- Roomed with artist-filmmaker Julian Schnabel his freshman year at the University of Houston.
- Had a job as a beer vendor at Houston's Astrodome while in college.
- Was a contestant on The $10,000 Pyramid in 1973.
- In the mid-1970s, he worked as a joke writer for Rodney Dangerfield.
- Wrote two of the six episodes of the 1982 sitcom Police Squad!
- Appears in the 1985 music video for Madonna's "Material Girl."
- Was awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Houston in 2012.
- 1991, Emmy — Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Winner
- 1992, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Winner
- Barbara Capelli — Wife
- Sonny Wuhl — Father
- Attended University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States