Filmmaker known for his directorial work on Love & Other Drugs (starring Jake Gyllenhaal) and The Last Samurai (starring Tom Cruise). Also a producer, he received an Academy Award for his work on Shakespeare in Love.
He attended Harvard University and the American Film Institute (AFI) Conservatory.
He directed Blood Diamond, a 2006 Oscar-nominated film that starred Leonardo DiCaprio.
He married Lynn Liberty Godshall in 1982.
He directed Defiance, a war drama starring Daniel Craig.