Bachelor, University Chicago, 1948. Master of Arts, Catholic University, 1956.
Actor, Players Inc., Washington, 1953-1958; from instructor to assistant professor, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1956-1960; assistant professor, St. John's U., Queens, New York, 1960-1965; from assistant professor to associate professor, New College Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, 1966-1989; associate professor emeritus, New College Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, since 1989. Drama critic Long Island Catholic, Hempstead, 1964-1986. Coordinator Creative Studies New College Hofstra U., Hempstead, 1976-1989, Interdisciplinary Studies, 1978-1989.
With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.
Married Lucille Patricia Vasta, June 28, 1958 (divorced April 1982). Children: Margaret Ellen, Elizabeth Anne, Teresa Marie, Michael Francis. Married Sharon Ann Gallagher Lord, June 29, 1982.