George Roy Hill Overview

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Born: December 20, 1921

During his heyday, George Roy Hill was one of the most respected directors around. With classics like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, and The World of Henry Orient to his credit, he remains one of the most admired filmmakers of all time. Born in New York City, Hill studied music at Yale and literature at Trinity College in Dublin. He also served as a Marine pilot in WWII and the Korean War before he began his directing career on Broadway and during the early years of live... See All


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