Tony Bill

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Birth Name: Tony Bill
Born: 08/23/1940
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA

Bill moved into production in the early 70s, co-founding Bill/Phillips Productions with Julia and Michael Phillips in 1971. The company's first released production was the Jane Fonda/Donald Sutherland vehicle, "Steelyard Blues" (1973) and that same year, they scored a huge success with the Oscar-winning "The Sting", starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. He subsequently formed his own company, Tony Bill Productions, but, with the Phillipses was involved in translating what would become Paul Schrader's first produced screenplay into one of the classic American films of the 70s, Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" (1976).

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