Gil Hill



former police detective and city councilman who played a police inspector in three Beverly Hills Cop films and spent 30 years with the Detroit Police Department and about a dozen years on the Detroit City Council, who was one of five veteran homicide detectives from police departments around the country chosen to help investigate the murders of 11 black children and the disappearance of four others in Atlanta, Georgia in 1980 (the investigation ended in 1982 with the conviction of Wayne Williams in two of the murders), and who was head of the Detroit Police Department's homicide division when he landed a role in the 1984 action-comedy Beverly Hills Cop as Eddie Murphy's boss Inspector Douglas Todd.

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Born: November 5, 1931

Died: February 29, 2016

Detroit, Michigan