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Bill Wyler | Lt Col William Wyler
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
They asked me to do Ben-Hur
(1959). It was really not the kind of picture I...I been making. But, I felt it would be intriguing to see if I could make a Cecil B. DeMille
Was hired to replace Sidney Lumet
as director of Funny Girl
(1968). Lumet left the picture over differences with producer Ray Stark
and star Barbra Streisand
. Wyler originally declined the offer, because he was deaf in one ear and said he couldn't do a musical, but reconsidered after meeting Streisand. Several co-stars later publicly blasted Wyler and Streisand for many of their scenes being cut ...
Known for his rich, honest exploration of people and human behavior, regardless of the scale of the film