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Arthur Hiller

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Arthur Hiller, OC, was a Canadian-American television and film director, having directed over 33 films during his 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the U.S. By the late 1950s he began directing films, most often comedies. He also directed dramas and romantic subjects, such as Love Story (1970), which was nominated for seven Oscars. Hiller collaborated on a number of films with screenwriters Paddy Chayefsky and Neil Simon. Among his other notable films were The Americanization of Emily (1964), Tobruk (1967), The Hospital (1971), The Out-of-Towners (1970), Plaza Suite (1971), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975), Silver Streak (1976), The In-Laws (1979) and Outrageous Fortune (1987). Hiller served as president of the Directors Guild of America from 1989 to 1993 and president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1993 to 1997. He was the recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2002. An annual film festival in Hiller's honor was held from 2006 until 2009 at his alma mater, Victoria School of Performing and Visual Arts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Arthur Hiller, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 22, 1923 In Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Witness to a Rape 2020-07-10
Known For
Poster of Lunch
Poster of Blacks and Jews
Poster of Revenge of the Stepford Wives
Poster of The Oscars
Filmography
Movie Witness to a Rape himself 2020-07-10
Movie Lunch Himself 2012-11-09
Movie Speakeasy Mr. Prappas 2002-01-01
Movie Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel Evangelist 2000-01-01
Movie Merchants of Venus Reverend Phillips 1998-03-01
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Unknown 1997-01-01
Movie Blacks and Jews Self 1997-07-29
Movie Beverly Hills Cop III Bar Patron 1994-05-24
Movie Christmas Eve Andrew Kingsley 1986-12-24
Movie Revenge of the Stepford Wives Dale 'Diz' Corbett 1980-10-12
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18