Creator of so-called Zen Filmmaking, renowned martial artist, and director of films such as Undercover X.
He graduated from Hollywood High School in 1976, after which much of his poetry and short fiction began to be published.
He became the first American to be awarded the 7th Degree Black Belt in Moo Duk Kwan Taekwondo.
He was the great-nephew of actor and director
He and George Harrison were both converts to Hinduism.