Director of films such as Enter the Ninja and Crime and Punishment and producer of comic book films such as Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.
He directed plays in Israel and worked as an assistant to Roger Corman.
He held the unusual distinction of having been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as well as Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Picture.
His cousin was independent film producer Yoram Globus.
He produced the 1986 film The Delta Force starring action star Chuck Norris.