Dick Wolf

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Richard A. Wolf
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/20/1946, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Producer; writer
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Dick Wolf Fast Facts:
  • Best known for creating the Law & Order franchise.
  • At age 12, wrote a detective serial that ran for two years in his school paper.
  • Attended Phillips Andover Academy in Massachusetts with future president George W. Bush.
  • A former ad copywriter, helped create the "I'm Cheryl, fly me" campaign for National Airlines, as well as the toothpaste slogan "You can't beat Crest for fighting cavities."
  • Serves as Monaco's honorary consul for Los Angeles, and is involved in the country's annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2007.
  • Signed a deal to write two novels for HarperCollins in July 2010.
  • Dick Wolf Relationships:
  • Elliot Granger Wolf - Son
  • George Wolf - Father
  • Olivia Iselin Wolf - Daughter
  • Christine Marburg - Ex-wife
  • Sarina Granger Wolf - Daughter
  • Susan Scranton - Ex-wife
  • Marie G. Wolf - Mother
  • Zoe Amelia Wolf - Daughter
  • Noelle Lippman - Wife
  • Dick Wolf Awards:
  • 2010 Grammy: Best Long Form Music Video - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Nonfiction Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Winner
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Winner
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (1969)

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