Three children with Betty Beck: Karen, Mark and Michael.
MGM announced it planned to produce Uris' best seller, "Armageddon" during their 40th Anniversary celebration in 1964 but the project was quietly shelved during a period of studio belt-tightening the following year.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 553-555. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.
Two children with Jill Peabody: Rachael and Conor.
Served as a radio operator in the campaigns on Guadalcanal and Tarawa, while in the Marines.