Associate of Arts, Boston University, 1950. Bachelor, Boston University, 1952. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1953.
Member of staff, Boston Globe, since 1958;
drama critic, Boston Globe, since 1962;
critic-at-large, Boston Globe, since 1966;
film critic, Boston Globe, 1969-1976;
theatre critic, Channel 7, Boston, since 1982. Theatre critic television show Look, 1982-1983. Member nominating committee Tony Awards, 1979-1983, Pulitzer Prize drama Committee, 1983-1984, 89-90, 91-92.
Critic, interviewer Station WGBH-television, Boston, 1983-1986. Local theatre critic for Show Business Illustrated, 1960-1962. Speaker in field.
Member National Society Film Critics, Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).