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|Birth Place:||Wheaton, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Acted in the off-Broadway production "A Man's Man"
Episodic TV debut, "Love American Style" (ABC)
Acted in the ABC TV-movie, the camp classic "The Girl Most Likely to..."
Feature debut, "Night Call Nurses"
Played Nick Nolte's best friend in the ABC miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man"
First appeared in the role of Richie Brockelman for the NBC movie "Richie Brockelman: The Missing 24 Hours"
Reprised the character of Richie Brockelman for "The House on Willis Avenue" episode of NBC's "The Rockford Files"
Debut as series regular, playing the title role in "Richie Brockelman, Private Eye" (NBC)
Again played Brockelman in "The Return of Richie Brockelman" episode of NBC's "The Rockford Files"
Had prominent part in Joe Dante's hip "The Howling"
Played recurring role of Captain Freedom on NBC's "Hill Street Blues"
Returned as a series regular on CBS's "Empire" playing Ben Christian
Played regular role of Edgar 'Benny' Benedek on the ABC series "Shadow Chasers"
Made TV directing debut with two episodes of NBC's "Hunter"
Had recurring role as Cybill Shepherd's husband on ABC's "Moonlighting"; also directed several episodes
Acted in John Hughes' "She's Having a Baby"
Portrayed David Brodkey in "Parenthood"
Feature directorial debut, "Problem Child"; also played a small role
Directed "Brain Donors," a take-off on the Marx Brothers' "A Night at the Opera"
TV-movie directing debut, "Columbo: Butterflies in Shades of Grey" (ABC)
Directed the pilot for the UPN adventure series "Marker"
Scored major box-office triumph at the helm of "Happy Gilmore" starring Adam Sandler; also acted
Helmed the less successful Chris Farley vehicle "Beverly Hills Ninja"
Directed episodes of ABC's "NYPD Blue"
Reteamed with Sandler as director of the big screen comedy "Big Daddy"
Helmed the big screen comedy "Saving Silverman"
Directed Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn in the action-comedy "National Security"
Directed the comedy "The Benchwarmers" with Rob Schneider and David Spade
Directed Adam Sandler and Kevin James in the gay themed comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry"
Once again directed Adam Sandler in the comedy "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"
Directed and made a cameo as a referee in the ensemble comedy "Grown Ups," about five friends who reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend; film starred Sandler, James, Chris Rock, Spade, and Schneider
Helmed the romantic comedy "Just Go with It," starring Sandler and Jennifer Aniston
Directed seventh Sandler feature, "Jack and Jill"; also played Al Pacino's standby in the film
Helmed "Grown Ups 2"
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