You studied engineering at Stanford, but you found work as an agent in Hollywood?
Of all the graduates of the Stanford engineering program, I must have had the worst paying job of anyone. I was a $32.50-a-week messenger at Fox. When I heard there was an opening for an assistant to Dick Hyland, I took it.
Who was your top client?
I was trying to become a writer, and I wrote a script called “The House in the Sea.” I sold my own script