He wrote the famous films Shine On, Harvest Moon, The Doughgirls, The Horn Blows at Midnight, and Never Say Goodbye.
He grew up in New York City and attended Fordham Law School.
He directed episodes of I Love Lucy during the 1950s.
He passed away from Cancer while married to Ethel Kern. He had three daughters named Jean, Christopher, and Andrea Kern.
He directed episodes of I Love Lucy, which starred Vivian Vance.