Steve Englehart was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Wesleyan Universtiy in Middletown, Connecticut, majoring in psychology. Englehart has a wife, Terry, and two sons, Alex and Eric.
One of the predominant Marvel writers of the 1970's. Englehart wrote 32 issues of Captain America Vol 1 and 40 issues of Avengers Vol 1. He was referred to also as "Stainless Steve". Englehart also wrote romance comics under the name of Anne Spencer.