Gunilla Hutton Biography
(Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Role as ‘Billie Jo Bradley’ in the TV Series ‘Petticoat Junction’)
Birthday: May 15, 1944 (Taurus)
Born In: Gothenburg, Sweden
Gunilla Hutton is a Swedish-born American actor and singer. The TV actor is best known for portraying ‘Billie Jo Bradley,’ the dumb blonde in 'Petticoat Junction,' which was a popular black-and-white era character. Gunilla was the second actor to play the character. Apart from the series, her second major association with any TV production was with the country music TV variety show 'Hee Haw.' Additionally, Gunilla has appeared in a number of other game and variety shows. Some of her notable TV credits are 'Perry Mason,' 'Match Game,' 'The Love Boat,' 'Fantasy Island,' 'Murder Can Hurt You,' and 'Family Feud.' Apart from acting, Gunilla has showcased her singing talent with her singles. Gunilla has gained huge media attention for being romantically involved with the late Nat King Cole, a senior jazz pianist and vocalist. Their relationship, which started in early 1964, was not approved by Nat’s wife. The singer, too, was not ready to leave his wife for Gunilla. They eventually broke up after Nat was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Gunilla then got married to an air force pilot and had three children.