Antony Hamilton Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Sri Dhanya
Feb 08, 2024 By Sri Dhanya
Originally Published on Feb 09, 2023
Edited by Shadiya Ahammad
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Antony Hamilton was an English Australian Model and actor.
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About Antony Hamilton

Antony Hamilton-Smith was an English Australian actor, model, and dancer born on May 4, 1952.

The talented actor rose to fame after his work as a ballet dancer with 'The Australian Ballet' before becoming a model. He further pursued acting and landed an iconic role in the TV film 'Samson And Delilah'.

He was seen in the leading role in the television series 'Cover Up' after the actor previously performing the lead role died from an on-set accident.

The Liverpool England-born actor model was also part of the 1988 'Mission: Impossible'. He played the role of an agent named Max Harte.

After a successful stint in Hollywood, the industry lost this talented actor model to AIDS-related Pneumonia on March 29, 1995. He was only 42 at the time of death in Los Angeles, California.

Antony Hamilton's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Antony Hamilton's net worth?

According to Wikipedia, IMDb, Google, Forbes, and some other sources, Antony's net worth was $3-5 million.

How much did Antony Hamilton earn per year?

Antony Hamilton's annual salary is not available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Antony Hamilton?

Antony Hamilton's height was 6 ft 1 in (187 cm).

How old was Antony Hamilton?

Antony Hamilton died at the age of 42 in 1995.

Childhood And Education

Born in Liverpool, England, Antony Hamilton was orphaned when he was two weeks old. Donald Smith and Margaret Smith later adopted him, calling him 'Antony Hamilton Smith'. Donald Smith was a highly decorated Australian Squadron commander who fought in World War II, and Margaret Smith was an English nurse. According to astrologers, his zodiac sign was Aries.

Antony Hamilton was three years old when his adoptive father retired to Southern Australia. He grew up on a large sheep farm. Since he was 10, he attended Scotch College in Adelaide. At 15, he won a scholarship at the Australian Ballet School.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Antony Hamilton dating?

No information about Antony Hamilton's wife is available.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Before becoming a model, Antony Hamilton started his career as a ballet dancer at The Australian Ballet, where he toured Europe and the Soviet Union for two years. He resigned from The Australian Ballet Company in 1973.

In 1973, Vladimir Bliokh, a world-famous Russian global photojournalist and premier performing arts photographer, discovered Antony Hamilton during a dance tour in Europe. Vladimir took around 200 photos of Hamilton and presented them to the young Aussie just before he left for the Moscow airport.

At the age of 21, Antony Hamilton moved to London and decided to stop dancing, and began his career as a model. He worked as a model in Europe, America, Asia, and Africa after signing with a London modeling agency.

Antony Hamilton became a favorite subject of the world-famous photographers – Richard Avedon and Bruce Weber. He often used to work with designers such as Gianni Versace. While modeling, he started taking acting classes to expand his work.

Antony Hamilton's famous films and shows are 'Nocturna: Granddaughter of Dracula' (1979), 'Samson and Delilah' (1984), 'Cover Up' (1984-1985), 'Mirrors' (1985), the comedy film 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' (1986), 'The Hitchhiker' (1986), 'The New Twilight Zone' (1986), 'The Charmings' (1987), 'L.A. Law' (1987), 'Sonny Spoon' (1988), 'Mission: Impossible' (1988-1990), 'Howling IV: The Original Nightmare' (1988), 'P.S. I Luv U' (1991), and 'Fatal Instinct' (1992). He also has appeared in Sheena Easton's music video 'Swear'.

In 1987, the England-born actor Antony Hamilton was finalized for the role of James Bond, ultimately rewarded to Timothy Dalton. Multiple reasons, like his hair color and so on, were cited by the casting team for the change of choice. He frequently appeared in famous magazines such as Vogue and G.Q.

Antony Hamilton's Hobbies And Interests

Antony Hamilton was interested in cricket, basketball, and many other sports as a teenager.

He was also a member of the 'Order of Australia'.

Other Interesting Antony Hamilton Facts And Trivia

  • In 1984, Antony Hamilton won his first notable role in the television film 'Samson And Delilah'.
  • Antony Hamilton was cremated, and his family scattered his ashes off the coast of Malibu.
  • It is to be noted that Antony Hamilton competed for the same roles as Jon-Erik Hexum. While he won the Samson role, he was hired for the 'Cover Up' series after his rival died in real life.

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Antony Hamilton Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Antony Hamilton

Date of Birth

1952-05-04

Date of Death

1995-03-29

Nationality

British

Place of Birth

Liverpool

Height

180 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?

No

Education

The Australian Ballet School, Scotch College Adelaide
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