Film director whose work included the movies Barfly, Single White Female, and Reversal of Fortune.
He founded the production company Les Films du Losange at age 23.
He directed the 12th episode of Mad Men's third season, an episode that detailed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
His father Jean-William was a Swiss geologist.
His 1990 film Reversal of Fortune earned Jeremy Irons an Academy Award for Best Actor.