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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 7 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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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Gang's All Here (1959). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

A George Roy Hill Paul Monash Production
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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:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945- 1985". Pages 429-433. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Trademark:

The use of Jump cuts in action sequences See more »

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