Screenwriter known for his work on series like Newhart, Buzzkill, Clifford (1994) and SCTV.
He started his career as an actor, first appearing on the program The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me.
He wrote and directed the 2008 film, Buzzkill, about an out-of-work writer who becomes famous when a serial murderer steals his car.
He was raised in Philadelphia.
He appeared alongside comedian, Billy Crystal, in the film Analyze That.