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Ted Koppel


Ted Koppel was born on February 8, 1940 in Lancashire, England as Edward James Martin Koppel. He is known for his work on America Held Hostage (1979), Petra: A Quest for Hope (2006) and ABC News Nightline (1980). He has been married to Grace Anne Koppel since May 17, 1963. They have four children. See full bio »

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13 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Petra: A Quest for Hope
Petra: A Quest for Hope Editorial Department
(2006)
ABC News Nightline
ABC News Nightline Editorial Department
(1981-2005)

Filmography

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 2006 Petra: A Quest for Hope (TV Movie documentary) (managing editor)
 2003 Nightline Up Close (TV Series) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- Elie Wiesel (2003) ... (managing editor)
 2002 ABC News Nightline (TV Series) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- Rescue: Tragedy on Mount Hood (2002) ... (managing editor)
 2001 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- The Clinton Years (2001) ... (managing editor)
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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:

He has received honorary degrees from Syracuse University, Colgate University, The University of South Carolina, American University, New England School of Law, Fairfield University, Middlebury College, Georgetown School of Law, Dartmouth College, Knox College, Howard University, Duke University, Saint Louis University, University of Pennsylvania, Tufts University, Johns Hopkins University and ... See more »

Trademark:

His deep smooth mellow voice.

Nickname:

Teddy See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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