tony bill has worked as an actor, producer, and director in feature films and television. His feature acting debut was opposite Frank Sinatra in Come Blow Your Horn (1963) and continued acting with roles in Shampoo (1975) and over 60 other film and television productions. One of his first producing efforts was The Sting (1973), which won an Oscar® for Best Picture, as well as Academy Awards® in six other categories. Among his many producing credits are the highly regarded Hearts of the West (1975) and Five Corners (1987).


Bill made his feature directorial debut with My Bodyguard (1980).  Other directing credits include Six Weeks (1982), as well as Five Corners (1987) and Untamed Heart (1993) both of which he directed and produced, Crazy People (1990), and Flyboys (2006).


TV directing credits include work on episodic series like Chicago Hope, Felicity, Monk, and Leverage, as well as many movies for television including Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Oliver Twist (1997), Harlan County War (2000), and Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007).