STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,652 this week

William Dear


William Dear was born on November 30, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a director and writer, known for Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982) and The Rocketeer (1991). See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4365 people
created 25 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 668 people
created 16 Apr 2013
 
a list of 8 people
created 10 May 2014
 
a list of 26 people
created 21 Sep 2014
 
a list of 81 people
created 24 Nov 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William Dear's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Harry and the Hendersons
(1987)
The Rocketeer
The Rocketeer Writer
(1991)
Wild America
Wild America Director
(1997)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (35 credits)
 2011 A Mile in His Shoes (TV Movie)
 2010 The Wannabes Starring Savvy (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.17 (2010)
 2009 Mr. Troop Mom (TV Movie)
 2008 Free Style
 2007 The Sandlot: Heading Home (Video)
 2006 Simon Says (as Bill Dear)
 2006 The Foursome
 2005 School of Life (TV Movie)
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Santa Who? (2000)
 1999 Balloon Farm (TV Movie)
 1997 Wild America
 1992 Covington Cross (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1992)
 1991 Dinosaurs (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990 Hollywood Dog (TV Movie)
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mummy Daddy (1985)
 1985 Television Parts Home Companion (Video short)
 1981 An Evening with Sir William Martin (Video short)
 1981 Elephant Parts (Video)
 1981 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Robert Hays/14 Karat Soul/Joe 'King' Carrasco & The Crowns (1981) ... (segment "The Foreign Film")
- Ray Sharkey/Jack Bruce & Friends (1981) ... (segment "The Man with the Black Hat", as Dear)
 1977 Rio (Short)
 1975 Nymph
 1969 Mr. Grey (Short)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (10 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Dear | Dear
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Father of Oliver Dear. See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page

How to Wield a Lightsaber

Legendary sword choreographer Tim Weske teaches our "IMDb Show" Jedis the basics of lightsaber combat. Plus, we break down the origins of some iconic Star Wars creatures.

Watch now