William Byron Hillman is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor, and author known for his work on such films as The Photographer (1974), Double Exposure (1982), and Quigley (2003).
According to Hillman, after having attended Oklahoma Military Academy and UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, he became an assistant to Harold Hecht, whom he met while on a casting call at Universal Studios. He was hired as a production assistant on the 1964 film Wild and Wonderful, wherein he was tasked with grooming and dyeing a number of dogs.
His first acting role was a part in the 1968 film Ice Station Zebra. He made his directorial debut with the 1974 film The Man from Clover Grove, and went on to write, produce and direct such films as The Photographer (which he somewhat remade as Double Exposure) and Quigley.
|1974||The Man from Clover Grove||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1998||The Adventures of Ragtime||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1968||Ice Station Zebra||Philip Munsey||Credited as Bill Hillman|
|1998||The Adventures of Ragtime||Law Client||Credited as Bill Hillman|
|2003||Quigley||The Voice of God||Voice role|