Screenwriter and movie director, best known to be among the founders from the Director’s Guild of America. He was created in the South, in Chattanooga, TN. He was good friends with D.W. Griffith. He was the kid of Hattie and Charles Richard. His child is acclaimed movie director Charles Shyer, who created The Parent Capture (1998). Along with actor-director Wayne Cromwell, he was one of the primary few members from the Director’s Guild.