TAB HUNTER: "The collegiate man in tennis point shirt to which a pin has been added, holding the rep tie elegantly in place." Text & image from Hollywood & the Ivy Look. By Graham Marsh & Tony Nourmand. (minkshmink)

Tab Hunter: "The collegiate man in tennis point shirt to which a pin has been added, holding the rep tie elegantly in place." Text & image from Hollywood & the Ivy Look. By Graham Marsh & Tony Nourmand.

Hunter was born Arthur Kelm on July 11, 1931 in New York City, to Gertrude (Gelien) and Charles Kelm. His mother was a German (Catholic) immigrant, and his father was Jewish. Following his parents' divorce, Hunter grew up in California with his mother, older brother Walter, and maternal grandparents, Ida (Sonnenfleth) and John Henry Gelien. His mother changed her sons' surnames to her maiden name, Gelien.

Tab Hunter enlisted in the Coast Guard at age 15 (he lied about his age) and so served just after World War II.

Hot Dogs and Cake- Tab Hunter & Roddy McDowall

>Tab Hunter offering Roddy McDowall a sausage. I suppose the pair had a few laughs over this pic.Tab Hunter and (supposedly) Anthony Perkins were said to have been lovers at one stage. They make an interesting couple.

Tab Hunter Confidential

Tab Hunter Confidential is a 2015 documentary about the life and career of the titular former actor, matinee idol and heartthrob who was also a closeted homosexual in Hollywood.

Anthony Perkins and Tab Hunter were lovers for a time in the 1950s, but they had to go to great lengths to keep it secret. See how nervous they look together.

Hunter had long-term relationships with actor Anthony Perkins and champion figure skater Ronnie Robertson, before settling down with his partner of 30 years, Allan Glaser. Tab Hunter with Anthony Perkins

Tab Hunter in Return to Treasure Island (Ewald Andre Dupont, 1954)

wehadfacesthen: “Tab Hunter in Return to Treasure Island (Ewald Andre Dupont, ”

Tab Hunter

As a teenager, Art Gelien (later dubbed Tab Hunter) worked as a soda jerk at Wil Wright’s Ice Cream Parlor in Hollywood, where his most memorable experience was serving ice cream to Gene Kelly.

24 Hunky Actors That Will Make You Wish Time Travel Was Real. Also, nearly 2 dozen puns that will make you wish you were that gutsy.

24 Hunky Actors That Will Make You Wish Time Travel Was Real

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