Peter Hyams


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Peter Hyams was born in New York on July 26, 1943, and attended Hunter College Elementary School. He studied art and music at the Art Students League and the High School of Music and Art as well as at Syracuse University, where he majored in music and art. Before he became a CBS News news anchor in New York at the age of 21 he had been a drummer ... See full bio »

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The Relic
Tue, Aug 09 2:50 AM PDT on HBOZ (516)
The Presidio
Tue, Aug 09 6:05 AM PDT on EPDVN (599)

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Known For

Outland Director
(1981)
Timecop Director
(1994)
The Relic Director
(1997)

Filmography

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 2005 Threshold (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2001 The Musketeer
 1999 End of Days
 1999 Black Sabbath: Time Machine (Short) (filmed sequences)
 1997 The Relic
 1995 Sudden Death
 1994 Timecop
 1992 Stay Tuned
 1990 Narrow Margin
 1988 The Presidio
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1981 Outland (directed by)
 1977 Capricorn One
 1975 Peeper
 1974 Our Time
 1974 Busting
 1972 Goodnight, My Love (TV Movie)
 1972 Rolling Man (TV Movie)
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Show Show Self (30 credits)
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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

George-Ann Spota  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think there's no excuse for not trying to make things look wonderful. I mean, I clearly fail more than I succeed... except I don't fail for lack of trying. See more »

Trivia:

His son Nick Hyams is a rapper named Lush One. He Was one of the CEO's of the rap battle league Grindtime and has gone onto to be the head of King Of The Dot's Fresh coast division. See more »

Trademark:

Likes to shoot his movies on soundstages, where none of the light is natural and all of it can be controlled. See more »

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