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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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
 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 (29 credits)
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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm in love with the full, widescreen, two-four-oh aspect ratio of a film. I think it's elegant. I think it's unique to film. It doesn't look like a painting, it doesn't look like a television, it doesn't look like a theater. It looks like film. So I love it. See more »

Trivia:

Son of Barry Hyams & Ruth Hurok-Lief. 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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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