Screenwriter known for writing the films Charlie Bartlett, and 2010's Youth in Revolt.
He started writing the screenplay for Charlie Bartlett while working his day job at a mall in the Burbank area of the San Fernando Valley.
He and Vince Vaughn collaborated on the 2013 film, Career Day.
He was raised in Los Angeles.
Actress Kat Dennings starred in his 2007 film Charlie Bartlett.