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Bill Wyler | Lt Col William Wyler
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on cinematographer Gregg Toland
] A great and happy influence on my work. Usually photography doesn't influence direction, but Toland's deep focus work did because we were able to let the audience do its own cutting. But if the photography allows you to see all four actors in one shot and in sharp focus, reacting to each other within the same shot, you've gained the opportunity to use a big ...
William Wyler and Margaret Sullavan got divorced after a 16 month marriage when he discovered that Sullavan had gotten an abortion without even telling him that she was pregnant. She felt a baby would damage her career and thought that Wyler would have wanted her to have the baby.
Known for his rich, honest exploration of people and human behavior, regardless of the scale of the film