Though best known for his work on films such as The Lizzie McGuire Movie and There's Something About Mary, this screenwriter and producer also contributed to Odd Man Out, Boy Meets World, and other television series.
Early in his career, he co-created a television series called Chicago Sons.
He and Andy Fickman co-produced the 2010 comedy movie You Again.
His family life is little known.
Ed Decter was often his screenwriting partner.