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George Roy Hill

George Roy Hill (December 20, 1922 - December 27, 2002) was an American film director.

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Hill got his start on television, directing such episodic series as Kraft Television Theatre[?]. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a fighter pilot during World War II and the Korean War. His first films were versions of such Broadway plays as Period of Adjustment[?] in 1962 and Toys in the Attic

Hill is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting. Other films are Slaughterhouse-Five, The World According to Garp, Hawaii[?], Thoroughly Modern Millie[?], The Great Waldo Pepper[?], Slap Shot[?] and The Little Drummer Girl[?].

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