BJ, University Texas, 1955.
Copywriter, Rich's Department Store, Atlanta, 1959; Southeastern advertising and publicity manager, 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Atlanta, 1959-1962; national advertising manager, 20th Century Fox, New York City, 1962-1963; president, Gerald Rafshoon Advertising, Inc., Atlanta, 1963-1977; Chairman of the Board, Gerald Rafshoon Advertising, Inc., 1977-1978; assistant to president United States for committee White House, Washington, 1978-1979; media and committee director, Carter Presidential Campaign, 1976; media and committee director, Carter Re-election Campaign, 1980; president, Rafshoon Comm., Washington, 1980-1988; president, Rafshoon Prodns., Washington, 1981-1988; president, Consolidated Prodns., Inc., Washington, 1988-1991; vice-chairman, Consolidated Entertainment, Inc., Los Angeles, 1988-1991; president, Gerald Rafshoon Production, since 1991. Guest scholar Brookings Institution, Washington, since 1991.
Trustee Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1955-1958.
Married Eden White Donohue, March 3, 1978. Children by previous marriage: Susan, Patricia, Janet, Scott.