Student, Provincetown Theatre School, Clinton Hollow, New York, 1939.
Actor with, Broadway shows, stock companies, touring companies, radio and television, 1937-1954; television writer, New York City and Hollywood, California, since 1953.
Served as sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American (West chapter).
Married Vera McCahon, July 7, 1944. Children: Mark, Barbara.