Arthur Hill

  • Birth Name: Arthur Edward Spence Hill
  • Birth Place: Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Died: October 22, 2006
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Was drafted into the Royal Canadian Air Force as a mechanic during World War II.
  • While pursuing a degree in law, he put himself through school performing in radio theater with the Canadian Broadcasting Co.
  • Debuted on Broadway as Cornelius Hackl in the 1957 revival of Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker.
  • Won the Tony Award for Best Dramatic Actor for his performance in the original Broadway production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1963.
  • Most famous role was attorney Owen Marshall in the 1971-74 TV series Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law.


  • 1963, Tony — Actor (Dramatic): Winner


  • Douglas Hill — Son
  • Peggy Hassard — Wife (deceased)
  • Anne-Sophie Taraba — Wife


  • Attended University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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