Writer and director, who is best known for penning the immensely successful film, Marley & Me. In 2011 he created the Showtime series Web Therapy.
He studied at Notre Dame University in Indiana.
He won an Independent Spirit Award for his directorial debut The Opposite of Sex, which starred Christina Ricci.
He was born in New York.
He wrote the screenplay for the film Happy Endings, which starred Maggie Gyllenhaal.