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Rolfe Tessem

Rolfe Tessem is a producer and director, known for Nick News with Linda Ellerbee (1991), Intimate Portrait (1993) and Studs Terkel: Listening to America (2009). See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Nick News with Linda Ellerbee
Intimate Portrait


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  Nick News with Linda Ellerbee (TV Series) (executive producer - 126 episodes, 1991 - 2015) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Before I Go... Living with Dying (2015) ... (executive producer)
- School Crime and Too Much Punishment? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Electronic Leash: Safety vs. Privacy (2015) ... (executive producer)
- So Close and Yet So Far Away: The Kids of Cuba (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Studs Terkel: Listening to America (TV Short documentary) (executive producer)
 2001-2003 Intimate Portrait (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Rosie O'Donnell (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Peggy Fleming (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Penny Marshall (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Cloris Leachman (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Naomi Judd (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The System (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Meeting with a Killer: One Family's Journey (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Addicted (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1991-1994 Nickelodeon Special Edition (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Space Shuttle, Phone Home (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Plan It for the Planet (1993) ... (executive producer)
- A Conversation with Magic (1992) ... (executive producer)
- It's Only Television (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Ms. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1984-1985 Smithsonian World (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- On the Shoulders of Giants (1985) ... (producer)
- Michael Winship (1984) ... (producer)
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 1984-1985 Smithsonian World (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Michael Winship (1984)
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 1985 Smithsonian World (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 2015 Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style (Documentary) (thanks for contribution)
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 2010 The 2010 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program
 2002 2002 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Movie)
Himself - WInner: Outstanding Children's Program

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