The enthusiastic documentary film director debuted in 1980 with his first film The Ruling Classroom. Some of his documentary films include The Sexual Century: The Sexual Revolution (1999), The Human Behavior Experiments (2006), Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010), Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015), The Agent (2016), etc.
His every documentary directorial is praiseworthy. His 2007 film Taxi to the Dark Side won 2007 Academy Award for the Best Documentary Film which was about an innocent taxi driver who was tortured and killed at Bagram Air Force Base in 2002 in Afghanistan. He dedicated the award to the taxi driver. Another Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief won the three Emmys of 2015. These film We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks and Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God won three primetime Emmy Awards.
Such an outstanding director married his wife Anne Morgan DeBevoise on 14 August 1992. The couple together has three children and the family is living happily. The couple shares a strong bond of love with each other as they have spent nearly silver jubilee of their life together. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is not yet available.
With the success along his path of being a director, he is now at his age of 62 years. He has twenty thousand followers on Twitter but his net worth is estimated to be more than his followers at millions of dollars.