The Minnesota native, producer and writer of Spike's miniseries "Tut," got his big break running errands for Sylvester Stallone. When we asked him to recommend an underrated Sly film, he couldn't help but dwell on a classic.
"It's hard to get better than 'Rocky.' As a writer, he's the perfectly drawn character, who's down on his luck and whose circumstances are beyond his control. All he wants to do is go the distance. That resonated with me for so long."