Screenwriter and maker who also wrote the famous 1960 horror film, Psycho, in addition to thrillers like Vision of the Kitty and Futz, both which were released in 1969. His preliminary entree into entertainment was like a author of pop music through the 1940s. His stage name was Jerry Stevens. He wedded his wife, Marilyn Epstein, in 1954. Anthony Perkins starred in his strike film, Psycho.