|Also Known As: ||
||February 21, 2009
||October 21, 1927
||Cause of Death:
||complications of Parkinson's disease
||Chicago, Illinois, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Raised in East Los Angeles
Opened photo studio in New York; became top advertising photographer and director of TV commercials in the 1950s and 1960s
Feature film directing debut, "Slither"
Directed Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal in the comedy, "The Main Event"
Best known for directing Goldie Hawn in "Private Benjamin"
Helmed the comedy, "Unfaithfully Yours" starring Dudley Moore
Directed the coming-of-age film, "My Girl"
Returned to direct the sequel, "My Girl 2"
Retired from directing shortly after the release of "My Girl 2" due to the effects of Parkinson's disease