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Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Varian's War (2001) as Director
Story of American soldier Varian Fry, who rescued Jewish artists from the Nazis in the South of France.
2.
So Proudly We Hail (1990) as Director
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.
3.
Hanoi Hilton, The (1987) as Director
4.
Two Solitudes (1978) as Director

Writer (feature film)

5.
Celsius 41.11 (2004) as Screenwriter
A documentary aimed at refuting the content of Michael Moore's 2004 feature, "Fahrenheit 9/11" while providing a full deconstruction of Senator John Kerry, the Democrat presidential nominee.
6.
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003) as Writer
Drama about the tragedies that took place the morning of 9/11/2001 and the events that followed as seen from the perspective of the people associated with the White House. Included are complete conversations between President George W. Bush and his staff from the moment of the attacks on the Twin T
7.
Varian's War (2001) as Screenwriter
Story of American soldier Varian Fry, who rescued Jewish artists from the Nazis in the South of France.
8.
Man Who Captured Eichmann, The (1996) as Screenwriter
After an Israeli discovers the whereabouts of Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi who organized the delivery of millions of Jews to Hitler's concentration camps, he and other Israeli Mossad agents devise an elaborate plan to bring the war criminal from Argentina to Israel to stand trial.
9.
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995) as Screenwriter
When a plane mysteriously runs out of fuel in mid-air, the passengers and crew endure a tension-filled search for a safe landing site. Based on an actual incident.
10.
Kissinger and Nixon (1995) as Screenwriter
Television movie exploring the complex relationship between President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor, and later Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger.
11.
Jacob (1994) as Screenwriter
Telefilm on the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Jacob conspires with his mother Rebakeh to cheat his brother Esau out of his birthright. Fleeing his family home in fear of his brother's wrath, Jacob spends the next 14 years in servitude to his Uncle Laban in return for the hand of his daughter Rachel.
12.
Doomsday Gun (1994) as Screenwriter
The true story of Canadian Gerald Bull, whose obsession with building the world's largest gun led him into a deadly agreement with Saddam Hussein.
13.
Heroes of Desert Storm, The (1991) as Screenwriter
Chronicles the exploits of several Americans who served during the war in the Persian Gulf.
14.
So Proudly We Hail (1990) as Screenwriter
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.
15.
To Heal a Nation (1988) as Screenwriter
A true story of Jan Scruggs, a Vietnam veteran who overcame government and individual opposition in a three-year struggle to persuade the government to build the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Presented as a segment of "G.E. Theater."
16.
Hanoi Hilton, The (1987) as Screenwriter
17.
Children in the Crossfire (1984) as Screenwriter
Four Catholic and Protestant children from war-town Ireland have their lives and attitudes changed after a summer in the U.S. with foster families. This drama is a companion piece of sorts to director George Schaefer's Emmy Award-winning "A War of Children" of a decade earlier, dealing with another
18.
Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper (1981) as From Story
Canadian-made TV-movie about the efforts of that country's Ambassador to Iran to spirit out of Teheran six Americans who had slipped away from the United States Embassy during its takeover in November 1979 by Iranian revolutionaries.
19.
Whale For The Killing, A (1981) as Screenwriter
Star and co-producer Peter Strauss is an outsider, stranded with his family in a Newfoundland coastal resort, where he flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with the support only of his wife and one of the locals, Richard Widmark. Emmy Awar
20.
Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper (1981) as Screenwriter
Canadian-made TV-movie about the efforts of that country's Ambassador to Iran to spirit out of Teheran six Americans who had slipped away from the United States Embassy during its takeover in November 1979 by Iranian revolutionaries.
21.
Miracle On Ice (1981) as Screenwriter
The story of the 1980 United States Olympic hockey players, a group of amateurs from around the country who were whipped into a cohesive unit by controversial coach Herb Brooks to win a gold medal at Lake Placid during the winter games.
22.
Quintet (1979) as From Story
A nuclear holocaust has caused another ice age on Earth. A man named Essex and his pregnant wife are combing this desolate world looking his brother Francha and finally find him in a frozen city populated by survivors who spend their time playing a game called quintet. The mysterious game is similar
23.
Two Solitudes (1978) as Screenwriter
24.
It Happened One Christmas (1977) as Screenwriter
A new version of Frank Capra's 1947 classic "It's a Wonderful Life" with a gender switch -- Marlo Thomas for James Stewart, Wayne Rogers for Donna Reed, and Cloris Leachman for Henry Travers. Emmy Award nominations went to Cloris Leachman as well as to art director John J. Lloyd and set decorator Ha
25.
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (1977) as Screenwriter
The dramatization of a chapter in the best-selling book, focusing on young John Kennedy's first run for office as he sought a congressional seat in 1946.
26.
Goldenrod (1977) as Screenwriter
A once-successful champion of the Western Canadian rodeo circuit in the '50s is crippled in the ring, ending his winning streak and breaking up his marriage. Left with responsibility of raising two young sons after his wife deserts him, he finds his life changing when he discovers strength and direc
27.
Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, The (1974) as Screenplay Adaptation
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.

Producer (feature film)

28.
Celsius 41.11 (2004) as Producer
A documentary aimed at refuting the content of Michael Moore's 2004 feature, "Fahrenheit 9/11" while providing a full deconstruction of Senator John Kerry, the Democrat presidential nominee.
29.
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003) as Producer
Drama about the tragedies that took place the morning of 9/11/2001 and the events that followed as seen from the perspective of the people associated with the White House. Included are complete conversations between President George W. Bush and his staff from the moment of the attacks on the Twin T
30.
Varian's War (2001) as Producer
Story of American soldier Varian Fry, who rescued Jewish artists from the Nazis in the South of France.
31.
Kissinger and Nixon (1995) as Executive Producer
Television movie exploring the complex relationship between President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor, and later Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger.
32.
So Proudly We Hail (1990) as Executive Producer
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.
33.
To Heal a Nation (1988) as Executive Producer
A true story of Jan Scruggs, a Vietnam veteran who overcame government and individual opposition in a three-year struggle to persuade the government to build the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Presented as a segment of "G.E. Theater."
34.
Evil in Clear River (1988) as Executive Producer
Suggested by real events, a small-town housewife finds to her horror that a popular high school instructor is teaching blatant anti-Semitism and that most everyone in the town is blind to her outrage.
35.
Goldenrod (1977) as Producer
A once-successful champion of the Western Canadian rodeo circuit in the '50s is crippled in the ring, ending his winning streak and breaking up his marriage. Left with responsibility of raising two young sons after his wife deserts him, he finds his life changing when he discovers strength and direc
36.
Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye (1977) as Producer
The dramatization of a chapter in the best-selling book, focusing on young John Kennedy's first run for office as he sought a congressional seat in 1946.

Music (feature film)

37.
So Proudly We Hail (1990)
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.

Director (special)

38.
National Desk (2000) as Series Creator
Broadcaster/journalist Larry Elder investigates proposed reforms for America's public schools -- including public vouchers, charter schools, private scholarships, home schooling and tax credits. The program also looks at the forces that have changed the system.
39.
National Desk (2000) as Series Creator
Documentary that broadens the immigration debate by focusing on immigrants who are doctors, lawyers and nurses.
40.
National Desk (2000) as Series Creator
Documentary that traces the presidential nomination process from the smoke-filled rooms of conventions past to today's open primaries. Mara Liasson, National Public Radio's White House correspondent, examines the relationship between political parties and the governments they elect.
41.
Fear in America: A Reverse Angle (1993) as Creator
An exploration into the public's deep anxiety over the rising tide of violence and alienation that have become part of contemporary American life.
42.
Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents (1900) as Director
Documentary that focuses on the drama surrounding a letter written by Carl Foreman to the New York Times' Bosley Crowther on August 7, 1952, following Crowther's review of the film "High Noon," scripted by Foreman. The letter describes what happened to Foreman after he was called to testify by the H

Cast (special)

43.
Hollywood, D.C.: A Tale of Two Cities (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special that traces the modern history of the relationship between politics and entertainment.

Writer (special)

44.
National Desk (2000) as Writer
Documentary that broadens the immigration debate by focusing on immigrants who are doctors, lawyers and nurses.
45.
National Desk (2000) as Writer
Documentary that traces the presidential nomination process from the smoke-filled rooms of conventions past to today's open primaries. Mara Liasson, National Public Radio's White House correspondent, examines the relationship between political parties and the governments they elect.
46.
Fear in America: A Reverse Angle (1993) as Writer
An exploration into the public's deep anxiety over the rising tide of violence and alienation that have become part of contemporary American life.
47.
Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents (1900) as Writer
Documentary that focuses on the drama surrounding a letter written by Carl Foreman to the New York Times' Bosley Crowther on August 7, 1952, following Crowther's review of the film "High Noon," scripted by Foreman. The letter describes what happened to Foreman after he was called to testify by the H

Producer (special)

48.
National Desk (2000) as Executive Producer
Documentary that broadens the immigration debate by focusing on immigrants who are doctors, lawyers and nurses.
49.
National Desk (2000) as Executive Producer
Documentary that traces the presidential nomination process from the smoke-filled rooms of conventions past to today's open primaries. Mara Liasson, National Public Radio's White House correspondent, examines the relationship between political parties and the governments they elect.
50.
National Desk (2000) as Executive Producer
Documentary that finds that America's dream of a home in the suburbs following 20th century urbanization may be dying. The program focuses on the role of goverment in deciding how families should organize their lives and where they should live and work. Broadcaster/journalist Fred Barnes examines th
51.
National Desk (2000) as Executive Producer
Broadcaster/journalist Larry Elder investigates proposed reforms for America's public schools -- including public vouchers, charter schools, private scholarships, home schooling and tax credits. The program also looks at the forces that have changed the system.
52.
National Desk (1997) as Executive Producer
Three-part documentary addressing patterns in American life that are subtly eroding common culture.
53.
Fear in America: A Reverse Angle (1993) as Executive Producer
An exploration into the public's deep anxiety over the rising tide of violence and alienation that have become part of contemporary American life.
54.
Darkness at High Noon: The Carl Foreman Documents (1900) as Executive Producer
Documentary that focuses on the drama surrounding a letter written by Carl Foreman to the New York Times' Bosley Crowther on August 7, 1952, following Crowther's review of the film "High Noon," scripted by Foreman. The letter describes what happened to Foreman after he was called to testify by the H

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

55.
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004) as Writer
56.
American Valor (2003) as Writer
57.
Human Bomb, The (1998) as Screenwriter

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004) as Executive Producer
59.
American Valor (2003) as Executive Producer

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

60.
P.T. Barnum (1999) as Screenwriter
61.
Tom Clancy's NetForce (1999) as Screenwriter
Miniseries based on Tom Clancy's novel, "Net Force." Set in the near future, the miniseries focuses on an elite, military-style division of the FBI that is granted extraordinary powers to combat technology-based crime and terrorism. After the death of his best friend, Alex Michaels is promoted to co
62.
Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy (1996) as Screenwriter
Miniseries about the 11-day siege and shootout at the Ruby Ridge, Idaho, home of white separatist Randy Weaver, which left his wife and son dead and the FBI seriously discredited amidst charges of a coverup.
63.
Moses (1996) as Screenwriter
Miniseries retelling the Biblical story of Moses, who is called by God to lead his people, the Israelites, from slavery in Egypt to freedom in Canaan, the Promised Land. When the Israelites are in danger of capture by Pharoah's army, God parts the Red Sea so they can make their escape. Later in the
64.
Joseph (1995) as Screenwriter
A miniseries on the Biblical patriarch Joseph, the favored son of Jacob and Rachel who rises above the treachery of his many brothers and a life of slavery to deliver his people from famine.
65.
Sadat (1983) as Screenwriter

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