Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1952.
Theatrical agent, William Morris Agency, 1952-1955; agent, television packaging department and personal appearance division, Music Corporation of America, 1955-1957; entertainment director, house producer, various hotels, Las Vegas, 1957-1960; agent, vice president, head film department, Kurt Frings Agency, Beverly Hills, California, 1960-1965; agent, partner, Perenchio Artist Management Agency, Beverly Hills, California, 1965-1967; president, Samuels Artists and Prodns., since 1967; president, Anglo-American Motion Picture Company, since 1981; executive vice president, Indiana Network, Inc., Los Angeles, California, since 1985. Board directors International Broadcasting Corporation.
Member American Film Marketing Association (charter, board directors).
Son of Louis Samuels and Esther Rawitz. Divorced; children: Tricia and Eric.