Writer, director, and producer who created The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men and Dharma & Greg. He was also an executive producer for Roseanne.
He dropped out of the State University of New York at Potsdam to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
He won BMI TV Music Awards for Two and a Half Men in 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009.
He married actress and former Playboy Playmate Karen Witter in 2001, though they divorced in 2010.
His sitcom Two and a Half Men starred John Cryer.