Bachelor, Yale University, 1952; diploma, Royal Academy Dramatic Arts, London, 1954.
Stage manager, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1954-1956;
writer-producer, Station WRAMC-television, Department Defense, Washington, 1956-1958;
producer, National Phoenix Theatre, New York City, 1958-1960;
founder, producer, National Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1961-1968;
president, National Repertory Theatre Foundation, Los Angeles, since 1969;
producer, National Repertory Theatre at Ford's Theatre, Washington, 1967-1968. Board directors, member Executive Committee American National Theatre and Academy, New York City, 1960-1968. Adviser New York State Arts Council, Albany, 1962-1964.
Trustee Company Theatre Foundation, Los Angeles, 1968-1971. Founder, producer, trustee, member exec.com. Free Shakespeare Festival, Los Angeles, 1973, 74.
Founder, producer, president Los Angeles Free Public Theatre Foundation, 1974.
Trustee, member Executive Committee El Pueblo Park Association, Los Angeles, since 1983, president 1988-1990, secretary 1990-1991. Trustee Bilingual Foundation of Arts, Los Angeles, 1977-1985, secretary, 1982-1983, vice president, 1982-1985. Trustee El Hogar de los Ninos, Tijuana, Mexico, 1984-1986.
Founder, project director National Play Award, since 1978. Project director Humanities and Arts Computer Consortium, since 1982.
Married Nina Foch, October 31, 1967 (divorced August 1993).