Oscar-winning screenwriter, most known for his films Two Kinds of Love (1920), Risky Business (1920), Beautifully Trimmed (1920), and Society Secrets (1921).
He developed a fascination with the industry at an early age, honing his craft and writing consistently.
He worked tirelessly as a screenwriter, penning some 63 scripts between 1920 and 1938.
He was born in Manhattan.
Like actor Matt Damon, he won the Oscar for Best Screenplay for his film Laughter.