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Dick Wolf

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Dick Wolf

Source: dga.org

Richard Anthony Wolf (born December 20, 1946), usually billed as simply Dick Wolf, is an American Emmy Award-winning producer, specializing in crime dramas such as Miami Vice and the Law & Order franchise.

Wolf's Law & Order is the second-longest-running dramatic show in television history, making it one of television's most successful franchises. The show has been picked up for a record-tying 20th season by NBC, beginning September 25, 2009. It has been nominated for the most consecutive Emmy Awards of any primetime drama series. Wolf serves as creator and executive producer of the three current Law & Order drama series from Wolf Films and NBC Universal Television – Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. "Law & Order: UK". A third spinoff of the original franchise, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, was cancelled after its first season. In addition, he was the creator and executive producer of NBC's courtroom reality series Crime & Punishment, which chronicled real-life cases prosecuted by the San Diego District Attorney’s office.

Fact file

  • Born: Richard Anthony Wolf December 20, 1946 (age 68) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Other names: Richard A. Wolf Richard Wolf
  • Alma mater: University of Pennsylvania
  • Occupation: Television writer, director, executive producer, creator
  • Known for: Crime Stories
  • Home town: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Spouse(s): Susan Scranton (September 5, 1970 – March 16, 1983) (divorced) Christine Marburg (June 29, 1983 – 2005) (divorced) Noelle Lippman (June 17, 2006 – present)
  • Children: 5

Read more about Dick Wolf at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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robertewmitchell
Variety, 2019-08-29 14:52:27
CBS Studios International has struck a new licensing agreement with French broadcaster TF1 Group for multiple series from CBS Television Studios, it was announced Thursday. Shows included in the exclusive deal will include Michelle and Robert King’s upcoming “Evil”; Dick Wolf’s “FBI: Most Wanted”; “Beverly Hills, 90210” reboot “BH90210”; and ...

leobarraclough
Variety, 2019-06-16 17:13:01
Veteran television producer Dick Wolf, best known for creating the “Law & Order” franchise, is eyeing what he believes will be the first-ever cross-network crossover. The crossover would be between his CBS freshman procedural “FBI” or its in-the-works spinoff “FBI: Most Wanted” and one of his NBC shows, such as ...

jordanmoreau01
Variety, 2019-06-10 16:15:45
Prior to his role on CBS crime procedural “FBI,” Zeeko Zaki laments, he usually found himself in parts that perpetuated stereotypes about Arab Americans and Muslims. As Special Agent Omar Adom “O.A.” Zidan on the Dick Wolf-produced series, though, he is one of the few Arab American leading men on ...

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