Associate of Arts, San Bernardino Valley College, 1966; Bachelor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1969.
Writer Barney Miller, ABC, Hollywood, California, 1975-1979; producer Benson, ABC, Hollywood, California, 1979-1980; writer M*A*S*H, Columbia Broadcasting System, Hollywood, 1978; writer Cheers, NBC, Hollywood, 1982-1990; creative consultant Night Court, NBC, Hollywood, 1983-1984; executive script consultant Night Court, NBC, Hollywood, 1986-1989; executive script consultant Nurses, NBC, Hollywood, 1992-1994; creative consultant, Dave's World, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1995-1997; executive consultant, Grace Under Fire, ABC, 1997-1998. Consulting producer Cosby, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1998-1999.
Coach Young Men’s Christian Association Basketball, North Hollywood, California, 1983. Manager Little League Baseball, Sherman Oaks, California, 1986-1987. Member Academy television Arts & Sciences.
Married Sally Stephens, April 25, 1969. Children: Jennifer, Brian Thomas.