Associate of Arts, Harold Washington College, Chicago, 1997.
Writer Chicago Observer Newspaper, 1983-1984. Associate writer American Society Composer, Authors, and Publications, New York City, 1981-1985. Writer Writers Block Magazine, Chicago, 1988.
Volunteer Chicago Food Depository, 1990-2000. Literacy volunteer Chicago Public Library., 1986-1987. Member Screen Actors Guild, Drama Guild.
Married Vivian Luretta Patten, November 6, 1965 (divorced April 1967).