Daniel R. Hill

About Daniel R. Hill

Who is it?: Actor, Producer
Birth Day: November 23, 1923
Died On: June 26, 2003(2003-06-26) (aged 79)

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Daniel R. Hill was born on November 23, 1923, is Actor, Producer. Daniel R. Hill is a Los Angeles based actor & writer originally from Louisville. He is 7 years classically trained, earning a BA in Theatre Performance and then a MFA in Acting from the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of South Carolina; where he was also trained in acting on camera. Daniel worked extensively in professional theatre for the past decade at such theatres as Utah Shakespeare Festival, Kentucky Shakespeare, National Black Theatre Festival, and Actors Theatre of Louisville before focusing on his film & television career. Mr. Hill has also taught master classes in Auditioning, Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Acting on Camera at multiple universities, while guest directing productions such as Hamlet, Othello, and Sylvia. Daniel is also a former college football player with a diverse background in combat for both stage and film. He is a member of SAG-AFTRA and is represented by Discover Management (LA & NY) and Heyman Talent Agency (Southeast & Midwest).
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Born in Independence, Missouri, he grew up in the western United States. In 1948, he graduated with a BA from Howard University. In 1950, he moved to Canada to study sociology at the University of Toronto. He received an M.A. in 1951 and a Ph.D in 1960.


In 1953, he married Donna Bender. They had three children: singer-songwriter Dan Hill, author Lawrence Hill, and poet and Novelist Karen Hill.


From 1955 to 1958, he was a researcher for the Social Planning Council of Metropolitan Toronto. From 1958 to 1960, he was Executive Secretary of the North York Social Planning Council. In 1960, he was the assistant Director of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Research Foundation. From 1961 to 1962, he taught in the department of sociology at the University of Toronto.


In 1962, he was the first full-time Director of the Ontario Human Rights Commission. In 1972, he became Ontario Human Rights Commissioner. In 1973, he resigned to found his own human rights consulting firm. From 1984 to 1989, he was the Ontario Ombudsman.


He founded the Ontario Black History Society. In 1981, he wrote the book, The Freedom Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada.


In 1993, he was awarded the Order of Ontario. In 1999, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.