Professional producer of well-known films and television programs. He was employed, along with partner Neil Meron, to create the 2013 and 2014 Academy Honours. He was a article writer for NY magazine, at exactly the same time co-producing the favorite Sondheim: A Musical Tribute, which premiered in 1973. He co-produced the film musicals Chicago and Hairspray, using the last mentioned featuring iconic movie director John Waters’ eyesight. He was created in Miami, Florida. He transferred with his family members to NY at age two. He and his partner acquired the thought of attracting Seth MacFarlane to web host the 2013 Oscars. The move ruffled lots of feathers, but provided this program a ratings leap over prior years’ events.