One of the most important music video directors of the 1980s. He also directed the cult classic film Highlander.
His film career began as a film editor for Australia's Seven Network, after which he moved to the UK and started directing music videos.
He was the original director of Rambo III, but was eventually replaced because of creative differences with the producers.
He was openly gay.
He directed Christopher Lambert in the 1986 film Highlander.