Appeared as Jack Warner in the TNT biopic "James Dean"; also directed
Began career as jazz pianist in New York
Directed first feature, "The Fox"
Reteamed with Midler and Caan for "For the Boys"; Midler received her second Oscar nomination as Best Actress
Acted in Woody Allen's "Hollywood Ending"
Broadway debut in "Seagulls over Sorrento"
Directed "Intersection", starring Richard Gere and Sharon Stone
Directed Bette Midler to an Oscar nomination with "The Rose"
Helmed "Cinderella Liberty", co-starring James Caan and Marsha Mason; Mason received a Best Actress Oscar nomination
Helmed "Even Money," a crime film about three strangers who become addicted to gambling, starring Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, Kelsey Grammer, and Ray Liotta
Helmed the HBO drama "Crime of the Century", about the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
Produced first film, "The Cowboys", which he also directed
Received Academy Award nomination for Best Director for "On Golden Pond"; stars Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn received Oscars as Best Actor and Best Actress
Worked as TV director in Hollywood, beginning with "Ben Casey"
Appeared on CBS soap, "As the World Turns," for six years
Played the violent Jewish mob kingpin, Marty Augustine in Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye"
Film acting debut in "Crime in the Streets"
Formed Sanford Productions (film, TV) with Sidney Pollack