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Also Known As: Died: December 27, 2002
Born: December 20, 1922 Cause of Death: complications of Parkinson's disease
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Funny Farm (1988) as Director
Andy Farmer, a sportswriter with dreams of being a great novelist, moves with his wife to the New England countryside in order to write his novel with no distractions. Of course, distractions are all Andy finds. The birds sing too loudly, there are snakes in the lake, and it costs 20 cents to make a call from the pay phone in the kitchen. Over time, Farmer grows withdrawn and bitter, and when his wife decides to take a stab at writing, it becomes unclear if their marriage will be able to survive life on the farm.
2.
Little Drummer Girl, The (1984) as Director
3.
World According to Garp, The (1982) as Director
Chronicles the life of a writer, Garp, and his mother.
4.
A Little Romance (1979) as Director
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
5.
Slap Shot (1977) as Director
A failing hockey team bounces back when they switch to a more violent approach.
6.
Great Waldo Pepper, The (1975) as Director
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.
7.
The Sting (1973) as Director
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.
8.
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) as Director
"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The opening words of the famous novel are the quickest summary of this haunting, funny film. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story of Pilgrim, whosurvives the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, then lives simultaneously in his pastas a young American POW, in the future as a well-cared-for resident of a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, and in the present as a middle-aged optometrist in Ilium, N.Y.
9.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Director
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
10.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) as Director
A small-town girl hits the big city in search of romance Roaring Twenties style.
11.
Hawaii (1966) as Director
Missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands fight nature, disease and their own passions.
12.
The World of Henry Orient (1964) as Director
Two poor little rich girls dog the steps of a womanizing pianist.
13.
Toys in the Attic (1963) as Director
Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home.
14.
Period of Adjustment (1962) as Director
A newlywed couple''s honeymoon is disrupted by their friends'' marital problems.

Cast (feature film)

15.
World According to Garp, The (1982)
Chronicles the life of a writer, Garp, and his mother.
16.
Walk East on Beacon (1952) as Nicholas Wilbon
A federal agent tries to track down the Communist spies behind a security leak.

Writer (feature film)

17.
A Little Romance (1979) as Dialogue
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
18.
Great Waldo Pepper, The (1975) as From Story
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.

Producer (feature film)

19.
World According to Garp, The (1982) as Producer
Chronicles the life of a writer, Garp, and his mother.
20.
Great Waldo Pepper, The (1975) as Producer
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.

Production Companies (feature film)

21.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as Company
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
22.
Hawaii (1966) as Company
Missionaries to the Hawaiian Islands fight nature, disease and their own passions.

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