was an American stage, screen, and television character actor.
Born in Washington, North Carolina, Hamilton is best remembered for his role as the ignorant Amity Island mayor in the Steven Spielberg shark-thriller Jaws and its sequel Jaws 2. He also had memorable roles in the critically acclaimed 1959 film Anatomy of a Murder and as Mr. Robinson in The Graduate. For many years both before and during his film career, Hamilton was a prominent dramatic actor, earning a Tony Award nomination for his role in the 1965 production of Absence of a Cello.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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