New York University
Signed as writer at Universal
Wrote the last film (and only sound picture) to be directed by Erich von Stroheim, "Hello, Sister"
Began career in film industry as reader and story editor
Colonel in US Army Signal Corps and edited "Army, Navy Screen Magazine" during WWII
Worked on production staff at MGM
Wrote 11 Academy Award shows
Associate producer on "Princess O'Hara"
Employed as assistant to Emanuel Cohen at Major Pictures during the mid-1930s
Served three terms as vice president and five terms as treasurer of the Writers Guild of America.