|Occupation||Television producer and writer|
He is best known for creating the 1980s cop show Miami Vice. He served as the show's executive producer along with Michael Mann before handing over full executive responsibilities to Mann after only six episodes. His other television credits include Big Apple as executive producer, Private Eye as creator, Hill Street Blues as a writer and supervising producer, Hart to Hart and 240-Robert as a writer. He also wrote the made-for-TV film Hollywood Confidential starring Edward James Olmos and most recently reunited with Mann to executive produce the Miami Vice film.