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Born: March 12, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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2012:
Helmed crime thriller "Alex Cross," based on the novel <i>Cross</i> by James Patterson
1985:
Appointed president of Keith Barish Productions
1980:
Feature film directing debut, "A Small Circle of Friends"
1975:
First film as producer, "Mahogany" (Motown)
1984:
First film as screenwriter, "Scandalous"
1978:
Left Motown to form his own production company
1998:
Directed the HBO movie "The Rat Pack"
2001:
Enjoyed a box-office hit as director of "The Fast and the Furious," starring Vin Diesel
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Evaluated and recommended the script for "The Sting" (1973); project was set up at Universal within a week
2005:
Executive produced "XXX: State of the Union"
1990:
First film released by The Badham/Cohen Group, "Bird on a Wire"
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Formed The Badham/Cohen Group with director John Badham, merging their two separate deals with MCA
2008:
Helmed third film in The Mummy franchise "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"
2005:
Helmed the thriller "Stealth," starring Jamie Foxx and Jessica Biel
2002:
Reunited with Diesel for the spy thriller "XXX"
1985:
Began directing regularly for episodic TV
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Began directing TV commercials
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Served as vice chairman of Keith Barish Productions
1969:
While a college sophomore, assisted director Daniel Petrie on NBC movie "Silent Night, Lonely Night"
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Worked as a reader for the International Famous Agency (now part of ICM)
1973:
Became executive vice president of the motion picture divsion of Motown Records at age 24
1993:
Breakthrough directorial project, "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story"
2000:
Helmed the poorly received thriller "The Skulls"
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Hired as an assistant to Richard Berger, vice president of 20th Century Fox TV
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Hired by producer Martin Jurow to try writing screenplays
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Served as director of the made-for-TV movies at 20th Century Fox

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