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Born: May 15, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Israel Profession: Director ...
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Served four years as a Combat Arms Officer in the U.S. Army
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Worked as an entertainment reporter for the New York <i>Daily News</i>
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Was a frequent contributor to such magazines as <i>Premiere</i>, <i>Movieline</i> and <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>
1990:
Worked as a film critic, investigative reporter and contributing editor to <i>Los Angeles</i> magazine
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Hosted a top-rated movie review show for KABC Radio in Los Angeles
1998:
Made writing and directing debut with the dramatic short "4 Second Delay"
1999:
Directed first feature length film, "Deterrence," a drama about America coming to the brink of nuclear war, starring Kevin Pollak and Timothy Hutton
2000:
Wrote and directed the widely praised political thriller "The Contender," starring Joan Allen, Gary Oldman and Jeff Bridges
2001:
Directed Robert Redford in the military prison drama "The Last Castle"
2003:
Created the short-lived ABC series, "Line of Fire," about the FBI's office in Richmond, Virginia
2005:
Created and executive produced the ABC series "Commander-in-Chief," starring Geena Davis as the first female US president; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Drama series
2007:
Directed "Resurrecting the Champ," starring Samuel L. Jackson as a former Boxing champ who is living on the streets
2008:
Wrote and directed the thriller "Nothing but the Truth," starring Kate Beckinsale as a reporter who faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source
2011:
Directed a remake of "Straw Dogs"; also produced and wrote the current version

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