American producer who specialized in crime dramas such as Miami Vice and the Law & Order franchise.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
He won numerous awards for his work, including an Emmy Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He married Susan Scranton on September 5, 1970, then Christine Marburg on June 29, 1983, and Noelle Lippman on June 17, 2006.
His work on Miami Vice brought him into collaboration with series star Don Johnson.