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||September 24, 1946
||Cause of Death:
||Decatur, Indiana, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Directed "The Game of Their Lives" based on the true story of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England in the small town of Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Feature film directing debut, "Hoosiers"
TV-movie producing debut, "Vampire"
Worked as an associate producer on the short-lived CBS detective series, "Paris"
Directed Sean Astin in "Rudy," based on the true story of Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger who's dream was to play football at Notre Dame
Gave up producing responsibilities but continued directing episodes of "Hill Street Blues"
TV series producing debut, "Hill Street Blues"; served as an associate producer
Underwent treatment for a bipolar disorder
Directed "Fresh Horses" starring Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy
Directed "Moonlight and Valentino" based on the play by Ellen Simon
Returned to directing features with "Wisegirls", starring Mira Sorvino and Mariah Carey
Taught school in Aspen, Colorado
TV directing debut with "Hill Street Blues"