He won 3 Emmys and is an accomplished artist and fight doctor. He was Ali’s cornerman for 17 years.
Nominated for 2 Grammy awards, he wrote, directed, and starred in Naked Space with Leslie Nielson, did the first nudie musical with Cindy Williams, and wrote the story for the movie The Faculty.
He was nominated for multiple Emmys and Writers’ Guild awards. He was formerly a blacklisted journalist. His novel The Execution became an NBC movie.
He has written screenplays for such comedies as Paramount's Top Secret and The Second Civil War for HBO. He wrote and directed the hit TNT movie Pirates of Silicon Valley, which was nominated for five Emmys, including Best Screenplay, the Producers Guild Award for Best Film, and the Directors Guild Award for Best Directing.