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Arthur Hill Biography

Birth Name:
Arthur Edward Spence Hill
Birth Place:
Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • 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

Awards

    Relationships

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