2008 Writers Guild of America award nominee for his work on Pushing Daisies who also wrote and produced for the television shows Hannibal, Once Upon a Time and Tales from the Crypt, among others.
He worked as a production assistant on the 1987 comedy film Planes, Trains & Automobiles.
He was an associate producer on the 2000 film X-Men.
He was born in Richfield, Minnesota, and died in his home state after one year of battling angiosarcoma.
He worked alongside Bryan Singer on more than occasion, perhaps most notably on Hannibal and X-Men.