French film director and screenwriter graduated from Harvard University. He has also produced television shows. He was born in Paris and began working for American television in the 1960s, where he directed episodes of Ironside, The Virginian, Colombo and Kojak. His film works include Bug (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), Somewhere in Time (1980), or Supergirl (1984). He has also directed numerous episodes of television series such as Smallville, Ally McBeal, Fringe, Castle, Bones or Grey’s Anatomy.