American screenwriter, film producer and film director who created Pretty Woman, The Hunted, and Chain Reaction.
He studied Filmmaking at CSU: Long Beach.
He wrote, produced and directed 2 short films in college that won several awards.
He married Paola Lawton and was a huge advocate for ADHD and dyslexia; His father was the novelist Harry Lawton.
He has been friends with comedian Bill Maher for several years.