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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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Began directing plays in high school
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Moved to NYC after college
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Wrote feature articles for such newspapers as, the <i>Village Voice</i>, New York's <i>Daily News</i> and <i>Los Angeles Times</i>
1979:
Was a editor for the ABC sitcom, "Delta House," adapted from the film "Animal House"
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Began writing screenplays, sometimes with his brother, Stephen
1983:
Wrote first screenplay (with Stephen Tolkin and Stephen Fry), the British film "Gossip"
1988:
Wrote the screenplay for "Gleaming the Cube"; also the associate producer
1991:
Directed first feature, "The Rapture"; also wrote screenplay
1992:
Played a small role in Robert Altman's "The Player," which he also co-produced and wrote the screenplay (based on his own novel)
1994:
Co-wrote HBO's "The Burning Season"; directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Raul Julia
1994:
Wrote and directed the satirical, "The New Age," featuring Judy Davis and Peter Weller
1998:
Co-wrote the big budget film, "Deep Impact"
2000:
Reportedly did a script polish on "Mission: Impossible 2"
2000:
Co-wrote the script for "Changing Lanes"
2009:
Co-wrote with Anthony Minghella, the screenplay adaptation of the Broadway musical, "Nine"

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