George Roy Hill

1921 - 2002

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George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Roy Hill has received more than 458,435 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). George Roy Hill is the 258th most popular film director (down from 245th in 2019), the 1,696th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,592nd in 2019) and the 76th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, George Roy Hill ranks 258 out of 1,580Before him are Frank Lloyd, Douglas Sirk, Julien Duvivier, Jacques Becker, Bertrand Tavernier, and Joe D'Amato. After him are Gabriel Axel, Jerome Robbins, Gillo Pontecorvo, John Frankenheimer, Patrice Chéreau, and William Kennedy Dickson.

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Among people born in 1921, George Roy Hill ranks 93Before him are Gene Roddenberry, Yuri Nikulin, Chris Marker, Jean-Marie Balestre, Mary Jackson, and Farida of Egypt. After him are Murray Bookchin, Jim Garrison, Wolfgang Borchert, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, and Nino Manfredi. Among people deceased in 2002, George Roy Hill ranks 55Before him are Pim Fortuyn, Sohn Kee-chung, Hildegard Knef, Erwin Chargaff, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, and Sigvard Bernadotte. After him are John Frankenheimer, Mauro Ramos, Henri Verneuil, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Peggy Lee, and George Porter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Roy Hill ranks 1,696 out of 15,968Before him are Isaac Hayes (1942), Karl Guthe Jansky (1905), Arthur Ashe (1943), Don Rosa (1951), Paul Desmond (1924), and Alan Ladd (1913). After him are Frank Borman (1928), Theda Bara (1885), Eugene Fama (1939), Benjamin Bloom (1913), Thomas Tew (1649), and Alfred Newman (1900).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, George Roy Hill ranks 76Before him are Joseph Losey (1909), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), Tex Avery (1908), George Stevens (1904), Saul Bass (1920), and Henry King (1886). After him are Jerome Robbins (1918), John Frankenheimer (1930), Jim Henson (1936), Robert Benton (1932), James L. Brooks (1940), and William A. Wellman (1896).