Degree in theater, University Washington.
He created and produced The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and The Slap Maxwell Story, co-created Buffalo Bill (with Tom Patchett), and was an executive producer for The Bob Newhart Show. He was co-creator and co-writer (with Andy Hamilton) of British Broadcasting Corporation 4"s situation comedy Revolting People, which was set in colonial-era Baltimore. He also plays the role of sour shopkeeper Samuel Oliphant to Hamilton"s cheerfully corrupt British soldier Sergeant McGurk.
His most notable acting role was as Coach Bobby Finstock in the 1980s teen comedy Teen Wolf.
He also co-starred with Jim Carrey on the short-lived sitcom The Duck Factory in 1984. Revolting People (2000) (British Broadcasting Corporation) (Company-Creator, with Andy Hamilton).