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Hal Riney (1932–2008)

Hal Riney was born on July 17, 1932 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Hal Patrick Riney. He was a director and producer, known for Somebody Waiting (1972) and Art & Copy (2009). He was married to Elizabeth Sutherland. He died on March 24, 2008 in San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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Somebody Waiting
Somebody Waiting Director
Art & Copy
Art & Copy Himself


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 1972 Somebody Waiting (Documentary short)
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 1972 Somebody Waiting (Documentary short) (producer)
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 2009 Art & Copy (Documentary)

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One of the foremost advertising copywriters in the USA. He has also provided his distinctive deep timbred voice for numerous TV spots, including Henry Weunhards, First Union, Gallo wines and Subway Sandwiches. See more »

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