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Born: March 16, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Wild Life, The (1984) as Director
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
2.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) as Director
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.

Writer (feature film)

3.
What Just Happened? (2008)
Middle-aged Hollywood producer Ben is already in over his head trying to balance the tug-of-war of having two ex-wives and two different families with his latest business venture--the boldly "visionary" movie "Fiercely" starring Sean Penn when everything that can go wrong goes completely screwy. "Fi
4.
What Just Happened? (2008)
Middle-aged Hollywood producer Ben is already in over his head trying to balance the tug-of-war of having two ex-wives and two different families with his latest business venture--the boldly "visionary" movie "Fiercely" starring Sean Penn when everything that can go wrong goes completely screwy. "Fi
5.
Wild Life, The (1984) as Screenwriter
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
6.
American Hot Wax (1978) as Screenwriter
It is the early 1950s, and disc jockey Alan Freed is promoting a new style of music called rock and roll. Freed is attempting to stage the very first live rock show at Brooklyn's Paramount Theatre, but in order to do so he has to the outrage and angry protests of parents, political conservatives, and the local police.

Producer (feature film)

7.
Runaways, The (2010)
Joan Jett and Cherie Currie were transformed from rebellious California kids to rock stars when they formed iconic 1970s all-girl band The Runaways.
8.
What Just Happened? (2008)
Middle-aged Hollywood producer Ben is already in over his head trying to balance the tug-of-war of having two ex-wives and two different families with his latest business venture--the boldly "visionary" movie "Fiercely" starring Sean Penn when everything that can go wrong goes completely screwy. "Fi
9.
Into the Wild (2007)
Based on a true story of top student and athlete Christopher McCandless, an Emory graduate, who abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness where he met his untimely fate.
10.
Black Dahlia, The (2006)
A fictional account of the notorious 1947 Los Angeles murder of actress Elizabeth Short and the obsession that develops for her between two cops investigating the case which destroys their lives.
11.
Lords of Dogtown (2005) as Executive Producer
The tough, gritty streets of "Dogtown" in Venice, California didn't look like much to outsiders, but to a handful of teenage surfers in the 1970s they were the hard, winding, sloping inspiration for a revolutionary style of skateboarding. Transferring the aggressive wave-riding moves to concrete fro
12.
Neverwas (2005)
The tale of a young man whose problems are unlocked with the help of a series of children's books set in the land of Neverwas.
13.
Imaginary Heroes (2004) as Producer
Following a sobering family tragedy, the Travises go to pieces. Teenaged son Tim, the black sheep of the family, walks through his life like it's a bad dream. His father Ben begins treating his wife and children like strangers and completely disengages from the world around him, while his mother San
14.
Spartan (2004) as Producer
Robert Scott is a career military officer working in a highly secretive special operations force. A man hardened by years of brutal service, he is respected by his peers and elders in the world of espionage. When Scott is recruited to find Laura Newton, the daughter of a high-ranking government offi
15.
Heist (2001) as Producer
A gang of jewel thieves come together to pull of the biggest heist of their lives.
16.
Sunset Strip (2000) as Producer
Twenty-four hours on the Sunset Strip in 1972, as seen through the eyes of seven struggling artists looking for fame: Tammy, a clothing designer with a shop located next to the Whiskey-a-Go-Go; Glen, an up and coming country star; Duncan a visiting Scottish superstar; Zack a novice musician who beli
17.
Fight Club (1999) as Producer
The mundane existence of a product liability evaluator and insomniac, who is addicted to self-help groups, is turned upside down when he meets a sado-masochistic anarchist who is secretly plotting to overthrow civilization. As their friendship grows, they become increasingly involved in a secret society of "fight clubs" where men act out their aggressions and violently beat one another to a pulp. In the meantime, the evaluator falls in love with a woman who is also addicted to self-help groups, but is unable to act on his desire for her.
18.
Pushing Tin (1999) as Producer
Nick Falzone is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He 'pushes tin' at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace ab
19.
Great Expectations (1998) as Producer
A modern-day reworking of Dickens' tale in which a young man leaves his privileged upbringing in Florida and heads to New York City to become an artist. There his life is changed when he meets three disparate strangers--Lustig, a dangerous, escaped convict; Estella, a beautiful, but icy woman; and N
20.
Edge, The (1997) as Producer
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
21.
Heat (1995) as Producer
A group of five lifetime robbers plan one last heist, but they find it hard to complete with the LAPD on their tail.
22.
Point Of No Return (1993) as Producer
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
23.
This Boy's Life (1993) as Producer
Adapted from Tobias Wolff's autobiography, about his life with his mother and his overbearing stepfather, in the 1950s.
24.
Singles (1992) as Executive Producer
Romantic comedy about six people mixed up in the seattle music scene.
25.
Dick Tracy (1990) as Executive Producer
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
26.
Casualties of War (1989) as Producer
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral quagmire of wartime Vietnam. Witness to a vile crime, Private Eriksson is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers and commanding officer Sergeant Meserve, a powerful and charismatic man pushed over the edge of barbarism by the terror and brutality of combat.
27.
We're No Angels (1989) as Producer
Two convicts hide out in a church.
28.
Scrooged (1988) as Producer
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
29.
Untouchables, The (1987) as Producer
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness's obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
30.
Wild Life, The (1984) as Producer
A recent high school graduate takes on a wild and crazy wrestler as his roomate in a swinging singles apartment complex.
31.
Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982) as Producer
Growing up confounds a group of California teens.
32.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) as Producer
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.
33.
Melvin and Howard (1980) as Producer
One day in the early 1970s, Nevada milkman Melvin Dummar picks up an unkempt, bearded stranger, gives him a ride into town and a quarter. The chronically cash-strapped Dummar later discovers that the man he picked up was the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes, who has died and left him $150 million
34.
American Hot Wax (1978) as Producer
It is the early 1950s, and disc jockey Alan Freed is promoting a new style of music called rock and roll. Freed is attempting to stage the very first live rock show at Brooklyn's Paramount Theatre, but in order to do so he has to the outrage and angry protests of parents, political conservatives, and the local police.
35.
Car Wash (1976) as Co-Producer
The eccentric employees at a Los Angeles car wash struggle to get through the day.
36.
Rafferty And The Gold Dust Twins (1975) as Producer
Gunnery Sergeant Rafferty is a driving instructor who is struggling to get by, living in a dump near Hollywood. So when two young women hitchhikers abduct him in order to get to New Orleans, Rafferty figures he doesn't have much to lose and goes along with it. The three of them are friends by the ti

Misc. Crew (feature film)

37.
Sunset Strip (2000)
Twenty-four hours on the Sunset Strip in 1972, as seen through the eyes of seven struggling artists looking for fame: Tammy, a clothing designer with a shop located next to the Whiskey-a-Go-Go; Glen, an up and coming country star; Duncan a visiting Scottish superstar; Zack a novice musician who beli
38.
Sunset Strip (2000)
Twenty-four hours on the Sunset Strip in 1972, as seen through the eyes of seven struggling artists looking for fame: Tammy, a clothing designer with a shop located next to the Whiskey-a-Go-Go; Glen, an up and coming country star; Duncan a visiting Scottish superstar; Zack a novice musician who beli

Cast (special)

39.
New Hollywood, The (1990)
A special hosted by Tom Brokaw focusing on various aspects of filmmaking. He examines the new trends in movie-making, the recipe for success at the box office, and the changing business of film production. Brokaw interviews people involved in all aspects of filmmaking, including screenwriters, produ

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