|Born||in Long Beach, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Walter Wesley Hill Jr.|
Mini Bio (1)
Hill was born in Long Beach, California and educated at Mexico City College and Michigan State University. He worked in oil drilling and construction in the 60s before becoming a 2nd assistant director in 1967. He has written and co-written screenplays, including several uncredited works. He has produced and directed films since 1975.
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|Hildy Gottlieb||(7 September 1986 - present) ( 2 children)|
|Maureen McCurry||(19 April 1969 - 1972) ( divorced)|
Trade Mark (8)
- Lloyd Williams and His Brother aka The Drifters - a Western written circa 1971. Hill says Sam Peckinpah was considering making it after The Getaway (1972) but decided to do Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973) instead so Hill used material from the script in Hard Times (1975).
- The Last Gun - a Western written with Roger Spottiswoode (circa 1977).
- Lone Star from the play by James M. McClure to star Powers Boothe and Sigourney Weaver (1981).
- The Last Good Kiss based on a novel by James Crumley (early 1980s).
- An adaptation of Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett (early 1980s).
- An adaptation of Jim Thompson's Pop. 1280 (1980s).
- A remake of The Magnificent Seven (1960) (1984)
- A remake of John Woo's The Killer (1989), with Richard Gere as the Yun-Fat Chow character and with Denzel Washington as the Danny Lee character. Left the project due to creative differences.
- American Iron (1989/1990) - a film set in the world of bikers written with Marc Brunet, Daniel Pyne, and John Mankiewicz.
- Red, White, Black and Blue (1997) - rewrite by Hill of an Andrew Kevin Walker script.
- Vengeance of Mine - a contemporary thriller set in Las Vegas.
- A proposed remake of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962).