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Also Known As: Died: July 31, 2010
Born: June 1, 1942 Cause of Death: Cancer
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Taking the Heat (1993) as Director
A female detective protects a murder witness from the mob.
2.
Delirious (1991) as Director
Comedy about a soap opera writer who wakes up after a car accident and finds himself living inside his soap opera.
3.
Dragnet (1987) as Director
To his chagrin, by-the-book Los Angeles policeman Joe Friday has been assigned a flippant, street-wise new partner, Pep Streebeck. They are investigating a series of murders, which leads them to the religious cult P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness and Normalcy). Infiltrating the group, they rescue Connie Swain, and she and Friday fall in love. When Connie identifies respected community leader and the police commissioner's friend Reverend Jonathan Whirley as the head of the cult, Friday attempts to publicly arrest the man and is suspended. Connie is kidnapped in retaliation and when Friday is reinstated, he and Streebeck lead the raid on the P.A.G.A.N. headquarters and Friday's heroics save Connie and bring Whirley to justice.
4.
Hart to Hart (1979) as Director
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers are happily married jet-set investigators and Lionel Stander is their jack-of-all-trades right hand in this pilot to the hit series, co-produced by Wagner and wife, Natalie Wood, under their Rona II banner. Here, the Harts look into the mysterious death of a close f

Cast (feature film)

5.
Becoming John Ford (2007)
Portrait of film director John Ford, perhaps best known for re-inventing the Western, and generally considered one of America's greatest directors.

Writer (feature film)

6.
Dragnet (1987) as Screenwriter
To his chagrin, by-the-book Los Angeles policeman Joe Friday has been assigned a flippant, street-wise new partner, Pep Streebeck. They are investigating a series of murders, which leads them to the religious cult P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness and Normalcy). Infiltrating the group, they rescue Connie Swain, and she and Friday fall in love. When Connie identifies respected community leader and the police commissioner's friend Reverend Jonathan Whirley as the head of the cult, Friday attempts to publicly arrest the man and is suspended. Connie is kidnapped in retaliation and when Friday is reinstated, he and Streebeck lead the raid on the P.A.G.A.N. headquarters and Friday's heroics save Connie and bring Whirley to justice.
7.
Ladyhawke (1985) as Screenwriter
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
8.
Hart to Hart (1979) as Screenwriter
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers are happily married jet-set investigators and Lionel Stander is their jack-of-all-trades right hand in this pilot to the hit series, co-produced by Wagner and wife, Natalie Wood, under their Rona II banner. Here, the Harts look into the mysterious death of a close f
9.
The Cassandra Crossing (1977) as Screenwriter
When a train's passengers are exposed to a deadly virus, it triggers an international incident.
10.
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976) as From Story
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. The result is ruthless competition between several companies.
11.
The Eagle Has Landed (1976) as Screenwriter
German paratroopers land covertly in England during World War II.
12.
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976) as Screenwriter
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. The result is ruthless competition between several companies.
13.
Man With the Golden Gun, The (1974) as Screenwriter
James Bond (Agent 007) must find the missing "Solex Agitator," a device that will harness the sun's radiation and give awesome power to whomever possesses it. Also vying for the prize is Francisco Scaramanga, a world-class assassin who brandishes a distinctive golden gun. When 007 discovers he is to be Scaramanga's next target, he is hurled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, continuing the search as he evades the killer on his trail. Bond must also contend with Scaramanga's exotic lover Andrea Anders, and Nick Nack, whose small size belies his lethal abilities. Even as 007 enlists the aid of sensuous Mary Goodnight, he must overcome ferocious odds to survive an explosive showdown on Scaramanga's remote island. His adventures draw him into a gripping boat pursuit, a wild automobile chase through Bangkok, and an unthinkable confrontation against an entire martial arts school.
14.
Live and Let Die (1973) as Screenwriter
When James Bond (Agent 007) investigates the murders of three fellow agents, he soon finds himself a target, evading vicious assassins as he closes in on the powerful Kananga. Known on the streets as "Mr. Big," Kananga is coordinating a globally threatening scheme using tons of self-produced heroin. As Bond tries to unravel the mastermind's plan, he meets Solitaire, the beautiful Tarot card reader whose magical gifts are crucial to the crime lord. Bond works his own magic on her, and embarks on a series of adventures, involving voodoo, hungry crocodiles and turbo-charged speedboats.
15.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) as Screenwriter
James Bond fights diamond smugglers and blackmailers in Las Vegas.
16.
The Sweet Ride (1968) as Screenwriter
Tony Franciosa (Collie) is an aging bachelor who shares a beach house with some younger surfers. Collie is the leader of the group with the cardinal rule being that they share everything including the women they meet. This works well until a mysterious women (Jacquiline Bissit) shows up on the scene and is eventually beaten badly.

Producer (feature film)

17.
Hot Pursuit (1987) as Executive Producer
18.
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976) as Producer
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. The result is ruthless competition between several companies.
19.
The Best Man (1964) as Prod assoc
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

20.
Ladyhawke (1985)
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
21.
Superman II (1981) as Creative Consultant
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
22.
Superman:The Movie (1978) as Creative Consultant
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor's criminal plots.

Director (special)

23.
Loved to Death (1991) as Director
A fledgling screenwriter uses a love potion on the girl of his dreams, with surprising results.

Cast (special)

24.
Margot Kidder (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Margot Kidder.
25.
Bobby Darin: I Want to Be a Legend (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of singer Bobby Darin.
26.
Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary about the making of 20th Century Fox's 1963 film "Cleopatra," then the most expensive film of all time and the film that brought Elizabeth Taylor her first $1 million paycheck. The program includes rare footage, the film's original uncut trailer and interviews with those involved in the
27.
Margot Kidder: The E! True Hollywood Story (1998) as Interviewee
Profile of actress Margot Kidder.
28.
Natalie Wood: The E! True Hollywood Story (1997) as Interviewee
Chronicles the life of actress Natalie Wood.

Writer (special)

29.
Mother, Juggs and Speed (1978) as Writer
The story of Mother, Juggs, and Speed, three paramedics who work for Harry Fishbine, the greedy owner of the near-bankrupt F & B Private Ambulance Company. In the pilot episode, the reckless paramedics scheme for a way to get Harry's business license renewed -- despite endless complaints from the Pu

Producer (special)

30.
Livin' Large (1989) as Executive Producer
A comedy pilot for a series about five inner-city teens struggling with the ills of poverty in their lower Manhattan neighborhood.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

31.

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

32.
Harts in High Season (1996) as Creative Consultant

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