Late screenwriter who is best known for creating the hit '70s TV series M*A*S*H.
He did his first writing for the Danny Thomas radio show at age 16.
He earned two Academy Award nominations for writing the films Tootsie and Oh, God.
He was married to Patricia Marshall for over 5 decades; the couple had two children.
He wrote the screenplay for the 2000 comedy Bedazzled, which starred Brendan Fraser.