Director of the popular teen film Can't Hardly Wait. Also a screenwriter, he worked on the screenplays of Leap Year, Made of Honor, and a Very Brady Sequel.
While attending New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, he began working with fellow screenwriter and frequent collaborator Deborah Kaplan.
He was inducted into Lower Moreland High School's Hall of Fame in 1998.
He grew up in Philadelphia and Lower Moreland Township, Pennsylvania as the son of an elementary school teacher. He married Corinne Reilly.
He directed Tara Reid in Josie and the Pussycats.