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Ted Koppel


Ted Koppel was born on February 8, 1940 in Lancashire, England as Edward James Martin Koppel. He is a producer and actor, known for America Held Hostage (1979), ABC News Nightline (1980) and Koppel/Langella: One on One (2011). He has been married to Grace Anne Koppel since May 17, 1963. They have four children. See full bio »

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9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

ABC News Nightline
(1981-2005)
U.S. 2010
U.S. 2010 Himself - Contributing Analyst
(2010)

Filmography

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 2006 Koppel on Discovery (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1994 ABC News Nightline (TV Series) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- The Making of a Summit (1994) ... (managing editor)
 1990 The 21st Century: World Without Walls? (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Lights Out".

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted Koppell

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(Reflecting on ABC's almost succeeding in taking ABC News Nightline (1980) off the air in 2002:) "There's nothing more invigorating in life than getting shot at and missed" (tho he misquoted Churchill who used the final phrase "shot at without result"). See more »

Trivia:

Winner of 25 Emmy Awards, five George Foster Peabody Awards, eight duPont-Columbia Awards, nine Overseas Press Club Awards, two George Polk Awards, and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the highest honor bestowed for public service by the Society of Professional Journalists. See more »

Trademark:

His deep smooth mellow voice.

Nickname:

Red Top See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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