Played the role of Harry Harper on the BBC medical drama, Casualty and also produced many shows.
He had bad eyesight which kept him out of the Royal Air Force, so he went into movie directing instead.
He also co-produced the film, Such a Long Journey, which was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Motion Picture.
He was married to Susan George from 1984 to 2010.
Lucy Benjamin acted with him in the show, Casualty.