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Peter Hyams


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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Known For

2010
2010 Director
(1984)
Timecop
Timecop Director
(1994)
End of Days
End of Days Director
(1999)
Outland
Outland Director
(1981)

Filmography

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 2005 Threshold (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2001 The Musketeer
 1999 End of Days
 1997 The Relic
 1995 Sudden Death
 1994 Timecop
 1992 Stay Tuned
 1990 Narrow Margin
 1988 The Presidio
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 2010
 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 (26 credits)
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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

There's a really wretched invention called a zoom lens, which is the most abused, single abused, thing in filmmaking. It's more abused by young filmmakers than anybody. It's just a vile piece of equipment. As for tricky scene transitions, I know directors who sit down and literally look for those things as ways to get from scene to scene. I mean, what is the point of starting on a blade of grass ... See more »

Trivia:

Was considered as a director for Hellboy (2004), before Guillermo del Toro was involved. See more »

Trademark:

All his movies have a character (usually a minor one) named "Spota." See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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