Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
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Made an award winning short subject, "Hot Dogs for Gauguin" with Danny DeVito early in his career.
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[observation, 1985] After a director is fired, it's like he's got AIDS. Nobody will touch him. Nobody wants to come too close.
He was originally going to direct Rain Man
(1988) but abruptly bailed when production was due to start due to "creative differences". Spielberg stepped in but left after a few months, followed by Sidney Pollack who eventually left as well, leaving the project without a director until Barry Levinson