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Bill Clark (V)

Bill Clark was born on May 20, 1944 in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada as Jr. Walter W. Clark. He is a writer and producer, known for NYPD Blue (1993), America: A Tribute to Heroes (2001) and Brooklyn South (1997). See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

NYPD Blue
NYPD Blue Writer
(1993-2005)
Brooklyn South
(1997-1998)
Last of the Ninth
(2009)

Filmography

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 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie) (pilot)
 1994-2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (story by - 199 episodes)
- Moving Day (2005) ... (story by)
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... (story by)
- Lenny Scissorhands (2005) ... (story by)
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... (story by)
 2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes (TV Special documentary)
  Brooklyn South (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story - 12 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... (creator) / (story)
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... (creator)
- Cinnamon Buns (1998) ... (creator) / (story)
- Doggonit (1998) ... (creator)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... (creator)
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 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Blind Justice (TV Series) (executive producer)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (executive producer - 84 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (co-producer - 2 episodes, 1996) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 1997) (supervising producer - 1 episode, 1996)
- What's Your Poison? (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Peeler? I Hardley Knew Her (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Brothers Grim (2004) ... (executive producer)
- In Goddess We Trussed (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Old Yeller (2004) ... (executive producer)
 1997-1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series) (supervising producer - 22 episodes)
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... (supervising producer)
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... (supervising producer)
- Cinnamon Buns (1998) ... (supervising producer)
- Doggonit (1998) ... (supervising producer)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... (supervising producer)
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 2007 John from Cincinnati (TV Series)
 1993-2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Detective Clark / Det. McDermott / Desk Sgt. / ...
- Arrested Development (2003) ... Desk Sgt.
- The Irvin Files (2000) ... Walter Clark
- We Was Robbed (1996) ... Detective Clark
- Aging Bull (1995) ... Detective Clark
 1998 Fallen
Detective Bill Clark
 1997 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
Captain Paul Clark
- Pilot (1997) ... Captain Paul Clark
 1994 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Detective
- He Ain't Guilty, He's My Brother (1994) ... Detective
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 1993-1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (technical advisor - 7 episodes)
- Up on the Roof (1994) ... (technical advisor)
- From Hare to Eternity (1993) ... (technical advisor)
- Oscar, Meyer, Weiner (1993) ... (technical advisor)
- Ice Follies (1993) ... (technical advisor)
- Tempest in a C-Cup (1993) ... (technical advisor)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
 2005 'NYPD Blue': A Final Tribute (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 2002 Inside 'NYPD Blue': A Decade on the Job (TV Short documentary) (special thanks)
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 2005 'NYPD Blue': A Final Tribute (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Executive Producer
 2002 Inside TV Land: Cops on Camera (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2002 Inside 'NYPD Blue': A Decade on the Job (TV Short documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "True Blue: The Real Stories Behind 'NYPD Blue'", w/David Milch, 1995.
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Trivia:

Prior to working on NYPD Blue, Clark was a long time homicide detective for the New York City Police Department. The stories on the show were in large part derived from his experiences on the cases he worked on and his observations of the behavior of suspects.

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