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George Roy Hill (1921–2002)


Combative director George Roy Hill never hit it off with the critics, despite the fact that two of his films -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Sting (1973) -- had remained among the top ten box office hits by 1976. His work was frequently derided as 'impersonal' or lacking in stylistic trademarks, Andrew Sarris famously ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 1988 Funny Farm
 1977 Slap Shot
 1973 The Sting
 1966 Hawaii
 1957-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1956-1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Carnival (1956)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Happy Man (1955)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Henry, Sweet Henry. Musical. Music by Bob Merrill. Lyrics by Bob Merrill. Book by Nunnally Johnson. Based on the novel "The World of Henry Orient" by Nora Johnson. Musical Director: Shepard Coleman. Vocal arrangements by Shepard Coleman. Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Dance arrangements by William Goldenberg and Marvin ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Robert Redford] Redford is a dangerous man to let loose on the streets. He has holes in his head, he should be arrested. See more »

Trivia:

Was original choice to direct Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976). See more »

Trademark:

The use of Jump cuts in action sequences See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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