Steven Hiller (Fictional)

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Directed by

Roland Emmerich

Screenwriters / Creators

Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin

Mission and Rank


Captain Steven Hiller
July 4, 1996

TV Show/Film

Independence Day


United States Marine Corps

Played By

Will Smith

Mission Destination:
Deliver a computer virus and nuclear missile to the alien mothership in orbit

Hiller is a Marine Corps pilot with aspirations of being an astronaut. NASA rejected his application, but Hiller made it to space regardless.