Award-winning screenwriter and occasional actor who is best remembered as a longtime writer for The Beverly Hillbillies.
He started his entertainment career as one half of The Wesson Brothers comedy duo.
He earned a Best Writing Primetime Emmy nomination for The Bob Cummings Show in 1959.
He was the brother of Gene Wesson and had one daughter, actress Eileen.
He acted opposite Kathryn Grayson in the 1953 musical The Desert Song.