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Hewett, Frank M.

Frank Hewett was born in Los Angeles on February 18, 1927, and attended public schools there. He served as an enlisted member in the U.S. Army band and was stationed in Italy during the occupation after World War II. After the Army, Hewett entered the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was active in UCLA student government and edited the UCLA humor magazine. He received his BA in theater arts in 1951, a background that was to serve him uniquely well in his later years as a professor, to which outstanding teaching evaluations from generations of UCLA undergraduates would attest.

Hewett also worked in church youth activities, where he came to the attention of James C. Coleman, a psychology professor at ...

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