Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Alabama, 1947. Juris Doctor, Southwestern University, 1962. Master of Arts in Cinema-television, University Southern California, 1967.
Vice president legal and business affairs, Desilu Prodns. Inc., Hollywood, California, 1954-1967; vice president, general manager, Universal Studios, Universal CIty, California, 1967-1974; senior vice president, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., Culver City, California, 1974-1977; executive vice president, Lorimar Inc., Burbank/Culver CIty, California, 1977-1987; senior vice president, AME Inc., Burbank, 1987-1990; president, Chief Executive Officer, Sussex Ltd. Inc., Encino, California, since 1990.
Member Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Academy television Arts & Sciences, Radio-television Museum, Motion Picture Pioneers, American Arbitration Association, University of Southern California Trojan Club.
Married Barbara Rogers, July 22, 1951. Children: Douglas, Casey, James.