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Born: January 22, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Original Sin (2001) as Director
In turn of the century Cuba, Luis, a wealthy coffee tycoon, arranges to marry an American woman named Julia. When he takes Julia as his wife, he thinks his life is complete. But people aren't always who they seem and Luis's life begins to unravel. When Julia disappears with his money, Luis is forced
2.
Body Shots (1999) as Director
When four guys and four girls set off on a wild ride through L.A.''s nightlife, they get more--and less--than they bargained for. Fueled by the need for love and intimacy, the evening takes them on a crash course through the turbulent world of sex and dating. When these eight twenty-somethings try to pice together the events of one night, it may change their lives forever...
3.
Gia (1998) as Director
Television movie based on the life of the model Gia, who died of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26. Deals with drug use, the phenomenon of early fame, the relation of celebrity and beauty, the hedonism of the late 1970s and early 80s, and AIDS.

Cast (feature film)

5.
Adderall Diaries, The (2015)
Stephen Elliot, a once-successful novelist paralyzed by writer's block and an escalating Adderall dependency, becomes obsessed with a high-profile murder case as a way to escape his personal troubles. His interest leads him to meet Lana Edmond, a smart, sexy reporter who gives him unique access to t
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Chronic (2015)
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Other Woman, The (2011)
Emilia is a Harvard law school graduate and a newlywed, having just married Jack, a high-powered New York lawyer, who was her boss - and married - when she began working at his law firm. Unfortunately, her life takes an unexpected turn when Jack and Emilia lose their newborn daughter. Emilia struggl
8.
Little Drummer Girl, The (1984) as Tayeh
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An Enemy Of The People (1978) as Hovstad
A scientist stands against an entire town when he discovers their medicinal spa is polluted.
10.
Entertainer, The (1976) as Frank
A semi-musical adaptation of the stage and screen drama (both of which starred Laurence Olivier) about a second-rate vaudevillian, still struggling at middle age for success and stardom. The setting is changed from the original British to an American seaside resort and has Emmy Award-nominated perfo
11.
Crime Club (1975) as Frank Swoboda
Aided by a defense attorney and an investigative reporter, the head of an exclusive club dedicated to crime prevention sets out to learn who is behind a series of icepick murders for which a loser craving public attention has confessed. This was another movie pilot for a programming idea that never
12.
Crazy World of Julius Vrooder, The (1974) as Alessini
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.

Writer (feature film)

13.
Chuck (2017)
14.
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Celebrated photographer and art impresario Alfred Steiglitz is shocked to learn that the extraordinary drawings he has recently discovered were rendered by a woman. Displaying the work of then-unknown artist Georgia O'Keeffe in his gallery without her knowledge, he is ordered by the fiercely private
15.
Casanova (2005)
For the first time in his life, the legendary Casanova find his match in an alluring Venetian beauty, Francesca, who does the one thing he never thought possible: refuse him. Through a series of clever disguises and scheming ruses, he manages to get ever closer to Francesca. However, he is playing t
16.
Void Moon (2004) as Screenplay (Rewrite)
A burglar gets herself into trouble when she steals the wrong thing from the wrong man. Soon she finds herself running from gunmen who know her every move and are closing in on her secret-- a young son she is desperate to protect.
17.
Original Sin (2001) as Screenwriter
In turn of the century Cuba, Luis, a wealthy coffee tycoon, arranges to marry an American woman named Julia. When he takes Julia as his wife, he thinks his life is complete. But people aren't always who they seem and Luis's life begins to unravel. When Julia disappears with his money, Luis is forced
18.
Gia (1998) as Screenwriter
Television movie based on the life of the model Gia, who died of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26. Deals with drug use, the phenomenon of early fame, the relation of celebrity and beauty, the hedonism of the late 1970s and early 80s, and AIDS.
19.
Breaking Up (1997) as Play As Source Material ("Breaking Up")
A young couple wrestles with the idea of breaking up or continuing along in their volatile relationship. Driven together by good times and great sex, a wedge develops between them when the guy refuses to commit. Fearing he''ll lose her forever, he has a change of heart and asks for her hand in marriage, but then backs out at the altar. Eventually they realize that, even though they love one another, they''d both be better off apart.
20.
Breaking Up (1997) as Screenwriter
A young couple wrestles with the idea of breaking up or continuing along in their volatile relationship. Driven together by good times and great sex, a wedge develops between them when the guy refuses to commit. Fearing he''ll lose her forever, he has a change of heart and asks for her hand in marriage, but then backs out at the altar. Eventually they realize that, even though they love one another, they''d both be better off apart.
21.
Mr. Jones (1993) as Screenwriter
A charismatic manic depressive falls in love with his therapist.
22.
Bonfire of the Vanities, The (1990) as Screenwriter
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
23.
Witches of Eastwick, The (1987) as Screenwriter
An adaptation of John Updike''s best-selling novel, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is a star-studded special-effects extravaganza about the battle of the sexes. A trio of bored, sexually repressed New England women--Alex (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon), and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), each of them left to live without their respective husbands--innocently conjures up a mysterious stranger who, they are convinced, will relieve their frustrations. This mystery man is Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson), the filthy rich, wild-eyed Devil incarnate, who buys a local mansion.
24.
Falling in Love (1984) as Screenwriter
A chance meeting could lead married commuters to an affair.
25.
Shadow Box (1980)
The Paul Newman TV adaptation of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning 1977 play about three terminally-ill patients and how they and their families face the challenge. Newman made his TV directing debut with this film, co-produced by his daughter and starring his wife, and won a
26.
Shadow Box (1980) as Screenwriter
The Paul Newman TV adaptation of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning 1977 play about three terminally-ill patients and how they and their families face the challenge. Newman made his TV directing debut with this film, co-produced by his daughter and starring his wife, and won a

Music (feature film)

27.
Original Sin (2001) as Song ("No One")
In turn of the century Cuba, Luis, a wealthy coffee tycoon, arranges to marry an American woman named Julia. When he takes Julia as his wife, he thinks his life is complete. But people aren't always who they seem and Luis's life begins to unravel. When Julia disappears with his money, Luis is forced

Director (special)

28.
Candida (1983) as Stage Director
An adaptation for television of Bernard Shaw's play. The story of Candida, a clever woman caught in a comic love triangle between her macho husband and the romance of a fanciful young poet.

Writer (special)

29.
Witches of Eastwick, The (1992) as From Screenplay ("The Witches Of Eastwick")
Based on the novel and feature film of the same title, a trio of modern-day witches pool their powers to conjure up the perfect man and find themselves face-to-face with a devilish rogue.

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