Screenwriter and producer, best known for his work on series like, Baretta and Hawaii Five-O.
He grew up in New York and moved to California to continue his film career up until 1979.
He was a chess master, rising to be one of the best in New York state during his youth, and later co-wrote the book The World of Chess, which was published in 1974.
He was never married.
Actor Robert Blake starred in Baretta, which he wrote for.