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Also Known As: Died: July 23, 1996
Born: July 23, 1946 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA Profession: director, producer

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1970:
Moved to Los Angeles to enter the Directors Guild of America Apprenticeship Program
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Became assistant director on TV sitcoms "The Odd Couple," "Love, American Style," "Happy Days" and "Phyllis"
1975:
Solo directing debut on "Laverne and Shirley"
1976:
Signed on with Paramount Pictures to produce "Busting Loose" starring Adam Arkin for CBS
1982:
Supervising producer for NBC drama "The Executioner's Song" starring Tommy Lee Jones and Rosanna Arquette
1983:
Executive producer of film "Splash" starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and John Candy
1989:
Co-founded (with producer Simon R Lewis) "Making a Short Film" for the UCLA Extension filmmaking program; helped new filmakers to produce, write and direct films to be screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater
1996:
Produced "Lily Dale"; aired on Showtime
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Education

Southern Methodist University: Dallas , Texas -

Notes

Emmy nomination as executive producer for NBC miniseries "The Long Hot Summer" starring Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Cybill Shepard and Ava Gardner

Was a musical prodigy who performed before the Texas State Music Teachers Association when he was six

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wife:
Marsha Lenox. Survived him.

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daughter:
Skyler Lenox. Survived him.

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