Bachelor, Yale University, 1933.
Assistant story editor Universal Pictures, New York City and Los Angeles, 1937-1947. Story editor NBC, New York City, 1952-1954. Freelance writer, producer Los Angeles and New York City, 1948-1972.
Deputy executive director Writers Guild American East, New York City, 1972-1984. Executive director National Council on Arts and Governor, New York City, 1964-1967.
Board directors National Coalition Against Censorship, New York City, since 1983. Served as technical sgt.M.I., 1942-1946. Member of The Players (New York ).
Married Carol Kemler, August 25, 1944 (deceased September 8, 1969), 1 child, Stephen H. Married Duvie Clark Winer, December 30, 1976.