Bill's other feature 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 most recently, Flyboys (2006).
Bill’s first directing assignment was the television film The Ransom of the Red Chief (1978). Other 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).
Bill made his feature acting debut 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). Tony Bill is the author of Movie Speak: How to Talk like You Belong on a Film Set which provides a lexicon of production terms and explores their origins.