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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Witness (1985) as Hoodlum
A young Amish boy, visiting Philadelphia with his widowed mother, witnesses a murder. When the detective on the case discovers a police cover up, he realizes his, the boy's and the mother's lives are in jeopardy. He hides out in Amish country, living amongst the community and having to abide by their peaceful customs. Things get more complicated when he falls in love with the young widow. But, soon the idyllic life is shattered when the villains discover his whereabouts.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

2.
That's My Boy (2012)
A man tries to repair a strained relationship with the son he fathered as a teenager by moving in with him and his new fiancée.
3.
Contraband (2012)
Legendary smuggler Chris Farraday had abandoned his life of crime to settle into a life of comfortable domesticity with his wife and their two young sons. But after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does better than anyone-running contraband to settle Andy's debt. With the help of his best friend, Sebastian Abney, Chris quickly assembles a crew that includes their childhood friend Danny Raymer to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. They must pull this off under the suspicious eyes of the ship's captain, whose long history with Chris' father makes him suspect the younger Farraday of even shadier dealings.
4.
One for the Money (2012)
A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum's got plenty of attitude, even if she's been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company as a recovery agent. True, she doesn't even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn't stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny's biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli - yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. Nabbing Morelli would be a satisfying payback - and a hefty payday - but as Stephanie learns the ins and outs of becoming a recovery agent from Ranger, a hunky colleague who is the best in the business, she also realizes the case against Morelli isn't airtight. Add to the mix her meddling family, a potentially homicidal boxer, witnesses who keep dying and the problem of all those flying sparks when she finds Morelli himself. Suddenly Stephanie's new job isn't nearly as easy as she thought.
5.
Fighter, The (2010)
Based on a true story, two brothers, against all the odds, come together to train for a historic title bout that has the power to reunite their fractured family and give their hard-luck town what it's been waiting for: pride.
6.
Dear John (2010)
Destiny brings a young soldier, John Tyree, and an idealistic college student, Savannah Curtis, together. When war tears them apart, will their endless stream of love letters be enough to keep them united?
7.
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
A college professor takes in an abandoned dog. As their bond deepens, a beautiful relationship unfolds, embodying the true spirit of family and loyalty while inspiring the hearts of an entire town.
8.
Redbelt (2008)
In the west-side of Los Angeles fight world, a world inhabited by bouncers, cagefighters, cops and special forces types, Mike Terry is a Jiu-Jitsu teacher who has avoided the prize fighting circuit, choosing instead to pursue an honorable life by operating a self-defense studio with a samurai's code. Terry and his wife Sondra struggle to keep the business running to make ends meet. An accident on a dark, rainy night at the Academy between an off duty officer and a distraught lawyer puts in motion a series of events that will change Terry's life dramatically introducing him to a world of promoters and movie star Chet Frank. Faced with this, in order to pay off his debts and regain his honor, Terry must step into the ring for the first time in his life.
9.
Feast of Love (2007)
In a coffee shop in a tight-knit Oregon community a local professor and writer Harry Stevenson witnesses love whipping up mischief among the town's residents. Among young and old, among both parents and lovers, among the sweet and the savage, among humans and even animals, Harry watches in awe as
10.
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
11.
Material Girls (2006)
Ava and Tanzie Marchetta have it all. The heiresses to a multi-million dollar cosmetics company, the girls approach life as one big party. But when a scandal involving one of their products emerges, the girls are left penniless, homeless, and seemingly helpless. They could, of course, take the easy
12.
Roll Bounce (2005) as Assistant Director
It's the summer of '78 and if you're looking for good times there is just one place to go: the local roller disco, where the music is hot, the girls are hotter, and the entire atmosphere is dynamite. It is here, under the swirling colored lights and the spinning disco ball that thousands will experi
13.
Hot Chick, The (2002) as First Assistant Director
A mean-spirited but popular teenage girl falls under a spell and wakes up a thirty-year-old man and quickly learns how shallow her life has been.
14.
American Pie 2 (2001) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit) (Maine)
The students of East Great Falls High have spent a year apart, going to different colleges and learning a bit more about life. Jim has discovered that losing your virginity doesn't necessarily make you suave, while Oz is trying to cope with his girlfriend spending a summer abroad. Meanwhile, Stifler remains his badly-behaved self. Coming together for the first time in a year, the guys rent a beach house and vow to make this the best summer ever. As it turns out, whether that will happen or not has a lot to do with the girls. Vicky has become a little less idealistic, while Michelle is more down to earth. Heather, meanwhile, wants to see all the world has to offer her. Between the wild parties, outrageous revelations and yes, a trip to band camp, they discover that times change and people change, but in the end, it's all about sticking together.
15.
Breakfast of Champions (1999) as 1st Assistant Director
Dwayne Hoover, the most respected business man in Midland City, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown- yet his identity as the leader of the town's financial empire continues to flourish as he slowly descends from semi-sanity into madness. At the same time, Kilgore Trout, a misunderstood, impoveris
16.
Replacing Dad (1999)
When Linda Marsh catches her husband George, the school principal, with their daughter's fifth grade teacher, she becomes unglued. George moves out and Linda spends her days in her robe and her nights watching television. Her children Drew and Mandy are also having a rough time, but 4-year-old Willi
17.
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) as 1st Assistant Director
An ugly pool cleaner becomes a gigilo to pay for a fish tank he broke while house sitting.
18.
Inspector Gadget (1999) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
Based on the popular cartoon character of the same name, "Inspector Gadget" is an adventure comedy about a somewhat naive and inept security guard, John Brown, whose big heart is equal to his far-fetched dreams of becoming the world's greatest police officer. However, nothing is impossible. Suddenly unexpected circumstances make him the ideal candidate for a top secret law enforecment project, and pretty scientist Dr. Brenda Bradford applies her expertise in robotics to build him into a man of many talents--and accessories. Using a vast array of grafted-on gizmos and doohickies to bust bad guys, the often clueless Inspector Gadget must also employ his common sense to crack an especially complicated case. As he penetrates Riverton City's darkest underworld, Inspector Gadget must save not only his good name and reputation, but also rescue the world from the nefarious Claw.
19.
Sphere (1998) as Assistant Director
A team of four people are sent to the middle of the pacific ocean and are asked to do research on a 400 year old space ship found on the bottom of the ocean.
20.
Deep Impact (1998) as Assistant Director (2nd Unit) (Los Angeles)
After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
21.
Men in Black (1997) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
A hot-shot police officer gets mixed up in an alien invasion.
22.
Buddy (1997) as 1st Assistant Director
The true story of Gertrude "Trudy" Lintz, an eccentric socialite in the 1920s likened to a modern-day Noah. On her New York estate, she, her physician husband Bill and her assistant Dick care for a menagerie as extensive as a zoo's. Adding to the fun are her four chimpanzees whom she treats as her children; their clothes are tailor-made at Bergdorf Goodman; she teaches them table manners, how to mix martinis, do light housework and say their prayers. And they become the stars of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair. But her gorilla, Buddy is her favorite child. When she first sees him, he is a sickly baby gorilla. But she opens her home and her heart to him, and proceeds to raise him as if he were her own... and, for a time, he is. Still, Buddy inevitably grows up, and keeping him becomes increasingly dangerous for Trudy because he can't fit into the human world he lives in, anymore, and yet can't be his true self either. Finally, Trudy has to make the decision all mothers face--she has to let him go.
23.
Matilda (1996) as 1st Assistant Director
Matilda is an extraordinary girl, a child of wondrous intelligence. Unfortunately, her neglectful and deeply stupid parents, Harry and Zinnia Wormwood, are too wrapped up in their own lives to care, or even to notice, that their daughter is a budding genius, in love with books and with learning. When the Wormwoods finally grant Matilda's wish to attend school, they bundle her off to Crunchem Hall, a bleak brick prison where students cower before the whip, hand and fist of principal Agatha Trunchbull. Amid Crunchem's darkness, Matilda finds a single light in warm-hearted Miss Honey, the first-grade teacher who recognizes the girl's remarkable skills--including a very special talent that allows the spirited girl to turn the tables on the wicked grown-ups in her world.
24.
Heidi Chronicles, The (1995)
The story of Heidi Holland follows the title character from a high school dance in 1965 through the present day, exploring her personal relationships, her feminist awakening and her successful professional career. Along the way she is supported by her best friend and loved by a man who cannot commit. Heidi's story speaks to everyone who has lived and grown and knows the joy and pain of the process.
25.
Oleanna (1994) as 1st Assistant Director
Based on David Mamet's two character play about sexual harassment, focusing on a male professor accused of harassing a female student.
26.
Milk Money (1994) as 1st Assistant Director
Twelve-year-old Frank Wheeler and his two best friends--all on the brink of puberty--decide that it's about time they see a real live naked lady. So they pool their milk money, set out on their bicycles, and leave the suburbs for the big city, where women are rumored to be willing to take their clot
27.
Flesh and Bone (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
Noirish love story between a man who fills vending machines for a living and a recently divorced woman seeking a new life. The two lovers are tied together by a disturbing event in their past.
28.
Blind Side (1993)
A mysterious man plagues the lives of a couple who fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Mexico.
29.
Baby Snatcher (1992)
A television movie based on the true story of a young mother's crusade to find her kidnapped infant daughter.
30.
Of Mice and Men (1992) as 1st Assistant Director
Story about the friendship between two ranch hands during the Depression.
31.
Those Secrets (1992)
A former call girl's placid marriage and home life is threatened by the revelation of her husband's infidelity.
32.
Horton Foote's The Habitation of Dragons (1992)
An adaptation of a play by Horton Foote about a Southern family in the 1930s facing threats from local politics, a drowning accident and the scandal of an extramarital affair.
33.
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
A television movie about James Brady, the former presidential press secretary left paralyzed when he was shot during the assassination attempt made on Ronald Reagan in 1981.
34.
Back To The Future (Part 3) (1990) as 2nd Assistant Director
Marty McFly drives into the Old West to rescue Doc, whose blossoming romance makes him reluctant to return, from the clutches of the villainous Tannen Gang.
35.
Back To The Future (Part 2) (1989) as 2nd Assistant Director
Sequel to the 1985 hit "Back to the Future," where Marty McFly goes into the future.
36.
Rain Man (1988) as 2nd Assistant Director
A con artist discovers he has a wealthy, autistic brother.
37.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) as 2nd Assistant Director (Usa)
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
38.
Things Change (1988) as 2nd Assistant Director
A fable about a shoeshine man who is pressured into taking the rap for a murder he did not commit. Prior to going off to prison he is befriended by a member of the mafia and taken on a last fling in Las Vegas.
39.
When the Time Comes (1987)
A terminally ill young wife turns to those she loves to help her end her suffering. First her husband, and then her best male friend are forced to consider her unusual request for aid in committing suicide.
40.
Made In Heaven (1987) as Assistant Director
Mike Shea left his small Pennsylvania town and to move to California. On the way, he rescues a woman her children from a river, dying in the process. After arriving in heaven, Mike falls in love with a girl named Annie, but she has to return to Earth and inhabit another body in order to earn her wings. Desperate to be with her, Mike is offered a deal: He can return to Earth and find Annie, but neither will remember each other, and they have thirty years to re-connect.
41.
No Mercy (1986) as 2nd Assistant Director
When two policemen, Eddie Jillette and Joe Collins find out about a contract on the crime boss Losado, they pose as hitmen in order to go after him. This results in murder of Collins and the man named Deveneux who hired them. Jillette goes on the hunt for their assassin and winds up in New Orleans.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

42.
Witness (1985) as Production Assistant
A young Amish boy, visiting Philadelphia with his widowed mother, witnesses a murder. When the detective on the case discovers a police cover up, he realizes his, the boy's and the mother's lives are in jeopardy. He hides out in Amish country, living amongst the community and having to abide by their peaceful customs. Things get more complicated when he falls in love with the young widow. But, soon the idyllic life is shattered when the villains discover his whereabouts.

Film Production - Unit (feature film)

43.
Dear John (2010)
Destiny brings a young soldier, John Tyree, and an idealistic college student, Savannah Curtis, together. When war tears them apart, will their endless stream of love letters be enough to keep them united?

Assistant Direction (special)

44.
Heidi (1995)
The story of Heidi Holland follows the title character from a high school dance in 1965 through the present day, exploring her personal relationships, her feminist awakening and her successful professional career. Along the way she is supported by her best friend and loved by a man who cannot commit

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

45.
Prime Gig, The (2001) as Assistant Director
California's self-proclaimed "greatest telemarketer" decides to test his abilities by entering into a competition with a legendary con man who has surfaced for one last job.

Film Production - Unit (TV Mini-Series)

46.
Elian Gonzalez Story, The (2000) as Unit Production Manager

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