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