|George Roy Hill in 1974|
|Birth||December 20, 1921|
|Death||December 27, 2002|
|Hockey films||Slap Shot|
Hill was born in Minnesota and served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.
He later got into film and directed a number of films in the 1960's, `70's and `80's. He also won an Academy Award for directing The Sting.
Hill worked with actor Paul Newman on three films: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting and Slap Shot.
The following is a selected filmography.
- The World of Henry Orient (1964)
- Hawaii (1966)
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
- The Sting (1973)
- Slap Shot (1977)
- The World According to Garp (1982)