Director and producer whose film Rain Man won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
He appeared as a bellboy in the 1977 film High Anxiety.
His other notable films included The Natural, Wag The Dog, and Good Morning, Vietnam. He wrote the book Sixty-Six in 2003, which was partly based on personal experiences.
He married Valerie Curtin in 1975.
He directed Robin Williams in the comedic film Good Morning, Vietnam.