Robyn Hilton was possibly one of the best actresses of her time although she never got major roles in movies and TV shows until she eventually left the glamorous industry. Hilton first gained prominence as a weather forecaster before she plunged into Hollywood as an actress with her most notable work as Miss Stein in Blazing Saddles – while also modeling on the side.
She may have left the entertainment industry, but her body of works still speaks volume. Let’s get more insight into her person, bio, net worth among other facts as we read through the following paragraphs.
Who is Robyn Hilton?
Robyn J. Molyneux popularly known as Robyn Jo Hilton was born on the 13th of July 1944 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Despite being raised in the farms where she spent her childhood tending to horses and cows, she still made out time for education, graduating from Jerome High School in 1958, before proceeding to Boise Junior College. Robyn Hilton eventually graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree.
After her school, Robyn landed her first paying job as a weather forecaster in her hometown which exposed her to the cameras and eventually made her a public figure in broadcast journalism. She had a brief but exciting time as a weather forecaster, before taking off from the newsroom to explore the other parts of the camera as an actress and a model.
7 Facts You Should Know About the Actress
1. Family – Parents
Robyn Hilton was born to James Elias Molyneux (father) and Erma Jeanne Upp (mother). Her father was said to be a U.S Army officer that served during World War II and an experimental engineer. It is assumed she is an only child as she has kept mum about her siblings – if any.
Her mother died on April 30, 2003, while her father passed on almost five years after on August 7, 2008. They were buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.
2. Film and Television Career
Shortly after Robyn Hilton left the newsroom as a broadcast journalist in 1964, she launched her career as an actress in the film industry with minor roles in My Tale is Hot as well as Kiss Me Quick. The beautiful Twin Falls native soon landed a supporting role in the 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles, portraying of Miss Stein, the governor’s secretary. The film was a hit, recording huge commercial success.
The same year, Robyn starred in four other productions – The Single Girls as Denise, The Last Porno Flick as Linda Loveman, The Rookies as Crystal, and Police Woman as Trudy. The year 1975 saw her feature in Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze and Video Vixens. Before she bowed out from the movie industry in 1985, Robyn Hilton appeared in Starsky and Hutch episode (1977) while her final movie credit was the role of Maid Marian in Malibu Express, an American action film which also had stars like Darby Hinton, Lori Sutton, and others.
Moreso, she made a guest appearance in Johnny Carson night show alongside fellow actor Fernando Lamas, comedian Richard Preyor, and screenwriter Peter Blatty.
3. She Acted in Adult Films
It is no news that the former Hollywood star modeled for several brands during her prime, with her attractive and gorgeous physique. She landed many erotic photoshoots gracing the pages of notable publications including Playboy Magazine during the course of her modeling career. At the same time, Robyn Hilton starred in six adult films between 1975 and 1977 using aliases.
Interestingly, most if not all of her pornographic works were gutted in a fire that raised the warehouse of Mitch Orenstein’s M.O.R.E publication in Carson City.
4. Net Worth
Although it has been years since Robyn Hilton last appeared before a camera or in any productions, as well as modeling photo shoots, credible sources peg her net worth between $2 and $8 million. The sum is her earnings in the short but impactful career as a model and actress.
5. Husband and Children
Robyn Hilton was married twice in her entire life. Her first marriage was to William Hilton which took place on the 2nd of September 1961. Their marriage produced two children (all daughters). The marriage lasted for seven years, ending in 1968 in an official divorce.
Her second marriage was with Alan Mihoces which took place on April 24, 1990, the marriage was said to have ended in divorce in 2016 after producing one child. Details about her children are not in the public domain. Although many believe her lovely daughters from first marriage perished in a car accident.
6. Body Measurements
Robyn Hilton is now a septuagenarian, even though she was a paragon of beauty to behold in her prime. Her curvaceous body measurement is reported as 37-25-37 inches for her bust, waist, and hip. This stats were projected by her height of 5 feet 10 inches and weight of 60 kg.
7. Where Is Robyn Hilton Now?
Many have speculated of Robyn Hilton whereabouts since she disappeared from the big screens. Well, some sources believe that she currently leads a quiet life in Sonoma Coast State Park and she is still very much alive even though she does not operate any social media account.