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William Byron Hillman

William Byron Hillman

Film director
William Byron Hillman
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Intro Film director
Is Screenwriter
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
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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.

Partial filmography

Year Film Director Writer Producer Notes Ref(s)
1974 The Man from Clover Grove Yes Yes Yes
1974 The Photographer Yes Yes Yes
1982 Double Exposure Yes Yes Yes
1984 Lovelines Yes
1990 Ragin' Cajun Yes Yes Yes
1998 The Adventures of Ragtime Yes Yes Yes
2003 Quigley Yes Yes Yes

Acting roles

Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
1968 Ice Station Zebra Philip Munsey Credited as Bill Hillman
1977 Bottoms Up George
1998 The Adventures of Ragtime Law Client Credited as Bill Hillman
2003 Quigley The Voice of God Voice role
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