Student, Webster College, 1979. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Drama, University South Dakota, 1981.
Freelance drama coach, Pasadena, California, 1987-1990, Chaffey Junior College, Ontario, California, 1990. Acting instructor City of Pasadena (California) Park and Recreation, 1989-1990.
Honorary chairman Child Help United States of America, Los Angeles, 1988-1989. Supporter Ellington Foundation for Children in Need, Los Angeles, 1990. Member Academy television Arts and Science, American Film Institute, Screen Actors Guild, American Guild Variety Artist, American Federation of television and Radio Artists.