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Born: June 8, 1955 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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MILESTONES

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Raised in Los Angeles, CA
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Began acting in a high school production of Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story"
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Moved to New York after high school to study acting
1974:
Film acting debut, "The Other Side of the Mountain"
1977:
Founded Triple Play Productions with Amy Robinson and Mark Metcalf
1979:
First feature as producer (also acted), "Chilly Scenes of Winter/Head Over Heels"; produced with Amy Robinson and Mark Metcalf
1981:
Co-starred in cult favorite "An American Werewolf in London," directed by John Landis
1983:
Co-founded (with Amy Robinson) Double Play Productions
1983:
First film released under the Double Play banner, John Sayles's "Baby, It's You"
1985:
Co-starred (also produced) with Rosanna Arquette in Martin Scorsese's "After Hours"
1986:
TV-movie acting debut, "From Here to Maternity"
1987:
Co-starred with Madonna in romantic comedy "Who's That Girl?"
1988:
Produced Oscar nominated "Running on Empty," directed by Sidney Lumet
1990:
Produced "White Palace" with James Spader and Susan Sarandon
1991:
Played an English teacher in comedy drama "My Girl"
1995:
Earned Oscar nomination for Best Short Film for "The Duke of Groove"
1997:
Feature film directorial debut, "Addicted to Love"
1998:
Helmed second feature "Practical Magic," starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman
2001:
Directed mockumentary "Lisa Picard Is Famous"; also played a filmmaker shooting a movie about an aspiring actress
2002:
Played comedic supporting role as the head of an Internet company in "40 Days and 40 Nights"
2006:
Cast opposite Michael Keaton in "Game 6," about the historic 1986 World Series; also produced
2007:
Helmed "Fierce People," starring Diane Lane and Donald Sutherland
2007:
Cast in romantic drama "Snow Angels" alongside Kate Beckinsale and Sam Rockwell
2009:
Cast as an advertising firm boss on TNT series "Trust Me"
2012:
Appeared on Showtime's "Hosue of Lies"
2013:
Acted opposite Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe in crime drama "Broken City"

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