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Born: September 21, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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As a child appeared as a dancer in a few films that his father choreographed, such as "Artists and Models" (1955)
1970:
With USC classmates (including John Carpenter), worked on the Oscar-winning short, "The Resurrection of Bronco Billy"
1978:
Appeared as 'The Shape' in John Carpenter's "Halloween"
1979:
Feature film screenwriting debut, "Skatetown, U.S.A"
1982:
Feature film directing debut, "Tag: The Assassination Game"
1984:
Helmed "The Last Starfighter" an adventure film, using computer graphics for its special effects
1986:
Helmed the family film, "The Boy Who Could Fly"
1987:
Helmed an episode of Steven Spielberg's anthology series "Amazing Stories" (NBC)
1989:
Directed "Tap," co-starring Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr. in his final film appearance
1993:
Directed the live-action film, "Dennis the Menace," based on the comic strip
1995:
Directed Damon Wayans in the comedy, "Major Payne"
2001:
Helmed "Delivering Milo," starring Anton Yelchin and Albert Finney
2007:
Wrote the screenplay for "August Rush," a musical-drama starring Freddie Highmore, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and Keri Russell

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