Student, American College in Paris, 1980; Bachelor in English Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 1983; student, Padua Hills Playwrights Conference, Los Angeles, 1988.
Writer, Columbia Broadcasting System, Home Box Office, Viacom, others, Los Angeles, since 1988;
actor, British Computer Society, ABC, NBC, NFB, others, Los Angeles, since 1982;
playwright, Essential Stage, Wilton Project, Los Angeles, since 1986. Literature advisor Audrey Skirall-Kenis Theater, Los Angeles, 1990-1992. Founding member Wilton Project Theater Company, Los Angeles, since 1991.
Book reviewer Los Angeles Times,1992-. Theater reviewer Biztravel.Com, since 1996.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild American, Alliance of Canada Cinema, television and Radio Artists, Writers Guild Canada.
Married Nadine Marie van der Velde, October 28, 1990. 1 child, Gabrielle Wallace van der Velde-Kraft.