American screenwriter, in Hollywood as a scenarist for 2-reel shorts from 1911. He spent much of his career under contract to Warner Brothers (1927-29 and 1936-42), where he primarily handled westerns and crime dramas for Bryan Foy's B-unit. He adapted a number of his screenplays from his own original stories.
Born:in Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died:(age 75) in Los Angeles, California, USA