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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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Filmography

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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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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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[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 »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1958 Tony Award as Best Director for "Look Homeward, Angel." See more »

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Frequently would cast Paul Newman and Robert Redford See more »

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