As head of Twentieth Century Fox he oversaw production on hit films like Broadcast News, Big, Die Hard, Wall Street and Working Girl. Independently, he produced such hit features as the first Charlie's Angels movie, War Games, the Julia Roberts thriller Sleeping With the Enemy, the Eddie Murphy comedy The Distinguished Gentleman and the recent thriller hit Double Jeopardy starring Tommy Lee Jones and Ashley Judd.
At ABC, he was responsible for developing and introducing the Made-For-Television movie format. As a television producer he was responsible for some of the most highly acclaimed telefilms ever made, including Brian's Song, for which he won the Peabody Award, Something About Amelia, for which he won the Emmy and Alex: The Life of a Child, based on the book by Frank Deford.
In partnership with Aaron Spelling he was responsible for an unprecedented string of hit television series, including Charlie's Angels, Starsky and Hutch, The Rookies, Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, T.J. Hooker and the beloved award-winning Family. They also produced over 35 movies for television, including the film that brought John Travolta to national attention, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble and the highest rated movie for television ever broadcast, Little Ladies of the Night.
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