Producer from the strike 1973 film The Sting and movie director of films such as for example Flyboys, My Bodyguard, and A House of OUR VERY OWN. He started his profession as an professional in movies like Ice Place Zebra. He gained an Academy Prize for Greatest Picture for The Sting, which at that time was among the highest-grossing films ever. He wedded and had kids with manufacturer Helen Buck Bartlett. His 1980 directorial debut My Bodyguard highlighted Matt Dillon as bully Melvin Moody.