Party affiliation: Democrat
Comedian in vaudeville, then supper clubs, 1941-1955. Broadway appearances include Bells Are Ringing, 1956-1959, All-American, 1962, The Beauty Part, 1963. Industrial show performer, writer Broadway appearances include, M.C.I. Incorporated, 1964-1971.
Story editor, then producer: television series All In The Family, 1971-1975. Producer, writer: television series The Jeffersons, 1974-1985, Three's Company, 1976-1985. Executive producer Threes's a Crowd, 1984-1985.
Consultant What a Country, September 1986. Recipient Emmy award National Academy television Arts and Sciences for Bunkers and the Swingers in All in The Family 1973, Emmy honor as story editor All in The Family 1972, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image award for The Jeffersons, best comedy series 1975, 76).