Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1949.
Editor, public Fridley (Minnesota) Free Press, 1950-1951. Reporter Mankato (Minnesota) Free Press, 1951-1953. Editor, program coordinator United Packing House, Des Moines, 1953-1957.
News writer NBC Radio and television, Chicago and New York City, 1957-1966. Freelance writer various locations, since 1966.
With United States Army Air Corps, 1944-1946.
Married Rosemary Gertrude Holahan, June 14, 1947 (divorced November 1980). Children: Sean H., Susan V., Richard E. Married Erzsebet Maria Szeip, August 24, 1991.
1 stepchild, Marko Molnar.