Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1925. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1926.
Broadway producer B.F. Kamsler Productions, New York City, 1932-1940, producer London, 1962-1970. With N.N. Swanson Inc., Los Angeles, 1963-1990. Literature agent B.F. Kamsler Ltd., since 1990.
With infantry United States Army, 1942-1944. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists.
Married Deltra Eamon, July 25, 1953 (divorced August 1971). Children: Christopher, Constance. M.Irene Florence Cranz, August 26, 1979.