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Gregory Hoblit

Gregory Hoblit was born in Texas but moved to Northern California at a young age because of his father's job in law enforcement, a hint at what might have attracted the mystery/courtroom plots of his movie/TV credits. After graduating from UCLA, he worked as a TV co-producer with Steven Bochco until directing the 80s series, Hill Street Blues (... See full bio »
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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004 NYPD 2069 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Hart's War (producer)
 2000 Frequency (producer)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 6 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (producer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Up on the Roof (1994) ... (co-executive producer)
- From Hare to Eternity (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Oscar, Meyer, Weiner (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Ice Follies (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Tempest in a C-Cup (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie) (producer)
  L.A. Law (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 35 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (producer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Petticoat Injunction (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Beauty and Obese (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Hand Roll Express (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Gorilla My Dreams (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Full Marital Jacket (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 62 episodes, 1982 - 1985) (supervising producer - 18 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (producer - 15 episodes, 1981)
- Grin and Bear It (1985) ... (co-executive producer)
- You're in Alice's (1985) ... (co-executive producer)
- Queen for a Day (1985) ... (co-executive producer)
- G.Q. (1985) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Life and Time of Dominic Florio Jr. (1985) ... (co-executive producer)
 1983 Bay City Blues (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1983) ... (co-executive producer)
 1981 Every Stray Dog and Kid (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1979 Vampire (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 Paris (TV Series) (supervising producer)
 1978 Dr. Strange (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1978 Loose Change (TV Mini-Series) (associate producer)
 1974 Goodnight Jackie (associate producer)
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Cops kind of embody the best and worst of us. I mean, they are as brutal as you see in the Rodney King case. And they are as good as the guy who sees somebody in distress and takes care of them, takes them to a hospital, is a father in a moment of need. Some of the most remarkable guys I've come across have been cops, and some I could just pin against the wall with their sexism and racism and ... See more »


Pioneered the "loose camera" look, used constantly during the first 2 seasons of NYPD Blue (1993) and then reduced by half after that due to its causing distraction from the storyline - as well as potential viewer problems similar to one reading a book while riding in a moving vehicle. This technique has recently been revived, however, on the big screen, in the 2007 release, The Bourne Ultimatum ... See more »

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