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Born: October 17, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
New Age, The (1994) as Director
Peter and Katherine Witner--he's an agent, she's a graphic designer--are a hip and privileged LA couple who have everything they want... except a stable marriage. The dissolution of their relationship accelerates after they both lose their jobs. Forced to find a means to support themselves--and raise cash for a much desired divorce--the duo open a trendy and shockingly expensive boutique.
2.
Rapture, The (1991) as Director
A woman who has a boring day job, begins cruising bars with her swinger friend, which eventually leads her to become a born-again christian.

Cast (feature film)

3.
The Player (1992) as Eric Schecter
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.

Writer (feature film)

4.
Paranoia (2013)
The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar, seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-dea
5.
Nine (2009)
A world famous film director reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion, while balancing numerous women in his life: Luisa, his wife, Carla his sexy mistress, and Claudia, his muse and protege.
6.
Changing Lanes (2002) as Screenwriter
A rush-hour fender bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying on
7.
Domestic Disturbance (2001) as Screenwriter
Frank Morrison wants what's best for his son. Since he and his wife Susan divorced a few years ago, their son Danny has been rebellious and troubled, with a history of lying. Frank and Susan love Danny dearly; they understand that beneath his defiant exterior lies an eleven year old boy who needs compassion, understanding and good parenting. Now everything is changing. Susan is about to become Mrs. Rick Barnes. A newcomer in town, Barnes has already made his mark as a wealthy philanthropist. He'll be able to give Danny things that Frank, a boatbuilder, simply can't. Struggling with jealousy, Frank has to admit that two parents at home might be just what Danny needs. When Danny starts telling Frank troubling stories about Rick Barnes, Frank is torn between refusing to believe his son, whose reputation for telling the truth has always been spotty, and considering the awful possibility that Barnes might be an altogether different person than he appears.
8.
Mission: Impossible II (2000) as Screenwriter
When Agent Ethan Hunt takes holiday on a rock climbing expedition, he is rudely interrupted by a pair of missile- launched, self-destructing designer sunglasses encoded with instructions for his latest mission. It seems Biocyte Pharmaceuticals is missing Chimera, a skin-corroding virus that was manufactured to boost sales of their newly developed super-strength antiviral formula. Unfortunately it has fallen into the hands of Sean Ambrose, a business- minded MIF traitor with a thirst for stock options. Once the public learns that Chimera will melt the flesh off their bones within 27 hours of injection, the price of Biocyte's antidote will skyrocket. Can Ethan Hunt stop him before he takes over Biocyte and infects the city of Sidney?
9.
Deep Impact (1998) as Screenwriter
After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
10.
New Age, The (1994) as Screenwriter
Peter and Katherine Witner--he's an agent, she's a graphic designer--are a hip and privileged LA couple who have everything they want... except a stable marriage. The dissolution of their relationship accelerates after they both lose their jobs. Forced to find a means to support themselves--and raise cash for a much desired divorce--the duo open a trendy and shockingly expensive boutique.
11.
Burning Season, The (1994) as Screenwriter
The life story of Chico Mendes, the Brazilian environmental advocate and former head of the Brazilian Rubber Tappers Union, who was murdered in Brazil, December 1988.
12.
The Player (1992) as Source Material (Novel)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
13.
Deep Cover (1992) as From Story
An undercover black narcotics cop begins to lose sight of which side of the law he is on, and teams up with a crooked attorney to build a drug empire.
14.
Deep Cover (1992) as Screenwriter
An undercover black narcotics cop begins to lose sight of which side of the law he is on, and teams up with a crooked attorney to build a drug empire.
15.
The Player (1992) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
16.
Rapture, The (1991) as Screenwriter
A woman who has a boring day job, begins cruising bars with her swinger friend, which eventually leads her to become a born-again christian.
17.
Gleaming The Cube (1989) as Screenwriter
A teenage skateboarder and a young detective team up to find the murderer of the teen's adopted brother.
18.
Gossip (1983) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

19.
The Player (1992) as Producer
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
20.
Gleaming The Cube (1989) as Associate Producer
A teenage skateboarder and a young detective team up to find the murderer of the teen's adopted brother.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

21.
The Player (1992)
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
22.
To Sleep With Anger (1990) as Assistance
Witnessing how the generational disputes between the family patriarch, his wife and their two married sons become amplified when an unexpected visitor drops in... Enter Harry, a smiling charmer from the old days in the Deep South... Is he in fact an evil spirit, setting a curse upon the house?.. Har

Cast (special)

23.
Blocked: The Novelist's Experience in Hollywood (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary examining the experiences of such famous American writers as Dorothy Parker, William Faulkner and F. Scott Fitzgerald when they worked as screenwriters in Hollywood.

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