George Roy Hill Quotes

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pilot Speed Holman who Hill once explained "used to make his approach to the spectators at state fairs flying past the grandstand upside down. Television
Hill used his Korean War experience as the basis for a TV drama "My Brother's Keeper" which appeared on Kraft Television Theater with Hill himself in the cast. Academy Awards and nominations
1974 - Won - Best Director - The Sting
1970 - Nominated Best Director - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The Great Waldo Pepper (1975): Producer
The World According to Garp (1982): Producer
The Great Waldo Pepper (1975): Story
A Little Romance (1979): Dialogue (uncredited)
Walk East on Beacon! (1952): Nicholas Wilben
The World According to Garp (1982): Pilot (uncredited)

Personal life
In the Margaret Webster theatre company Hill met Louisa Horton whom he married on April 7 1951.

He is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting which both starred the acting duo Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Other notable films are Slaughterhouse-Five The World According to Garp The World of Henry Orient Hawaii Thoroughly Modern Millie The Great Waldo Pepper Slap Shot Funny Farm A Little Romance with Laurence Olivier and The Little Drummer Girl.