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Arthur Hill (I) (1922–2006)

Canadian-born actor Arthur Hill was raised in the Saskatchewan town of Melfort. The son of a lawyer, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII before receiving his college education at the University of British Columbia. Intending on following in his father's footsteps in the field of law, he supported himself in school with a job ... See full bio »

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 1984-1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Preston Giles
- The Return of Preston Giles (1990) ... Preston Giles
- The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (1984) ... Preston Giles
 1990 Columbo (TV Series)
The Governor
- Agenda for Murder (1990) ... The Governor
 1986 Christmas Eve (TV Movie)
Andrew Kingsley
 1986 A Fine Mess (uncredited)
 1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (TV Movie)
Thomas Shea
 1984-1985 Glitter (TV Series)
Charles Hardwick
- Suddenly Innocent (1985) ... Charles Hardwick
- The Runaway (1985) ... Charles Hardwick
- Rock 'n Roll Heaven (1985) ... Charles Hardwick
- Fathers and Children (1985) ... Charles Hardwick
- The Matriarch (1985) ... Charles Hardwick
 1985 One Magic Christmas
Caleb Grainger
 1985 Murder in Space (TV Movie)
Vice President
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Terence Carter
- People Don't Do Such Things (1985) ... Terence Carter
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
Dr. Phil Julian
 1984 Love Leads the Way: A True Story (TV Movie)
Mr. Frank
 1983 Prototype (TV Movie)
Gen. Keating
 1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes
Narrator (voice)
 1983 Intimate Agony (TV Movie)
Dr. Holliston
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Willy Shrike
- Miss Lonelyhearts (1983) ... Willy Shrike
 1982 Tomorrow's Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Glenn Gorham
 1982 Making Love
 1981 The Amateur
 1981 Dirty Tricks
Professor Prosser
 1981 Angel Dusted (TV Movie)
Michael Eaton
 1980 The Return of Frank Cannon (TV Movie)
Dr. Curtis McDonald
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie)
Dale 'Diz' Corbett
 1980 Hagen (TV Series)
Carl Palmer
- Hear No Evil (1980) ... Carl Palmer
- The Straw Man (1980) ... Carl Palmer
- Hagen (Pilot) (1980) ... Carl Palmer
 1980 The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (TV Movie)
Gen. Thomas Ewing
 1979 Churchill and the Generals (TV Movie)
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
 1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Governor (uncredited)
 1979 A Little Romance
Richard King
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
 1979 The Champ
 1977 Tell Me My Name (TV Movie)
Porter McPhail
 1977 Something Ventured (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
U.S. Medical Colonel
 1976 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Lansford Ingalls
- Journey in the Spring: Part 2 (1976) ... Lansford Ingalls
- Journey in the Spring: Part 1 (1976) ... Lansford Ingalls
 1976 Futureworld
 1976 Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (TV Movie)
Judge James Edwin Horton
 1975 The Killer Elite
Cap Collis
 1975 The Rivalry (TV Movie)
Abraham Lincoln
 1975 Death Be Not Proud (TV Movie)
John Gunther
 1971-1974 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Owen Marshall
- The Ghost of Buzz Stevens (1974) ... Owen Marshall
- The Desertion of Keith Ryder (1974) ... Owen Marshall
- To Keep and Bear Arms (1974) ... Owen Marshall
- I've Promised You a Father: Part 2 (1974) ... Owen Marshall
- The Break In (1974) ... Owen Marshall
 1971-1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Owen Marshall
- I've Promised You a Father: Part 1 (1974) ... Owen Marshall
- Men Who Care: Part 1 (1971) ... Owen Marshall
 1973 Ordeal (TV Movie)
Richard Damian
 1971 The Andromeda Strain
Dr. Jeremy Stone
 1971 Vanished (TV Movie)
Arnold Greer
 1971 The Pursuit of Happiness
John Popper
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Councilman Gerald Brighton / Leo Crown
- Aquarius Descending (1970) ... Councilman Gerald Brighton
- Echo of a Nightmare (1970) ... Leo Crown
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Ainsley Walters
- Giants Never Kneel (1970) ... Ainsley Walters
 1970 The Other Man (TV Movie)
Paul Maitland
 1970 Rabbit, Run
Jack Eccles
 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Jason Forrest
- All the Beautiful Young Girls (1969) ... Jason Forrest
 1969 The Chairman
 1966-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Max Griswold / Richard Bender / Edward Lennan / ...
- The Attorney (1969) ... Richard Bender
- By Force and Violence: Part 2 (1967) ... Max Griswold
- By Force and Violence: Part 1 (1967) ... Max Griswold
- The Plague Merchant (1966) ... Edward Lennan
- Flight to Harbin (1966) ... Ernest Putnam / Dr. Charles King
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Charles Warburton
- Warburton's Edge (1969) ... Charles Warburton
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Jim Davis
- My Client, the Fool (1968) ... Jim Davis
 1968 Petulia
 1968 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Bryan Gray
- Secrets (1968) ... Bryan Gray
 1967 The Desperate Hours (TV Movie)
Dan Hilliard
 1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Dr. Frederick Howell
- Death of a Very Small Killer (1967) ... Dr. Frederick Howell
 1967 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Evan Clayton
- Atta Girl, Kelly!: Love Is Blind (1967) ... Evan Clayton
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Bill Dagen
- The Assassin (1967) ... Bill Dagen
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Warren Doneghan
- The Leeches (1967) ... Warren Doneghan
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Donald Hammond
- The Fatal Mistake (1966) ... Donald Hammond
 1966 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Janos Passik
- The Carriers (1966) ... Janos Passik
 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
- Monster from the Inferno (1966) ... Lindsay
 1966 Harper
Albert Graves
 1966 Moment to Moment
Neil Stanton
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Alan Slater
- Vote for Murder (1964) ... Alan Slater
 1961-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Matthew J. Ritter / Fred Braden / Mike Remington
- Go Between (1964) ... Matthew J. Ritter
- The Last Six Months (1962) ... Fred Braden
- The Boy Between (1961) ... Mike Remington
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Dr. George Allison
- Question: Remember the Dark Sins of Youth? (1964) ... Dr. George Allison
 1963 In the Cool of the Day
Sam Bonner
 1963 The Ugly American
 1962 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Paul Barrett
- Night Shift (1962) ... Paul Barrett
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Howard Davis
- Kiss the Maiden All Forlorn (1962) ... Howard Davis
 1962 Frontiers of Faith (TV Series)
 1958-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Robert Howell / Putnam Bayne Jr.
- The Big Laugh (1962)
- Game of Hearts (1960)
- The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1960) ... Robert Howell
- The Enemies (1958) ... Putnam Bayne Jr.
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Fr. Francis Gregory
- The Canada Run (1962) ... Fr. Francis Gregory
 1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
George Davis
- The Battle of Hearts (1961) ... George Davis
- Battle of Hearts (1961) ... George Davis
 1961 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Alan Reynolds
- The Sweet Kiss of Madness (1961) ... Alan Reynolds
 1961 Lamp Unto My Feet (TV Series)
Walter Matthews
- Episode dated 26 November 1961 (1961) ... Walter Matthews
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
Horace Kipper
- Who Is the Fairest One of All? (1961) ... Horace Kipper
 1961 The Young Doctors
 1961 Special for Women: Mother and Daughter (TV Movie)
Philip Evans
 1961 Our American Heritage (TV Series)
Samuel Gompers
- The Invincible Teddy (1961) ... Samuel Gompers
 1960-1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- A Clearing in the Woods (1961) ... Barney
- The Closing Door (1960)
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
William Benson / Howard Wilcox
- The Man Who Found the Money (1960) ... William Benson
- Human Interest Story (1959) ... Howard Wilcox
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
- The Stone Boy (1960) ... Joe
 1960 The Stone Boy (TV Movie)
 1960 Dow Hour of Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Walter Hartright
- The Woman in White (1960) ... Walter Hartright
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Mike Willow
- Roman Gesture (1960) ... Mike Willow
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Rev. James Morell
- Candida (1960) ... Rev. James Morell
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Ethan Frome (1960) ... Narrator
 1960 The Closing Door (TV Movie)
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
- In Retaliation (1959) ... Josh
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Morning After (1957) ... Ivory
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- In the Fog (1957)
 1956 Born Yesterday (TV Movie)
Paul Verrall
 1956 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
- The Silver Curtain (1956) ... Jerry
 1955 The Deep Blue Sea
Jackie Jackson
 1955 Raising a Riot
American Sergeant (uncredited)
 1954 Shop Spoiled
Alice's Escort
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
- Dream Stuff (1954) ... Jim
 1954 Family Affair
Slim Cassidy
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Erwin Trowbridge / Alvin Butterworth
- Three Men on a Horse (1954) ... Erwin Trowbridge
- Third Cousin (1950) ... Alvin Butterworth
 1953 A Day to Remember
 1953 Mr. Dooley, Jnr. (TV Movie)
 1952 Bombay Waterfront
Cranmer Guest
 1952 Penny Princess
Representative of Johnson K. Johnson (uncredited)
 1952 You're Only Young Twice
Mystery Man (uncredited)
 1952 Brighthaven Express
Ted Harrison
 1951 Scarlet Thread
 1951 Mr Drake's Duck
American Vice Consul
 1950 The Body Said No!
Robin King
 1949 The Undefeated (Documentary short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1949 Miss Pilgrim's Progress
American Vice-Consul (uncredited)
 1949 I Was a Male War Bride
Dependents Clearing Officer (uncredited)
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini-Series)
Abner Small
- Part 2 (1947) ... Abner Small
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(2/5/69) Stage: Appeared (as "Lyon Burke XII") in Tom Eyen's play, "The Kama Sutra (An Organic Happening)," in a Theatre of the Eye Repertory Company production in New York City with Lamar Alford (as "Hornus 1"), Carole Silon (as "Trugrita II"), David Baker Jr. (as "Marvin Minnifreke III"), Suzanne Gilbert (as "Ruth of the ... See more »

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That script was the size of a telephone book, but I knew I had to be part of it. Later, when I learned the script would not be cut and that there would no out-of- town tryouts, I fought to get out of it. Fortunately, I didn't." AH, referring to his 1962 Broadway smash in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Hill's pre-law studies at the University of British Columbia were interrupted when he was drafted into the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he was a mechanic. After World War II he returned to the university, earned his bachelor's degree and began taking courses for a law degree. See more »

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