Bachelor in Psychology and Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1949.
Teacher Los Angeles City Schools, North Hollywood, 1944-1955. Script writer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, 1957-1975. Staff writer Universal Studios, 1957-1975.
Head writer Columbia Broadcasting System Studios, New York City, 1975-1976. Participant Women in Film, Los Angeles, 1975. Chairman Writers Craft Conference, Arrowhead, California, 1975.
Member Writers Guild American (freelance writers committee 1985), Democrats for Action.
Married Paul Schneider, April 10, 1950. Children: Peggy Lee, Peter-Lincoln, Ann Rose.