- Entered a student competition in 1969 at the Catholic University of America and took home top prize for his work Sunday Drive. That same year, earned a Shubert Fellowship in Playwriting.
- Was a high-school teacher. Also taught drama classes at a few colleges.
- In the early 1990s, served as director of performing arts at Urbana University in Urbana, OH.
- Made TV debut in 2005 on the HBO series The Comeback.
- First appearance on the big screen was in the 2007 comedy Smiley Face.
- Wrote An American Scrapbook in 2007.
- Penned a vast collection of theatrical pieces as well as TV sitcom pilots.