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Tony Hillerman (1925–2008)

Tony Hillerman was born on May 27, 1925 in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma, USA as Anthony Grove Hillerman. He is known for his work on Coyote Waits (2003), The Dark Wind (1991) and A Thief of Time (2004). He was married to Marie Unzner. He died on October 26, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. See full bio »

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 2004 A Thief of Time (TV Movie) (novel)
 2003 Coyote Waits (TV Movie) (novel)
 1991 The Dark Wind (novel)
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 2002 Skinwalkers (TV Movie) (adapted from his novel)
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 2000 The Silence of Cricket Coogler (Video documentary)

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Novel ((Leaphorn and Chee series): Skinwalkers (filmed as Skinwalkers (2002)) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 28 Articles | See more »

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[1996, interview on PBS] I am 71, have now-and-then rheumatic arthritis but now very badly, have in-remission cancer, have had a minor heart attack, have one mediocre eye, one tricky ankle and two unreliable knees due to being blown up in WWII.


He earned a master's degree at the University of New Mexico, where he later taught journalism and became chairman of the journalism department. See more »

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