Bachelor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1960. M. Little, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1961.
Writer television shows, Mr. Novak, The Mod Squad, Fame is the Name of the Game, 1964-1968;staff writer television series, Peyton Place, 1965-1967;writer television pilots, Dial Hot Line, Paper Moon, Sunshine, Two Marriages, 1970-1983;writer television movies including, Where the Ladies Go, Sunshine Christmas, Amelia Earhart, The Neon Ceiling, since 1971;writer television mini-series, The Women's Room, The Bourne Identitywriter feature films, Honeysuckle Rose, Annie, Casey's Shadow, The Toy, Sylvester, Winter People, since 1978. Adjunct Professor University of Southern California Cinema School, Los Angeles, 1987.
Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild Foundation (board directors), Writers Guild American West (Outreach committee, Awards committee, awards 1971, 73, 77).
Married James Louis Sobieski, November 21, 1964. Children: Emeline, Mona, James.