Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Arthur Hill Biography (1922-)
Full name, Arthur Edward Spence Hill; born August 1, 1922, in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada; son of Olin Drake (a lawyer) and Edith Georgina (Spence) Hill; married Peggy Hassard, September, 1942; children: Douglas, Jennifer. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 1888 Century Park E., Suite 1400,Los Angeles, CA 90067.
- Birth Details
- August 1, 1922
- Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
Credits; Stage Appearances
- (Stage debut) Finch, Home of the Brave, Wimbledon Theatre, London,1948, then produced as The Way Back, Westminster Theatre, London, 1949.
- Tommy Turner, The Male Animal, Arts Theatre, London, 1949.
- Hector Malone, Man and Superman, New Theatre, then Prince's Theatre, London, 1951.
- Paul Unger, Winter Journey (also known as The Country Girl), St. James's Theatre, London, 1952.
- (Broadway debut) Cornelius Hackl, The Matchmaker, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, then Haymarket Theatre, London, 1954, later Royale Theatre, New York City, 1955.
- Ben Gant, Look Homeward, Angel, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New YorkCity, 1957.
- Bruce Bellingham, The Gang's All Here, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Jay Follet, All the Way Home (also known as A Death in the Family), Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1960.
- George, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Billy Rose Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- Bill Deems, Something More!, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- Harold Potter, The Porcelain Year, Locust Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1965.
- Simon Harford, More Stately Mansions, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, then Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1967.
- Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Terra Nova, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1977.
- Toured U.S. cities as Cornelius Hackl in The Matchmaker. Member ofLong Island Festival Repertory, 1968.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Robin King, The Body Said No!, New World Angel, 1950.
The Undefeated, Associated British Pathe, 1951.
- Shaw, Scarlet Thread, Butchers, 1951.
Miss Pilgrim's Progress, Grand National, 1952.
- Cranmer Guest, Paul Temple Returns, Butchers, 1952.
- Ted Harrison, Salute the Toff, Butchers, 1952.
- Al, A Day to Remember, General Films Distributors, 1953.
- Slim Cassidy, Family Affair (also known as Life with the Lyons), Exclusive, 1954.
- Jackie Jackson, The Deep Blue Sea, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1955.
Raising a Riot, Continental Distributing, 1957.
- Tomaselli, The Young Doctors, United Artists (UA), 1961.
- Sam Bonner, In the Cool of the Day, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1963.
- Grainger, The Ugly American, Universal, 1963.
- Albert Graves, Harper (also known as The Moving Target), Warner Brothers, 1966.
- Neil Stanton, Moment to Moment, Universal, 1966.
- Barney, Petulia, Warner Brothers, 1968.
- Shelby, The Chairman, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1969.
- Robert, Don't Let the Angels Fall, National Film Board of Canada,1969.
- Reverend Jack Eccles, Rabbit, Run, Warner Brothers, 1970.
- Dr. Stone, The Andromeda Strain, Universal, 1971.
- John Popper, The Pursuit of Happiness, Columbia, 1971.
- Cap Collis, The Killer Elite, UA, 1975.
- Duffy, Futureworld, American International, 1976.
- Tough colonel, A Bridge Too Far, UA, 1977.
- Wyoming governor, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.
- Mike, The Champ, MGM/UA, 1979.
- Richard King, A Little Romance, Orion, 1979.
- Bert Prosser, Dirty Tricks, Avco Embassy, 1981.
- Brewer, The Amateur, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
- Henry, Making Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
- Narrator, Something Wicked This Way Comes, Buena Vista, 1983.
- Caleb Grainger, One Magic Christmas, Buena Vista, 1985.
- Also narrated The Glacier Fox, 1978; appeared in Riel, 1982, and Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies, 1984.
Credits; Television Appearances; Pilots
- Owen Marshall, Owen Marshall: A Pattern of Morality, ABC, 1971.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Owen Marshall, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, ABC, 1971-74.
- Carl Palmer, Hagen, CBS, 1980.
- Charles Hardwicke, Glitter, ABC, 1984.
Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
- Paul Maitland, The Other Man, NBC, 1970.
- Arnold Greer, Vanished, NBC, 1971.
- Richard Damian, Ordeal, ABC, 1973.
- General Thomas Ewing, The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd, CBS, 1980.
- Dr. Curtis McDonald, The Return of Frank Cannon, CBS, 1980.
- Dale "Diz" Corbett, Revenge of the Stepford Wives, NBC, 1980.
- Michael Eaton, Angel Dusted, NBC, 1981.
- Glenn Gorham, Tomorrow's Child, ABC, 1982.
- Dr. Steve Holliston, Intimate Agony, ABC, 1983.
- General Keating, Prototype, CBS, 1983.
- Dr. Phil Julian, The Guardian, HBO, 1984.
- Vice-president, Murder in Space, Showtime, 1985.
- Andrew Kingsley, Christmas Eve, NBC, 1986.
- Thomas Shea, Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun, NBC, 1986.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- "Dream Stuff," Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents, NBC, 1954.
- Paul Verrall, "Born Yesterday," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1956.
- "The Morning Face," Studio One, CBS, 1957.
- "The Enemies," U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1958.
- "Human Interest Story," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, CBS, 1959.
- Walter Hartright, "The Woman in White," The Dow Hour of Great Mysteries, NBC, 1960.
- "The Closing Door," Play of the Week, syndicated, 1960.
- Narrator, "Ethan Frome," DuPont Show of the Month, CBS, 1960.
- "The Girl Who Knew Too Much," U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1960.
- "Game of Hearts," U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1960.
- "The Stone Boy," Robert Herridge Theater, CBS, 1960.
- "The Man Who Found the Money," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1960.
- "The Invincible Teddy," Our American Heritage, NBC, 1961.
- "Mother and Daughter," Special for Women, NBC, 1961.
- "Who's the Finest One of All?," Great Ghost Tales, NBC, 1961.
- "The Boy Between," The Defenders, CBS, 1961.
- "Keep Me Company," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1961.
- "The Sweet Kiss of Madness," Ben Casey, ABC, 1961.
- "Come Again to Carthage," Westinghouse Presents, CBS, 1961.
- "The Battle of Hearts," Armstrong Circle Theater, CBS, 1961.
- "Canada Run," The Untouchables, ABC, 1962.
- "The Big Laugh," U.S. Steel Hour, CBS, 1962.
- "I've Got It Made," Frontiers of Faith, syndicated, 1962.
- "The Last Six Months," The Defenders, CBS, 1962.
- "Kiss the Maiden All Forlorn," Route 66, CBS, 1962.
- "Night Shift," The Nurses, CBS, 1962.
- "Remember the Dark Sins of Youth?," Slattery's People, CBS, 1964.
- "The Go-Between," The Defenders, CBS, 1964.
- "Vote for Murder," The Reporter, CBS, 1964.
- "Flight to Harbin," The FBI, ABC, 1966.
- "The Monster from the Inferno," Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, ABC, 1966.
- "The Plague Merchant," The FBI, ABC, 1966.
- "The Carriers," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1966.
- "The Fatal Mistake," Bob Hope Chrysler Theater, NBC, 1966.
- "The Leeches," The Invaders, ABC, 1967.
- "The Assassin," Run for Your Life, NBC, 1967.
- "'Atta Girl Kelly," The World of Disney, NBC, 1967.
- "Death of a Very Small Killer," The Fugitive, ABC, 1967.
- "By Force and Violence," The FBI, ABC, 1967.
- "Secrets," CBS Playhouse, CBS, 1968.
- "My Client, the Fool," Judd, for the Defense, ABC, 1968.
- "Warburton's Edge," Lancer, CBS, 1969.
- "Attorney," The FBI, ABC, 1969.
- "All the Beautiful Young Girls," Bracken's World, NBC, 1969.
- "Echo of a Nightmare," The Name of the Game, NBC, 1970.
- "Giants Never Kneel," Bold Ones: The Doctors, NBC, 1970.
- "Aquarius Descending," The Name of the Game, NBC, 1970.
- "Men Who Care," Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1971.
- John Gunther, "Death Be Not Proud," Tuesday Night Movie of the Week, ABC, 1975.
- Abraham Lincoln, "The Rivalry," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1975.
- "Journey into Spring," Little House on the Prairie, NBC, 1976.
- Porter McPhail, "Tell Me My Name," G.E. Theater, CBS, 1977.
- Shrike, "Miss Lonelyhearts," American Playhouse, PBS, 1983.
- "The Murder of Sherlock Holmes," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1984.
- Mr. Frank, "Love Leads the Way," The Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1986.
- Governor, "Agenda for Murder," Columbo (also known as The ABC Saturday Night Mystery), ABC, 1990.
- Also appeared in "People Don't Do Such Things," Tales of the Unexpected, 1979.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
The Sacco-Vanzetti Story, NBC, 1960.
Focus, NBC, 1962.
- Dan Hillard, The Desperate Hours, ABC, 1967.
- Judge James Edwin Horton, Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys, NBC, 1976.
Churchill and the Generals, NBC, 1981.
The Love Boat Fall Preview Party, ABC, 1984.*
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