Screenwriter most known for writing scripts like The Unfaithful and The Burglar, a 1957 film noir film that was well received by critics.
He first worked at an advertising agency, which prompted the work on his first novel, Retreat from Oblivion.
In the 1966 film Made in USA, director
He was the oldest son of parents, William and Molly.
He and actress Patricia Kalember both studied at Temple University.