Student, North Texas State University, 1955.
Disc jockey various radio stations, Texas and California, 1952-1968. Television host ABC-television program Shivaree, Los Angeles, 1963-1965. Television producer, director The Film Factory, Hollywood, California, 1968-1979, Dick Clark Productions, Burbank, since 1979.
President Toluca Lake Little League, North Hollywood, 1974. Served as corporal United States Army, 1958-1960. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, American Film Institute, Academy television Arts and Sciences, Country Music Association, Academy Country Music (president 1985-1988).
Clubs: Lakeside Country (North Hollywood).
Married Carol Combs, August 6, 1958 (divorced 1971). Children: Kent, Kym, Julie, Adam. Married Antoinette Marie Menees, September 4, 1976.
1 child, Tyler Eugene.