Writer | Producer
Born in Manhattan, attended City College from 1937 to 1938. Served in the Army, 1942-1946, attaining rank of first lieutenant. Started writing for television in 1951 for CBS, and eventually worked for all three major networks.
[about his inspiration for 12 Angry Men (1957)] It was such an impressive, solemn setting in a great big wood-paneled courtroom, with a silver-haired judge. It knocked me out. I was overwhelmed. I was on a jury for a manslaughter case, and we got ...
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
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