Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1956.
Vice president, ABC, Inc., New York City, since 1968; vice president, senior executive in charge of specialists and talent, ABC Entertainment, 1979-1989; president, The Gary L. Pudney Company, Beverly Hills, California, since 1988; chief operating officer, Paradigm Entertainment, Beverly Hills, 1989-1992. Xec. producer World Music Awards, ABC-television, 1993, World's Greatest Magic, NBC-television, since 1994, Grand Illusions, 1994, Caesar's World Entertainment, 1994-1995, Lance Burton and Houdini, NBC-television, 1995, Champions of Magic, ABC-television, 1996, Hidden Secrets of Magic, NBC-television, 1996, 30th Anniversary, Ceasars Palace-ABC, Happy Birthday Elizabeth-A Celebration of Life.
Board of directors national Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Center Theatre Group Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles Music Center. Member board La QuintaArts Foundation, since 1991. Member Hollywood Radio and television Society (board directors), Academy television Arts and Sciences(Executive Committee), Metropolitan Museum Art, Museum Modern Art.