Masters and Johnson gynecologist researcher who led breakthrough research on the human sexual response and sexual disorders between 1957 and 1990.
He received his medical degree from University of Rochester Medical School.
The show Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love was based on his research.
He had children with his first wife, Elizabeth Ellis Masters, and later married and divorced Virginia Eshelman Johnson.
The television show Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen , is based on a book about Master's research.