Student, Los Angeles City College.
Producer, writer Ellery Queen, Los Angeles, 1977, Delvecchio, Los Angeles, 1978. Producer, creator, writer Turnabout, 1979. Producer Cutter to Houston, 1984.
Vice president creative affairs Viacom, 1985, Walt Disney Productions, Los Angeles, 1986. Producer Bay Coven, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987, Mariah, Toronto, 1987.
Served with United States Air Force, 1953-1954. Member Writers Guild American, Producers Caucus.
Married Nina Fried (divorced 1974). Children: Ross, Laura, Camila. Married Valerie Helen Copelan.
1 stepchild, Nicole.