|Other names Bill Dear|
Role Film director
|Name William Dear|
Years active 1975–present
|Born 30 November 1943 (age 72) (1943-11-30) Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Occupation Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor
Education Central Michigan University
Nominations Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
Movies Harry and the Hendersons, The Perfect Game, Angels in the Outfield, If Looks Could Kill, School of Life
Similar People Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Tracey Walter, Joshua Rudoy, Michael Nesmith
Children Oliver Dear, Heather Dear
William Dear - Director
William Dear (born November 30, 1943) is a Canadian film director, producer and screenwriter known for directing Harry and the Hendersons, If Looks Could Kill, Angels in the Outfield, Wild America and Santa Who?.
He has directed Saturday Night Live, Television Parts, Amazing Stories, Dinosaurs, Covington Cross and The Wannabes Starring Savvy.
Dear was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the father of actor and storyboard artist, Oliver Dear.