Screenwriter who is best known for the films, Tougher Than Leather, Two Lovers, and 2013's The Immigrant.
He matriculated from NYU, where he studied Cinema.
He once acted, appearing in stage productions of Romeo & Juliet and Guys and Dolls.
He never married.
Joaquin Phoenix starred in his 2008 film, Two Lovers, and was slated to star in 2013's The Immigrant.