (late) acclaimed singer & pianist Nate 'King' Cole. Gunilla was the mistress of King Cole, as he was still married to then-wife Maria, according to the autobiography of Cole's daughter Natalie Cole. At the time of dating, the Petticoat Junction was in her 20s while the late singer was already in his late 40s.
Moreover, at one point, it was reported that Gunilla even called Cole's wife Maria & asked her to divorce him. Later., after Maria's confrontation with Nate, he ended his affair with Hutton & resuscitated his relationship with his wife. Shortly after Nate was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer & was beside his spouse until his death in 1965.
Age, Height & Body Statistics
- Age: Gunilla, as of 2021 is 76 years old.
- Birth sign: Taurus
- Height: Her height is 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.
- Body Measurements: She has maintained a slim body.
- Hair Color: Her hair is blonde.
- Eyes Color: Hutton's eyes are brown.
- She is not active on the social media platform.
by samikshya, 14 Jun, 2019