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Born: October 31, 1967 Cause of Death:
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Producer (feature film)

1.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has garnered international attention for his ambitious artwork as well as his political provocations. Here, we examine the complex intersection of artistic practice and social activism as seen through the life and art of China's preemine
2.
Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011)
Explores the inner workings of The New York Times, with unprecedented access to the newsroom and media desk. With the Internet surpassing print as the main news source and newspapers all over the country going bankrupt,The New York Times experiences the transformation of the media industry at its ti
3.
God Grew Tired of Us (2006)
Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.

Music (feature film)

4.
Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Four moms whose only common ground is their kids' preschool class, decide to get together for a harmless "fun mom dinner." The night begins as a disaster, but the combination of alcohol, karaoke, and a cute bartender leads to an unforgettable night where these seemingly different women realize they
5.
Rewrite, The (2015)
Once upon a time, Keith Michaels was an award-winning Hollywood screenwriter, but divorce and a string of unsuccessful films have left him with nothing but bad debts and blank pages. So when his agent arranges a job as guest screenwriting professor at a remote university in upstate New York, a despe
6.
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Scrat's nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn that he has been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences - a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid. In the wake of these upheavals, Sid reunites with his cantankerous granny, and the
7.
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Highly successful Manhattan couple, Meryl and Paul Morgan, have almost-perfect lives-except for one notable failure - their dissolving marriage. But the turmoil of their romantic lives is nothing compared to what they are about to experience when they witness a murder and become targets of a contrac
8.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up ''80s pop star who''s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there''s a problem. Alex hasn''t written a song in years, he''s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher, Alex''s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve.
9.
Shanghai Kiss (2007)
A young, struggling Chinese-American actor falls for a high school girl in the U.S. When he inherits his grandmother's house in Shanghai and travels there, he falls for a beguiling Chinese girl.
10.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up ''80s pop star who''s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there''s a problem. Alex hasn''t written a song in years, he''s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher, Alex''s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears and the music if they want to find the love and success they both deserve.
11.
Bee Season (2005)
Eliza Naumann spells words. Lots of words. Hard words. Long words. And with an effortlessness and understanding that surprises everyone around her. Her teachers, her fellow students. But especially those closest to her: her father, mother and brother. The people whose lives Eliza's newfound gen
12.
Just Friends (2005)
Chris Brander has it all--money, good looks and a flashy job as an LA music executive. But back in high school in New Jersey in the 1990''s, Chris was shy, overweight and the butt of the cool crowd''s jokes. The only bright spot in his life was his friendship with Jamie Palamino a super-popular cheerleader. But Chris was harboring a secret--he was hopelessly in love with his best friend. On the night of their high school graduation, Chris finally works up his courage and makes his feelings known. In response, a surprised Jamie proceeds to give him the "Just Friends" speech. Enraged and humiliated, Chris declares himself no longer friends with Jamie and storms off. Ten years later, Chris has reinvented himself as a smooth talking lady-killer, living large in Los Angeles. Chris''s boss, KC, has just given him his most challenging job assignment yet--turning spoiled socialite, diva and magazine pin-up girl Samantha James into a pop-singing sensation. The well-known fact that Chris and Sam used to date, and that she still carries a torch for him, makes it all the more hellish. The less than talented Sam doesn''t feel she can "create" unless Chris whisks her off to Paris. En route, a plane malfunction causes them to make an unexpected pit-stop in New Jersey--the first time Chris has been back in 10 years. Chris'' plans to only stay the night are detoured when he runs into Jamie working at the local bar. Suddenly faced with the chance to undo the past and "seal the deal" with the "just friends" girl of his dreams, Chris finds himself postponing Paris. This sets off a chain of events in which Chris tries to woo Jamie, all the while distracting the suspicious Samantha. Unbelievably, Chris is finding it more difficult to romance Jamie than it was 10 years ago. Can one escape the clutches of the ''friend zone?'' Is it possible to go from ''just friend'' to boyfriend? Chris is about to find out the hard way.
13.
Venom (2005)
Deep in the swamps of Louisiana, a group of teenagers fight for their lives against a mysterious evil force.
14.
Robots (2005)
In a wondrously clanky universe populated solely by mechanical beings live memorable robots Rodney Copperbottom, a young genius inventor who dreams of helping robots everywhere; Cappy, a beautiful, dynamic and savvy bot with whom Rodney is instantly smitten; the nefarious corporate tyrant Ratchet wh
15.
Bee Season (2005)
Eliza Naumann spells words. Lots of words. Hard words. Long words. And with an effortlessness and understanding that surprises everyone around her. Her teachers, her fellow students. But especially those closest to her: her father, mother and brother. The people whose lives Eliza's newfound gen
16.
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Millionaire George Wade doesn't make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her--it's George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
17.
Orange County (2002)
High school senior Shaun Brumder finds out one day that there''s more to life than surfing and sunning in California''s Orange County. A friend''s freak surfing accident causes Shaun to seriously reassess his life. As he does so, he finds, buried in the sand, a copy of Marcus Skinner''s novel, "Straight Jacket." By the time he''s done reading the book, Shaun realizes that his destiny is to become a writer. After hitting the books hard, raising his SAT scores and honing his skills as a writer, Shaun has high hopes of getting into Stanford University and studying with his literary hero. However, his dreams are shattered when he finds out that he has been rejected by the university. A little investigating uncovers a big mistake -- the SAT scores sent to Stanford were not Shaun''s but those of the worst student in his high school. Can Shaun convince university officials that he belongs at their school before the application deadline comes to a close in the next 24 hours?
18.
Shallow Hal (2001)
Meet Hal Larsen, the ultimate shallow guy. The first thing he looks for in a woman is, well, looks. Hal won''t even consider dating someone with a less-than-perfect body, smile and sense of style. He pursues only supermodels, beauty queens and centerfolds. But after an impromptu hypnosis by self-help guru Tony Robbins, Hal''s view of women makes a 180-degree turn; he now sees their true inner beauty. Enter Rosemary, an overweight Peace Corps volunteer. Hal, envisioning Rosemary''s kindness and humor as female physical nirvana, is instantly smitten and an idyllic romance begins. When the spell is broken, Hal must face an unrecognizable Rosemary and learn one of life''s most important lessons.
19.
Josie and the Pussycats (2001) as Song ("Pretend To Be Nice"); Song Producer ("Shapeshifter" "I Wish You Well" "Josie And The Pussycats" "Real Wild Child"); Song/Song Producer ("Come On")
Josie, Melody and Val are life-long friends from Riverdale determined to take their band out of the garage and into the stratosphere--while staying true to their own look, style and sound. Neither their look nor their sound is trendy, but they mean every word they sing. And when nobody shows up at their gigs, they understand that real musicians have to pay their dues. Unfortunately, the Pussycats live in a glitz-obsessed world where trends change every week, and status symbols rule. Then one day everything changes. Josie and the Pussycats are "discovered" by hot-shot manager Wyatt Frame who presents them to MegaRecords CEO Fiona as the next best thing, and instantly positions them for success beyond their wildest dreams. Within days, they have a number one single in the country, everyone is wearing cat ears and they are swarmed by fans. But soon they learn that Fiona and Wyatt have devised a high-tech scheme to control the youth of America through subliminal messages in songs--their songs.
20.
Me, Myself and Irene (2000)
Meet Charlie Baileygates, a 17-year veteran of the Rhode Island police force. Charlie is mild-mannered, hard working always helpful, and a devoted and loving father to three sons. Unfortunately, Charlie has Split Personality Disorder, and when he runs out of his medication... Meet Hank Baileygates
21.
Scary Movie (2000)
After the murder of a beautiful classmate, a group of misguided teens discover there is a killer among them. Cindy Campbell and her clique of clueless friends, including Buffy, Brenda, Bobby, Greg, Shorty and Ray, must all protect themselves from danger... and that pesky reporter Gail Hailstorm will
22.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
There's something about Mary that still bewitches Ted. Although he hasn't seen her in over a dozen years, since that shameful prom night, his heart still flutters at the recollection of her. He's still crazy about her after all these years, and curious as to her whereabouts. At the insistence of his
23.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
24.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to

Film Production - Main (feature film)

25.
Women Talking Dirty (1999)
A look at the lives of two friends united by their experiences of finding and losing love. Cora is a lively and outspoken single mother. Ellen is a shy creative cartoonist. Their disparate worlds collide in Edinburgh where they form a colorful, strong bond and survive the true tests of friendship.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

26.
Shallow Hal (2001)
Meet Hal Larsen, the ultimate shallow guy. The first thing he looks for in a woman is, well, looks. Hal won''t even consider dating someone with a less-than-perfect body, smile and sense of style. He pursues only supermodels, beauty queens and centerfolds. But after an impromptu hypnosis by self-help guru Tony Robbins, Hal''s view of women makes a 180-degree turn; he now sees their true inner beauty. Enter Rosemary, an overweight Peace Corps volunteer. Hal, envisioning Rosemary''s kindness and humor as female physical nirvana, is instantly smitten and an idyllic romance begins. When the spell is broken, Hal must face an unrecognizable Rosemary and learn one of life''s most important lessons.

Music (special)

27.
David Blaine: Magic Man (1999)
In his second television special, magician David Blaine creates illusions and performs stunts on the streets in front of real people in the United States, Haiti and Venezuela.
28.
People Yearbook '95 (1995)
A "People" magazine special taking a look back at the people and events of 1995. The show features celebrity interviews and comments on the year in review, trends, celebrity romance, and results of "People" polls.
29.
Hazelle (1995)
Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-bred comedienne/actress/writer Hazelle Goodman portrays a variety of different characters in this adaptation of her one-woman show, which illuminates the struggles and dreams of everyday people.

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