Father was a letter carrier with the US Post Office in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Won the Association of Catholic Broadcasters' Gabriel Award in 1965 and 1966 for shows about racial integration and the holocaust.
Won a Brotherhood Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews for his 1962 play about anti-Semitism, "Prejudice, USA".
Wrote mostly about religious themes.
Award winning playwright and radio and television writer.
Father of nine children.