Iranian film producer who was denied an Oscar for the 2004 film Crash. He also produced Thumbsucker and Winter Passing.
He attended the Brooks Institute of Photography.
He produced a number of successful films, including The Illusionist, The Painted Veil, and Laws of Attraction.
He had two children with ex-wife Mary Apick.
He produced the crime drama What Doesn't Kill You in 2008 starring Ethan Hawke and Mark Ruffalo.