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Hal Ashby

Film Director / Film Producer / Actor | * 09/02/1929 († 59, 12/27/1988) | Ogden, Utah, USA
William Hal Ashby (September 2, 1929 – December 27, 1988) was an American film director and editor associated with the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. Before his career as a director Ashby edited films for Norman Jewison, notably The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), which earned Ashby an Oscar nomination for Best Editing, and In the Heat of the Night (1967), which earned him his only Oscar for the same category. Ashby received a third Oscar nomination, this time for Best Director for Coming Home (1978). Other films directed by Ashby include The Landlord (1970), Harold and Maude (1971), The Last Detail (1973), Shampoo (1975), Bound for Glor..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Hal Ashby

Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Film Editing

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Movies with Hal Ashby as Actor(6)

as Himself (archive footage)2019 Hal
as Man Speaking on TV (uncredited)1982 Lookin' to Get Out
as Man at File Cabinet at the Washington Post (uncredited)1979 Being There
as Bearded Man at Bar (uncredited)1973 The Last Detail
as Bearded Man Watching Model Train (uncredited)1971 Harold and Maude
as Groom in Opening Shot (uncredited)1970 The Landlord

Movies with Hal Ashby as Crew(22)

Directing/Director1988 Jake's Journey
Directing/Director1986 8 Million Ways to Die
Directing/Director1985 The Slugger's Wife
Directing/Director1984 Solo Trans
Directing/Director1982 Lookin' to Get Out
Directing/Director1982 Let's Spend the Night Together
Directing/Director1981 Second-Hand Hearts
Directing/Director1979 Being There
Directing/Director1978 Coming Home
Directing/Director1976 Bound for Glory
Directing/Director1975 Shampoo
Directing/Director1973 The Last Detail
Directing/Director1971 Harold and Maude
Directing/Director1970 The Landlord
Editing/Editor1968 The Thomas Crown Affair
Production/Producer1968 The Thomas Crown Affair
Editing/Editor1967 In the Heat of the Night
Production/Producer's Assistant1967 In the Heat of the Night
Editing/Editor1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Editing/Editor1965 The Loved One
Editing/Assistant Editor1958 The Big Country

TV Shows/Series with Hal Ashby as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1987 Beverly Hills Buntz

Full Name: Hal Ashby
Born: Monday, 09/02 1929 (September) in Ogden
Died: Tuesday, 12/27 1988 (December) in Malibu (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Joan Marshall
Hal Ashby frequently works together with these people:
Lynn Stalmaster (10x, Crew)
Haskell Wexler (9x, Crew)
Norman Jewison (9x, Crew)
Robert C. Jones (7x, Crew)
Buddy Joe Hooker (5x, Crew)
Jon Voight (4x, Actor)
Lee Grant (4x, Actress)
Johnny Mandel (4x, Crew)
Caleb Deschanel (4x, Crew)
Peter Jurasik (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:162593, Added: 07/06/2018, Last updated: 05/10/2020