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Thomas Hill

Thomas N. "Tom" Hill (June 2, 1927 – April 20, 2009) was an Indian-American character actor and director on stage for decades before starting in film in the mid-1960s and on television in the 1980s. Born in India in 1927, one of Hill's most prominent recurring roles was as Jim Dixon on the 1980s TV series Newhart. Hill also appeared as King Baaldorf in the short-lived 1980s series Wizards and Warriors. His TV movie roles include Father Andrew Doyle in the 1984 NBC miniseries V: The Final Battle. He had guest appearances on such shows as St. Elsewhere, Remington Steele, The Facts of Life, Married... with Children, Coach, and Law & Order. Hill's first feature film performance was in the 1965 film The Slender Thread Other film credits include The Postman Always Rings Twice, Firefox (1982), and was well known of his role as Mr Coriander, the bookstore owner in The NeverEnding Story, as well as the 1990 sequel followup. He died in April 20, 2009, aged 81 in Bloomington, Indiana.


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Born:
Jun 2, 1927
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter 1990-10-24
Known For
Poster of Law & Order
Poster of The NeverEnding Story
Poster of Wizards and Warriors
Poster of St. Elsewhere
Filmography
Movie The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter Koreander 1990-10-24
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Brothers Unknown 1984-07-13
Movie The NeverEnding Story Carl Conrad Koreander - The Librarian 1984-04-05
Series V le père Andrew 1983-05-01
Series Wizards and Warriors Unknown 1983-02-26
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Series Newhart Unknown 1982-10-02
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Movie Firefox General Brown 1982-06-13
Movie True Confessions Mr. Fazenda 1981-09-25
Movie The Postman Always Rings Twice Barlow 1981-03-20
Movie Revenge of the Stepford Wives Dr. Edgar Trent 1980-10-12
Movie Hide in Plain Sight Bobby Momisa 1980-03-21
Series The Facts of Life Unknown 1979-08-24
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24