Halyna Hutchins: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Husband

Halyna Hutchins: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Death, Rust, Education, Hometown, Films: Halyna Hutchins was a Ukrainian journalist and cinematographer. Over the course of her career, she has worked on more than 30 films, short films, and TV series. Her best works included Archenemy, Darlin, and Blindfire. She was extremely talented and filled with spirits. However, the young actress was shot dead in a shooting accident during the production of the film Rust on 21st October 2021. Recently, Alec Baldwin is charged with the involuntary murder of Halya Hutchins who was shot dead when Alec fired a Prop Gun st her on the sets of “Rust”.Many other crew members were also charged with her mother. Keep reading this article to know about her life.

Halyna Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins Birthday, Birthplace, Parents, Age

Halyna Hutchins was born on 10th April in the year 1979 in Horodets, Zhytomyr Oblast in Ukraine. She was brought up on a Soviet military base in the Artic in the Russian city of Murmansk. Her father, Anatoly Androsovych had served in the Soviet Navy. She used to call herself an “army brat”, growing up around the military.  While she was living at the military base when Halyna Hutchins showed an interest in films, says Jim Hemphill, a film historian. Her mother, Olgy Androsovych, used to work as a nurse in the Hospital. At one point, Halyna was trapped along with her family members in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Halyna Hutchins Education, Zodiac

Halyna completed her education at National Agricultural University studying economics and then later at Kyiv National University studying journalism. At the latter, she graduated with a degree in international journalism. After on in Eastern Europe, she started working on documentary films as an investigative journalist. Born on 10th April, her Sun sign or Zodiac sign is Aries.

Halyna Hutchins Career, Films

From Europe, Halyna Hutchins moved to Los Angeles, where she decided to focus on her career in filmmaking. She started engaging in production and fashion photography. From Los Angeles, she was encouraged by a cinematographer, Bob Primes, to apply to the American Film Institute Conservatory, where at the moment he was teaching. After being accepted to the institute, Halyna Hutchins studied for a two-year master’s program in 2013. Later in 2015, she graduated after being mentored by Stephen Lighthill. The thesis project that she had submitted called Hidden, which was made along with the director Rayan Farzad, appeared on the screens of the Camerimage International Film Festival, AFI Fest, and then at the Austin Film Festival.

In 2018, Halyna Hutchins became the first woman among eight cinematographers who participated in the Fox DP Lab program. This became a huge influence as it became a way to provide better opportunities for women interested in cinematography. American Cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins was named one of the “10 up-and-coming directors of photography who are making their mark” in 2019. For the film Archenemy in 2020, she became the director of photography on Adam Egypt Mortimer. Later, she had been credited for her works in movies like Darlin’ (2019), Blindfire (2020), and The Mad Hatter (2021). Her other works include Snowbound (2017), A Luv Tale: The Series (2018–2021), To the New Girl (2020), The Mad Hatter (2021), and Rust (suspended).

Halyna Hutchins Career

Halyna Hutchins Death, Rust, Alec Baldwin, Cases

The movie Rust, directed by Joel Souza, had Halyna Hutchins as the cinematographer. The movie starred Alec Baldwin, Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon, Frances Fisher, and Jensen Ackles. On October 21 in 2021, in Bonanza City, New Mexico, at the Bonanza Creek Ranch, Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot while Joel Souza was injured while being on the set of the production of the movie. The shot was discharged by Alec Baldwin, who used the gun as a prop. It is known that the gun was given to him by assistant director Dave Halls. It is being reported that there was a mix-up during the production.

Currently, it is being investigated by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico First Judicial District Attorney, and the New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau. There is an uprising debate on whether the use of real guns as props is safe in the film industry. Alec Baldwin shot the gun used as a prop, injuring Halyna Hutchins, while she was working there. It was reported that she died later that day on the flight to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Alec Baldwin feels immensely shocked and sad and released a statement the next day. He has promised to support her family and cooperate with the police.

Halyna Hutchins Husband, Children, Net Worth

Halyna Hutchins was brought up in Horodets, Zhytomyr Oblast in Ukraine, in the year 1979. While she was studying at Kyiv National University, she met Matthew, an American, to whom she later got married. The couple is known to have a son named Andros. Currently, her net worth is 5 million dollars.


Here is the full Bio of Halyna Hutchins, her family, mother, father, brother, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, spouse, ethnicity, hometown, birthplace, parents, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, ethnicity, children, death, cause of death and more.

Halyna Hutchins Information Table

Real Name Halyna Hutchins
Nickname Not Known
Gender Female
Profession Cinematographer
Height (approx.) centimeters– 168 cm

meters– 1.68 m

feet inches– 5’ 6”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg

in pounds– 121 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-26-36
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Blonde
Date of Birth 1979
Age (as of 2021) 42 Years
Birth Place Horodets, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality Ukrainian
Hometown Horodets, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine
School Not Known
College/University National Agricultural University

Kyiv National University

Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Not Known
Ethnicity Not Known
Date of Death 21 October 2021
Cause of Death Accidental gunshot
Hobbies/Interests Photography, Writing
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Anatoly Androsovych

Mother: Olgy Androsovych

Siblings N/A
Husband/Wife/Spouse Matthew Hutchins
Children Andros
Net Worth $5 million

Social Media Accounts of the Late Ukrainian




Lesser Known Facts About the Actress

  • Bob Primes, the Cinematographer influenced her and inspired her to learn cinematography.
  • She used to call herself an “army brat” as she grew up in the military,
  • She loved all forms of art and culture.
  • She loved to travel in her spare time.
  • She has Ukrainian Nationality, and even though later on, she lived in the U.S. she often used to go back to her country to reconnect with her roots.
  • She was buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetry.

FAQs on Halyna

1)What was her age when she died?

She was 42 years old when she died.

2)How did she die?

She died on the set of “Rust” when she was shot by Alec Baldwin with a prop gun that was not properly checked.

3)Who was her husband?

Matthew Hutchins was her husband.

4)Did she have any children?

Yes, she had a son called Andros.

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