Maurice was a child prodigy on the drums at the age of five and was a regular on the NBC Radio show “Coast to Coast on the Bus” with Milton Cross. He was a life member of the Musicians Union as well as a member of SAG. He was an accomplished pianist, trumpet player and drummer as well as a band leader. He spent 30 years as a stock broker and started his third career as an actor six years ago. He appeared in several commercials and movies. He had studied with Ken Lerner, Howard Fine and Jeremiah Comey.