Directed future wife, Lea Thompson in "Some Kind of Wonderful"; second collaborated with John Hughes (wrote and produced)
Directed Matthau and Lemmon in their final film together, "The Odd Couple II"
Directed the ensemble feature about doctors working in a severely underfunded veterans' hospital, "Article 99"; also starred Thompson
Directed the pilot episode of the popular FOX series, "Melrose Place"
Helmed the sequel, "The Whole Ten Yards," starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry and Amanda Peet
TV series directorial debut, the "Only Sin Deep" episode of the HBO series, "Tales from the Crypt"; co-starred Lea Thompson
Directed episodes of wife's sitcom "Caroline in the City" (NBC)
Directed productions for the Ensemble Studio Theater in NYC
Directed Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the NBC sitcom "Watching Ellie"
Directed the football comedy "The Replacements," co-starring Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman
Partnered in the successful movie trailer company Kanew-Manger-Deutch
Third collaboration with John Hughes (scripted), directing Dan Aykroyd and John Candy in "The Great Outdoors"
Directed Dane Cook and Kate Hudson in the comedy "My Best Friend's Girl"
Helmed the sequel "Grumpier Old Men," co-starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
Made feature directing debut with the John Hughes scripted, "Pretty in Pink"
Worked in the advertising department of United Artists