Screenwriter and producer, most recognized for projects including Little Mother and Bachelor Mother. He is also known as the executive producer of ABC's Pulitzer Prize Playhouse.
He started out as an editor abroad before starting his career in production and film.
He was an active member of the European Film Fund, whose goal was to provide support to emerging filmmakers.
He was never married.
Actress Marlene Dietrich appeared in his western film, Destry RIdes Again.