Classic actor from Bonnie and Clyde, Bugsy, and the Parallax View, and the director of Reds.
He dropped out of high school to pursue a Broadway career.
He both acted and directed many films, including Bugsy where he played gangster Bugsy Siegel .
He married actress Annette Bening, in March 1992, and they have four children together.
Both he and Orson Welles were nominated for Academy Awards for producing, directing, writing, and acting in the same film.