Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright for his stage adaptation of the novel The Teahouse of the August Moon who wrote other other notable works such as The Curious Savage.
His first writing job was for the Cecil and Sally radio show from 1928 until 1933. He then moved on to NBC's Streamlines Shakespeare series.
He was a notable screenwriter as well with some notable credits that include The World of Susie Wong and a film adaptation of his highly successful The Teahouse of the August Moon.
He married Mildred Legaye in 1925.
Gregory Peck starred in his play The Willow and I.