Bachelor of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1962; Master of Science in Education, University of Southern California, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1997.
Writer-producer for television and films, various studios, 1967-1990;
writer-producer for television and films, Pritzker Creativity Systems, Santa Monica, California, since 1974. Guest lecturer various universities including Stanford University, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1974. Teacher.UCLA Extension, 1989-1993.
Faculty University of Southern California, 1994-1996. Consultant Eastman Kodak, Museum Creativity, others.
Volunteer Big Brothers American, Los Angeles, 1964-1976. Counselor Pasadena (California) Clinic, 1982-1983. Board directors Parents Anonymous California, 1984-1987, president, 1985-1986.
Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Writers Guild American West (nominee award, 1970), Academy television Arts and Scis, Show Coalition.
Son of Max Richard and Marion (Jaffe) P. Divorced; 1 child, Sonya.