Joined Scientology: at age 21, in 1979
Left Sea Org: 2004
Career highlights: Wrote scripts for videos and TV ads. Says he was responsible for the Scientology slogan: "Know life, know yourself."
Now: Married, lives in Dallas. Self-employed commercial artist. Divorced former wife while leaving Sea Org.
On arriving at California base: "You would think that this would be an ideal scene where the basics of Scientology were in full use, and it was just the reverse."