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|Born:||July 27, 1948||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||St Louis, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Worked as a schoolteacher
Began waiting tables at the Second City in Chicago
Was a company Member of Second City
Acted in four features, "Jackson County Jail", "Chesty Anderson--USN" (re-released in 1984), "Tunnelvision" and "The Last Affair"
TV debut as regular, "The Fun Factory" (NBC)
Moved to Los Angeles
TV-movie acting debut, "Outside Chance" (CBS)
Played policewoman Lucy Bates on the NBC drama series "Hill Street Blues"; won 1985 Emmy as Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series; also received six additional nominations
Acted opposite Shelley Long in the feature "Troop Beverly Hills"
Directed episodes of "Hooperman" (ABC)
Helmed premiere episode of the ABC series "Doogie Howser, M.D."
Directed episodes of HBO sitcom "Dream On"; earned Emmy and CableACE Awards for the "For Pete's Sake" episode
Directed pilot and premiere episode of "Arresting Behavior" (ABC)
Feature directorial debut, "Only You", a direct-to-video release
TV-movie directorial debut, "My Breast" (CBS); earned Emmy nomination
Directed feature, "The Brady Bunch Movie", reteaming with Long, who played the role created by Florence Henderson
Helmed "The Late Shift" for HBO; earned Emmy nomination
Directed Howard Stern in film adaptation of his memoirs "Private Parts"
Directed the non-musical remake of "Dr. Dolittle", starring Eddie Murphy
Signed to direct "Male Pattern Baldness" from a Joe Eszterhas script
Helmed the rehab-set comedy-drama "28 Days", starring Sandra Bullock
Directed feature film adaptation of TV hit "I Spy," reteaming with Murphy who co-starred with Owen Wilson
Produced the comedy "Surviving Christmas" starring Ben Affleck
Directed "John Tucker Must Die" a comedy about three high school girls who seek revenge on their cheating ex
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