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Dick Wolf

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Dick Wolf

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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

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In the news

Variety, 2020-01-16 21:00:40
Ch-ching! The original “Law & Order” is finally make its streaming debut later this year on NBCUniversal’s Peacock. The deal between producer Dick Wolf and NBCU calls for six Wolf Entertainment series to be made available on Peacock. The pact covers more than 1,000 episodes of “Law & Order” plus ...

Dick Wolf already has a crossover planned for 'FBI' and spinoff 'FBI: Most Wanted'
USA Today TV, 2020-01-12 22:00:06
Dick Wolf announced a crossover for 'FBI' and spinoff 'FBI: Most Wanted,' which opened as the most-watched series premiere of the 2019-2020 TV season.        

Variety, 2019-12-06 16:30:20
IMDb TV is now the streaming home of “Chicago Fire” seasons 1-6 — offering catch-up viewing for fans of the Dick Wolf-produced NBC primetime hit starting Friday (Dec. 6) for free. It’s the biggest single licensing pact to date for IMDb TV, which is Amazon’s bid to capture share in ...

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