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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), Angels in the Outfield (1994) and Wild America (1997). See full bio »
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2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Harry and the Hendersons
(1987)
Angels in the Outfield
(1994)
Wild America
Wild America Director
(1997)
If Looks Could Kill
(1991)

Filmography

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 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)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Trivia:

Father of Oliver Dear. See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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