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PETER HYAMS (Director/Director of Photography) began his Hollywood career in 1970 when he sold his first screenplay, T. R. Baskin. Earlier he worked for WCBS News in New York as a newsman then became an anchor for WCBS. He left WCBS in 1966 to cover the Vietnam War for CBS Network and to make a documentary on conditions in the battle zone.

Following T. R. Baskin, Hyams was offered writing and directing assignments on various telefilms, including The Rolling Man and Goodnight My Love.

Hyams made his feature film directorial debut with Busting, a film he wrote starring Elliott Gould and Robert Blake. He followed by directing Our Time and Peeper. Hyams co-wrote the screenplay Telefon and wrote and directed the films Capricorn One, Hanover Street, Outland and The Star Chamber.

Hyams wrote, produced, directed and served as the director of photography on the box-office hit 2010. He then directed and served as the cinematographer on Running Scared and The Presidio. He went on to write, direct and serve as director of photography on Narrow Margin starring Gene Hackman and Anne Archer. Hyams' additional directing credits include: The Relic, Sudden Death and Time Cop.

Hyams is the son of a Broadway publicist and the grandson of theater producer and impresario Sol Hurok. Born in New York City, he graduated from New York's High School of Music and Art and attended Syracuse University, majoring in music and art.

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