American screenwriter who worked from 1920 to 1937 on many different silent and sound films.
He started his career with a small acting role in the 1917 film, Reaching for the Moon.
He scripted the 1937 musical, Artists and Models, which starred Jack Benny.
He grew up with his family in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He was a screenwriter for the 1934 comedy, Six of a Kind, which starred many popular actors, including George Burns.