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Will Hess

Will was born in Dallas, Texas in April of 1972 and grew up in the New Orleans, Louisiana metro area. He played trumpet in the high school band and marched annually in the Mardi Gras parades along with his 2 brothers and sister whom played the saxophone, trombone and clarinet respectively. After graduating Belle Chasse High School in 1990 he ... See full bio »

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 2017 King Cake: A Big Easy Story (Documentary) (producer) (post-production)
  Aura (producer) (announced)
  Red Army Rising (producer) (announced)
  Turmoil (producer) (announced)
 2013 It! People (TV Series) (producer)
 2010 With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (Documentary) (producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
 2008 Good Chemistry (associate producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
 2006 Zombie Prom (Short) (producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
 2006 Gettin' It (producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
 2005 Berserker (Short) (producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
 2003 Bill the Intern (producer - as William Lawrence Hess)
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Billy Hess | William L. Hess | William Lawrence Hess

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Met Ed Burns in Park City, Utah at the Sundance Film Festival 2003. Inspired by Burns for his do it all (acting, writing, directing, producing) attitude (just like Orson Welles). See more »

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