Playwright and screenwriter who turned his play, Strange Snow, in to the screenplay for the 1989 Ed Harris and Robert De Niro film Jacknife. His additional screenplays include Gorgeous Joe and Cousins. Early in his profession, he published such stage takes on as Pilgrims, Loves & Hours, and Half of a Life time. His play The Tragedy from the Commons premiered at San Diego’s Cygnet Theater Organization in 2011. He was raised in Cheshire, Connecticut. His 1st film, Jacknife, starred Kathy Bates.