29 April, 2014


The American actor Craig Hill, known for his many Eurowestern roles from the 1960s and 70s and starring in the DESILU TV show WHIRLYBIRDS from 1957 to 1970, died on April 21, 2014 in Barcelona. Spain, reportedly from natural causes. A 21st Century Fox contract player, his working career spanned 50 years, from 1950, the year he appeared in the classic ALL ABOUT EVE, to the early 21st Century

Craig Hill Fowler was born in 1926 and became a reliable, prolific, versatile TV and film actor who could play both protagonists and villains, he appeared in three Jess Franco films in the latter category: LA BAHIA ESMERALDA aka ESMERALDA BAY (1989), as a CIA hitman, LA CHUTE DES AIGLES and LA PUNTA DE LAS VIBORAS aka DOWNTOWN HEAT (both 1990), as a Nazi officer in the former and as a drug lord in the latter. He moved to Spain in the 1960s and later married the Spanish actress-model Teresa Gimpera (LUCKY, THE INSCRUTABLE).

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