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Born: July 26, 1943 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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As jazz drummer performed with Maynard Ferguson and Bill Evans
1964:
Was youngest news anchorman in the country at WCBS-TV, New York
1966:
Covered the Vietnam War for the CBS Network; made a documentary on the conditions in the battle zone
1970:
Sold first screenplay, "T.R. Baskin", which he also produced
1972:
TV-movie directing debut, "Rolling Man" (ABC)
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Formed Peter Hyams Productions
1973:
Feature film directing debut, "Busting"; also wrote original screenplay
1978:
Wrote and directed the modest thriller "Capricorn One"
1981:
First screen collaboration with Sean Connery, "Outland", a loose remake of "High Noon" set in outer space; Hyams directed and scripted
1984:
Wrote, produced, directed and photographed sci-fi feature "2010", a sequel to "2001: A Space Odyssey"
1986:
Produced, shot and directed "Running Scared"
1988:
Reteamed with Connery for the thriller "The Presidio"; directed and served as director of photography
1994:
Was director and cinematographer on "Timecop", starring Jean-Claude Van Damme
1995:
Helmed and shot second Van Damme film, "Sudden Death"
1997:
Was director and director of photography on the thriller "The Relic"
2001:
Directed "The Musketeer"; also served as cinematographer
2005:
Directed Edward Burns and Ben Kingsley in "A Sound of Thunder," based on a short story by master of science fiction Ray Bradbury

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