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