Graduated from the high school, Santa Monica, California, 1950.
Freelance animator, Los Angeles, 1956-1971; owner, operator, The Learning Garden, Los Angeles, 1971-1974; freelance writer, director, animator, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, California, 1974-1980; partner, Shire Films, Santa Cruz, 1980-1996. Speaker, film lecturer University of California, Santa Cruz, San Francisco State University, De Anza College, others, since 1980.
Married Rose Eve Kuras, January 23, 1953 (divorced 1974). Children: Ann Lisa (deceased), Joseph, Timothy.