Bachelor in English, Drama, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1974; Master of Arts in Drama, Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982.
Staff writer, Rocket Entertainment, Los Angeles, 1982-1983; director, Extraordinary Theatre Company, Los Angeles, 1982-1984; producer, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1985-1986; freelance writer, Los Angeles, since 1986. Consultant Solution Entertainment, Inc., Santa Monica, California, 1985-1986, Balson Entertainment, Los Angeles, 1982-1986.
Married Gina Maria Piazza, June 26, 1982 (divorced June 1987). Married Allegra Allison, July 4, 1987.