Bachelor of Science in Journalism, New York University, 1956. Doctor of Laws, New York University, 1959. Master in American Literature, New York University, 1999.
Talent agent, William Morris Agency, New York City, 1953-1959; vice president, William Morris Agency, Los Angeles, 1959-1964; executive vice president, Columbia Pictures, Los Angeles, 1964-1969; vice president, Paramount Pictures, London, 1970; executive vice president, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, London, 1971; president, Jerry Tokofsky Prodns., Los Angeles, 1972-1982; executive vice president, Zupnik Enterprises, Los Angeles, 1982-1992; president, Jerry Tokofsky Entertainment, Encino, California, since 1992. Professor School television and Film University of Southern California School Business.
With United States Army, 1959, 63, research 1959-1963. Member Variety Club International.
Married Myrna Weinstein, February 21, 1968 (divorced). Children: David, Peter. Married Fiammetta Bettuzzi, 1970 (divorced).
1 child, Tatianna; Married Karen Oliver, October 4, 1981.