Howard Hill

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Birthday
13, 1899
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Feb 4, 1975 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1899
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Feb 4, 1975 (75)

About

Unofficially acknowledged as the world's greatest archer, he performed bow stunts and served as a technical advisor on archery in several well-known movies.

Before Fame

He played basketball and football both in high school and through his college years at Auburn University. He then played semi-professional baseball in Florida.

Trivia

In addition to his Hollywood career, he set a world record 391-yard bow shot in 1928, and was the only man during his lifetime to kill an elephant with a bow and arrow.

Family Life

After graduating high school he married his former English teacher.

Associated With

He was the stand-in bowman for Errol Flynn in the filming of the 1938 classic Robin Hood.