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|Born:||October 22, 1955||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
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Wrote for such publications as <i>American Film</i> and <i>Millimeter</i>
Made screenwriting debut with the horror spoof "Strange Behavior," directed by Michael Laughlin (billed as William Condon)
Co-wrote (with Laughlin) the sci-fi spoof "Strange Invaders"
Made his feature directorial debut with "Sister, Sister"; also co-wrote screenplay
TV debut as director, the first of three USA Network movies, "Murder 101"
Made network debut as director with the ABC drama "Deadly Relations"
Helmed the sequel "Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh"; initial screen collaboration with Clive Barker
Wrote and directed the critically acclaimed "Gods and Monsters," a fictionalized meditation on the last days of expatriate British director James Whale; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay
Wrote the screenplay adaptation of the stage musical "Chicago"; received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Directed and scripted "Kinsey," starring Liam Neeson as Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay
Wrote and directed the film adaptation of "Dreamgirls," the acclaimed Broadway musical loosely based on the musical group The Supremes; earned a nomination from the Directors Guild of America
Wrote and produced the 81st Annual Academy Awards; earned Emmy nominations for Writing and for Special Class Programs
Executive produced and directed the pilot episode of Showtime series "The Big C"
Directed "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1"
Returned as director of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"
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