George Hamilton had co-starred with Lisa Rinna in the romantic TV drama (2006) in the show’s second season, and gained new fans from younger and older generations alike.
The currently single 76-year-old was traveling in St.
Moritz, and unavailable for comment, but William Stadiem, co-author of the star's memoir, says the "thing to remember about George is he's the best-connected actor in the history of the film business.
Imagine if Malia Obama were to show up at this year's Academy Awards with Jaden Smith on her arm.
Something not unlike that unfolded a half a century ago, except with President Lyndon B.
reported that Johnson was "the unofficial star of the evening." It turned out to be a brilliant publicity move for Hamilton, who became the focus of enough worldwide media attention to make a Kardashian weep with jealousy.
Johnson's 22-year-old daughter and a B-level star even then famous mostly for his tan.Somehow George Hamilton, 26 at the time, had begun dating Lynda Bird Johnson — whom he'd met at a dinner party given by Henry Ford II's daughter Charlotte — and invited her to the 1966 Oscars.