Golden Globe-nominated director of City Slickers and director of various popular TV programs like Monk and Desperate Housewives.
He was an exchange student living in the country of Sri Lanka.
His animated special The Mouse and the Motorcycle won a Peabody Award and its sequel, Runaway Ralph, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy.
He married a woman named Sandy.
His 1991 comedy City Slickers earned Jack Palance an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.