Violet Hilton (1908–1969)

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Born to a barmaid, Violet and her conjoined twin sister Daisy Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a private meeting with a lawyer at the age of 23. They... See full bio »

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Freaks Siamese Twin
(1932)
Chained for Life Vivian Hamilton
(1952)
(1994)

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 1952 Chained for Life
Vivian Hamilton (as The Hilton Sisters)
 1932 Freaks
Siamese Twin
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 1994 L'oeil du cyclone (TV Series documentary)
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 2012 Bound by Flesh (Documentary)
 2008 Muchachada nui (TV Series)
Gemela Hillvalley (segment "Mundo Viejuno: Las Gemelas Hillvalley")
- Episode #2.4 (2008) ... Gemela Hillvalley (segment "Mundo Viejuno: Las Gemelas Hillvalley") (uncredited)
 1999 Sideshow: Alive on the Inside (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1999 Freaks Uncensored! (Documentary)
Herself - Siamese Twin
 1981 Some Call Them... Freaks (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Siamese Twin

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Alternate Names:

The Hilton Sisters

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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Violet and her sister Daisy Hilton had a Broadway musical called "Sideshow" loosely based on their lives. It was critically acclaimed, but closed after only 91 performances. See more »

Nickname:

San Antonio's Siamese Twins

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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