American author, humorist, and publisher who became known for his syndicated cartoon, "Droodles." He also worked on the popular Mad Libs series.
He performed on Broadway in the 1950 musical revue Tickets, Please!
He was born in Charleston, West Virginia and later moved to California. He was married four times, and was known to be a regular playboy.
He wrote for The Bob Hope Show during the 1940s.