Bachelor of Fine Arts, California Institute of Arts, Valencia, 1975.
Sound department head, Paramount television/ Desilu, Hollywood, California, 1965-1970; sound department head, Columbia television, Burbank, California, 1975-1980; vice president, Lorimar Studios, Culver City, California, 1983-1989; vice president, Pacific Sounds Superior vena cava syndrome division Laser-Pacific Video Inc., Los Angeles, since 1989; retired, Pacific Sounds Superior vena cava syndrome division Laser-Pacific Video Inc., Los Angeles. Lecturer in field; writer television Academy 50th Anniversary committee, Motion Picture Academy.
Sergeant Infantry United States Army, Korea. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Academy television Arts & Sciences (5 Emmy's, 14 nominations, past chair engineering committee, Board of Governors), Motion Picture Sound Editors (past president, Golden Reel awards), Audio Engineering Society, Society Motion Picture & television Engineers.
Married Marcia Slawson.