Ken Hutchison

Ken Hutchison

Ken Hutchison
Ken Hutchison

Ken Hutchison’s best known role was as one of the yokel band of thugs who set upon Dustin Hoffman in “Straw Dogs” , Sam Peckinpah;s extremely violent film.   He also played the lead villian in “Ladyhawke”.   He was a moody, broody agressive Heathcliff in the 1978 adaptation of “Wuthering Heights”.   He played menancing thugs in such series as “The Sweeney2, “Hazell” and “Minder”.   He made one film in Hollywood in 1971, “The Wrath of God” with Robert Mitchum and Rita Hayworth.   Interesting article on “Straw Dogs” on the “Guardian” website here.

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