skip navigation
Arthur Hiller

Arthur Hiller

  • Americanization of Emily, The (1964) September 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Action On The Beach (1964) September 24 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)



Also Known As: Died:
Born: November 22, 1923 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, CA Profession: Director ...
RATE AND COMMENT

MILESTONES

1942:
Served in Royal Canadian Air Force
:
Began career in Canadian radio
1954:
Started directing for CBC-Television
:
Moved to USA and began directing live and film TV series like "Playhouse 90", "Gunsmoke" and "Naked City"
1957:
First feature film, "The Careless Years"
:
Switched to feature films for good in the early 1960s
1964:
First collaboration with Paddy Chayefsky, directing his script, "The Americanization of Emily"
1970:
Scored big hit with straightforward film adaptation of Erich Segal's novel "Love Story"; earned Best Director Academy Award nomination
1971:
Reunited with Chayefsky, directing "The Hospital"
1974:
Picked up co-producing credit on "The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder" (also directed)
1979:
Directed and co-produced "The In-Laws"
1984:
Produced and directed "The Lonely Guy", starring Steve Martin and Charles Grodin
1987:
Helmed "Outrageous Fortune", starring Bette Midler and Shelley Long
1992:
Tackled baseball legend, directing "The Babe", a biopic of George Herman 'Babe' Ruth
:
Served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1997:
Life imitated art when Hiller took his name off "An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn"; director's credit going to Alan Smithee

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute