Served in World War II as Marine transport pilot
Acting debut in Shaw's "The Devil's Disciple" with Cyril Cusack's repertory company in Dublin
Stage directing debut "Biography" at Gate Theatre in Dublin
Toured USA with Margaret Webster's Shakespeare Repertory Company in early 1950s
Appeared on Broadway in a small part in "Richard II"
Scored considerable personal success as Gustav in Strindberg's "The Creditors" opposite Beatrice Arthur at the Cherry Lane Theatre
Served as a fighter pilot in Korean War, achieved rank of major
Appeared in documentary style drama "Walk East on Beacon Street"
His play, "My Brother's Keeper", performed on "Kraft Television Theatre" (NBC); also acted in it
Nominated for Emmys as director and co-author of "A Night to Remember" ("Kraft Television Theatre"), a drama about the sinking of the Titanic
Broadway directing debut, the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Look Homeward, Angel", starring Anthony Perkins
Directed Frank Loesser's musical "Greenwillow", again starring Perkins
Film directing debut, adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play "Period of Adjustment", which he had directed on Broadway
Formed independent company, Pan Arts, with his former agent Jerome Hellman
Delighted reviewers with "The World of Henry Orient", starring Peter Sellers; though some maintain it is his beat picture, it did poorly at the box office
Had critical and commercial failure with big-budget "Hawaii", a picture that actually faired better on TV; first collaboration with Julie Andrews
First real moneymaker, the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie", starring Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore
Scored huge hit with first collaboration with Paul Newman and Robert Redford, "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", co-produced by Hill and Paul Monash
Co-produced (again with Monash) and directed "Slaughterhouse Five", adapted from the Kurt Vonnegut novel
Reteamed with Newman and Redford and won the Best Director Oscar for "The Sting"
Quit Hollywood after "A Little Romance" (1979) to teach a course in drama at his alma mater Yale
Returned to Hollywood and made "The World According to Garp", adapted by Steve Tesich from the John Irving novel; Hill had cameo as pilot who crashes into Garp's house
Last film to date, "Funny Farm", an easy-going, mildly endearing comedy starring Chevy Chase
Returned to teaching at Yale