American screenwriter and novelist best known for writing on the series Hill Street Blues. He also co-created the cult classic show Twin Peaks.
He was born in New York, but moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was young.
He wrote several books on golf, including The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever and The Greatest Game Ever Played, which was made into a film of the same name.
His father was the actor Warren Frost and his siblings Lindsay and Scott became and actor and a writer respectively.
David Lynch was his co-creator on Twin Peaks.