All About Me
I am a screen and television writer who always doodled. Who knew that I would illustrate a book when I was in my 50s? It's never too late to try something new!
I was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. I went to high school there (Birmingham) and I graduated from UCLA with a degree in History.
I love the movies, and started collecting movie posters when I was a kid. I started my career in entertainment working in the shipping room at Universal Pictures. I got my first big break when I was hired to work in film editing, and my second big break when a director thought I was funny. He asked me to write jokes and off-camera lines for his film. I later was hired by the same movie studio to write a screenplay and then many episodes of television. I co-wrote the movie MAJOR PAYNE, and I've directed a movie, and written for many television shows, including 21 JUMP STREET, and BEVERLY HILLS 90210.
I started drawing pictures of possums and my wife wrote a book about them. We live in Santa Monica, California, and until recently we had two rescue dogs, but they have gone on to dog heaven.
I love to play basketball, watch basketball, and think about basketball. I have one brother who is a non-fiction writer. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey. I eat a hamburger almost every day, and I love my family.
THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Favorite Sports Team
THE PANTRY in LOS ANGELES
THE HAMBURGER STEAK AT THE PANTRY!
THE 4th of JULY
Favorite TV Critic
ROBERT LLOYD (of the LATIMES)
YORK PEPPERMINT PATTY
Favorite Kind of Pudding
I have no choice but to
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