Student, Catholic University America, 1950. Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1957. Master of Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1957.
Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1962.
Faculty, Rutgers University, 1959-1965; faculty, chairman speech and drama, University Texas at El Paso, 1965-1971; professor, University Texas at El Paso, until 1971; professor speech communication and drama, North Texas State University, Denton, since 1971; director drama, North Texas State University, 1971-1973; chairman dance and drama, North Texas State University, since 1984. Speech consultant New Jersey 4H Clubs, 1962-1965.
(Theatre And Its Drama, The: Principles And Practices, by ...)
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1955. Member Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Speech Communication Association, Southwest Theatre Association, Southern Speech Communication Association, Texas Educational Theatre Association.
Married Betty Thomas O'Bannon, March 31, 1956. Children— Helen Borden, Elizabeth Winter, Richard Bertram, Jeffrey O'Bannon.