Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1967. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1968.
Writer, producer, Vineland Prodns., Studio City, California crime reporter, New York Times, 1971-1976; freelance writer and screenwriter, New York Times, since 1977; president, Vineland Production, since 1988.
Sponsor several children Children International, Share American, Save the Children. Served with United States Army, 1968-1970.