Author of several Hollywood biographies who interviewed many stars throughout his career.
His career started almost on accident, with an altercation with the great actor Humphrey Bogart.
Humphrey Bogart was so impressed with his no-nonsense attitude that he introduced him to four more Hollywood stars within one week of their first meeting.
He was married to actress Elke Sommer.
One of his books was loosely adapted into the film Brubaker, starring Robert Redford.