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George Roy Hill (1921–2002)


George Roy Hill was never able to 'hit it off' with the critics despite the fact that 2 of his films - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), and The Sting (1973) - had remained among the top 10 box office hits by 1976. His work was frequently derided as 'impersonal' or lacking in stylistic trademarks. Andrew Sarris famously referred to it as ... See full bio »

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

Known For

The Sting
The Sting Director
(1973)
Slap Shot
Slap Shot Director
(1977)

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 »
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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:

Frequently would cast Paul Newman and Robert Redford See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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