Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1953. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1958.
Floor director Station World's Greatest Newspaper-television, 1956-1957. Writer, director Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Wilmette, Illinois, 1957-1958. President McGinn television Productions, Chicago, 1958-1962.
Executive producer Station WBBM-television-television, 1962-1963. General program executive Young and Rubicam, New York City, 1963-1969. Director programming Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Pacific Palisades, California, 1969-1994.
President Palisades Productions, Inc., since 1994. Board directors Paulist Productions, Pacific Palisades. Faculty University of Southern California School Cinematics Arts.
Member Writers Guild American, Dramatists Guild, Actors Studio Playwrights Directors Unit.
Married Patricia Kay McMurtry, April 4, 1959. Children: Shannon, Michael, Sean.