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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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Stage Play: Period of Adjustment. Written by Tennessee Williams. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by George Roy Hill. Helen Hayes Theatre: 10 May 1960- 4 Mar 1961 (132 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Barbara Baxley (as "Isabel Haverstick"), James Daly, Robert Webber, Lester Mack, Rosemary Murphy (as "Dorothea Bates"),... See more »

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[on Julie Andrews] A gutsy lady. See more »

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Uncle of Tim Hill. See more »

Trademark:

The use of Jump cuts in action sequences See more »

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