Richard Lertzman is a film historian and award-winning co-author of Dr. Feelgood, co-written with New York Times best selling author, Dr. William J. Birnes. He was the award-winning publisher and editor of Film World Magazine (1977-1988) that looked at classic films and the great directors, writers, and editors who created them.
Rick received his Masters at the USC School of Film (before it was the George Lucas School). His essays and books on cinema have been published worldwide. Rick lives with his wife, publicist Diana C. Lertzman, in Moreland Hills, Ohio.