Novelist and screenwriter whose comedic fiction functions are the Magic Christian (1959) and Chocolate (1958). He also added towards the screenplays for Dr. Strangelove (1964), The Cincinnati Child (1966), as well as the CHERISHED ONE (1965). He went to Southern Methodist School, but left university to provide as a lieutenant in the U.S. Military during World Battle II. He afterwards graduated from Northwestern School with a level in school of thought. He received an O. Henry Prize for his 1962 brief story, “THE STREET Out of Axotle.” He wedded model Pud Gadiot in 1952. The few divorced 2 yrs afterwards, and Southern wedded another model, Carol Kauffman, in July of 1956. He composed the screenplay for the 1967 film, Modern casino Royale, starring David Niven.