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Ted Kotcheff

William Theodore Kotcheff was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Bulgarian parents from Plovdiv. He graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto. He began his professional career directing TV drama at age 24 at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, at the time becoming the youngest director in the CBC. After two ... See full bio »
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 2016 Don't Call Me Sir! (executive producer) (pre-production)
  1066 (producer) (pre-production)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (executive producer - 263 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Rhodium Nights (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Father's Shadow (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Official Story (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Theatre Tricks (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Spiraling Down (2011) ... (executive producer)
 1986 The Check Is in the Mail... (executive producer - uncredited)
 1983 Uncommon Valor (executive producer)
 1982 Split Image (producer)
 1958-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- The Last Tycoon (1959) ... (producer - as William Kotcheff)
- Emperor Jones (1958) ... (producer - as William Kotcheff)
 1957 Encounter (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- 99 Times Around the Block (1957) ... (producer)
 1956-1957 On Camera (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)
- Big League Goalie (1957) ... (producer)
- The Witness (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Reunion (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Some Are So Lucky (1956) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Thank You, Edmondo (1956) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
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He directed Lionel Bart and Alun Owen's musical, "Maggie May," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Georgia Brown, Kenneth Haig, Andrew Keir, Barry Humphries (played Dame Edna Everage), Margo Cunningham, Janet Webb, Billy Boyle, and Julia McKenzie in the cast. Sean Kenny was designer. See more »

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W.T. Kotcheff | William T. Kotcheff | William Kotcheff

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