Thomas Hill (actor)
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June 2, 1927|
Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S
April 20, 2009 (aged 81)|
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
|Other names||Tom Hill, Pancakes, Bernardo|
Koreander in The NeverEnding Story|
Father Andrew Doyle in V: The Final Battle
Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1927, one of Hill's most prominent recurring roles was as the zany sidekick 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 for his role as Mr Coriander, the bookstore owner in The NeverEnding Story, as well as the 1990 sequel.
|1965||The Slender Thread||Liquor Salesman|
|1971||McCabe & Mrs. Miller||Archer|
|1980||Hide in Plain Sight||Bobby Momisa|
|1980||The Nude Bomb||President|
|1981||The Postman Always Rings Twice||Barlow|
|1981||True Confessions||Mr. Fazenda|
|1982-1990||Newhart||Jim Dixon||3 episode|
|1984||The NeverEnding Story||Carl Conrad Coreander|
|1984||V: The Final Battle||Father Andrew Doyle||3 episodes|
|1984||Cat on a Hot Tin Roof||Doc Baugh||TV Movie|
|1990||The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter||Koreander|
|1990||An Empty Bed||Elmer|