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Dick Wolf was born on December 20, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard A. Wolf. He is a writer and producer, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Law & Order (1990) and School Ties (1992). He has been married to Noelle Lippman since June 17, 2006. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine ... See full bio »

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  Chicago P.D. (TV Series) (created by - 24 episodes, 2014) (story by - 1 episode, 2014) (story - 1 episode, 2014)
- Called in Dead (2014) ... (creator)
- Assignment of the Year (2014) ... (creator)
- They'll Have to Go Through Me (2014) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Prison Ball (2014) ... (creator)
- An Honest Woman (2014) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (created by - 352 episodes, 1999 - 2014) (story - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2003) (story by - 1 episode, 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Pattern Seventeen (2014) ... (creator)
- Spousal Privilege (2014) ... (creator)
- Chicago Crossover (2014) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Glasgowman's Wrath (2014) ... (creator)
- Pornstar's Requiem (2014) ... (creator)
  Chicago Fire (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (story by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Nobody Touches Anything (2014) ... (story by)
- A Dark Day (2014) ... (story)
- Let Her Go (2013) ... (story)
- Leaders Lead (2013) ... (story)
 2009-2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series) (47 episodes)
- Safe from Harm (2014) ... (creator)
- Flaw (2014) ... (creator)
- Dependent (2013) ... (creator)
- Mortal (2013) ... (creator)
- Fatherly Love (2013) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: LA (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (story - 1 episode, 2010)
- Westwood (2011) ... (creator)
- Van Nuys (2011) ... (creator)
- El Sereno (2011) ... (creator)
- Carthay Circle (2011) ... (creator)
- Plummer Park (2011) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) (created by - 195 episodes, 2001 - 2011) (story - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap (2011) ... (creator)
- Icarus (2011) ... (creator)
- Cadaver (2011) ... (creator)
- Trophy Wine (2011) ... (creator)
- The Last Street in Manhattan (2011) ... (creator)
  Law & Order (TV Series) (created by - 456 episodes, 1990 - 2010) (story - 10 episodes, 1990 - 2004) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Rubber Room (2010) ... (creator)
- Love Eternal (2010) ... (creator)
- Immortal (2010) ... (creator)
- The Taxman Cometh (2010) ... (creator)
- Crashers (2010) ... (creator)
  Paris Criminal Inquiries (TV Series) (4 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (idea - 6 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Un crime d'amour (2008) ... (creator)
- La grande vie (2008) ... (creator)
- Blessure secrète (2008) ... (writer)
- Trafics (2008) ... (creator)
- Rédemption (2008) ... (creator) / (idea)
 2008 Law & Order Criminal Intent: Russia (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Tanec kobry (Dance of the Cobra) (2008) ... (original story)
 2006 Conviction (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Hostage (2006) ... (creator)
- 180.80 (2006) ... (creator)
- Indiscretion (2006) ... (creator)
- Deliverance (2006) ... (creator)
- The Wall (2006) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (written by - 1 episode, 2005)
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... (creator)
- Boys Will Be Boys (2005) ... (creator)
- Day (2005) ... (creator)
- Blue Wall (2005) ... (creator)
- The Line (2005) ... (creator)
 2003-2004 Dragnet (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Riddance (2004) ... (creator)
- Killing Fields (2004) ... (creator)
- Retribution (2004) ... (creator)
- Frame of Mind (2004) ... (creator)
- Abduction (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Law & Order: Justice Is Served (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2003 Law & Order II: Double or Nothing (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2002 Law & Order: Dead on the Money (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2002 Crime & Punishment (TV Series documentary) (creator)
 2000-2001 Deadline (TV Series) (story - 4 episodes)
- Red Herring (2001) ... (story)
- Somebody's Fool (2001) ... (story)
- Don't I Know You? (2001) ... (story)
- Pilot (2000) ... (story - teleplay)
 2000 Arrest & Trial (TV Series documentary) (creator)
  New York Undercover (TV Series) (87 episodes, 1994 - 1999) (story - 2 episodes, 1994 - 1996)
- Catharsis (1999) ... (creator)
- The Troubles (1998) ... (creator)
- Going Native (1998) ... (creator)
- Sign o' the Times (1998) ... (creator)
- The Unusual Suspects (1998) ... (creator)
 1998 Exiled (TV Movie) (character)
 1997 Players (TV Series) (creator)
 1997 Feds (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Smoking Gun (1997) ... (co-creator - creator)
- Somebody's Lyin (1997) ... (co-creator)
- Missing Pieces (1997) ... (co-creator)
- The War Against Crime (1997) ... (co-creator)
- Do No Harm (1997) ... (co-creator)
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes)
- Stones (1996) ... (creator)
- The Haze (1996) ... (creator)
- Retribution (1996) ... (creator)
- Isaiah's Daughter (1996) ... (creator)
- Bad Medicine (1996) ... (creator)
 1992 School Ties (screenplay) / (story)
  Mann & Machine (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 1992) (story by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992) ... (creator)
- Billion Dollar Baby (1992) ... (creator)
- Truth or Consequences (1992) ... (creator)
- Mann's Fate (1992) ... (creator)
- Torch Song (1992) ... (creator)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series) (created by - 3 episodes)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990) ... (creator)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 1 (1990) ... (creator)
- Crossover (1990) ... (creator)
  H.E.L.P. (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- Undue Force (1990) ... (creator)
- To Everything, There Is a Season (1990) ... (creator)
- Steam Heat (1990) ... (creator)
- The Children's Hour (1990) ... (creator)
- Are You There, Alpha Centauri? (1990) ... (creator)
  Gideon Oliver (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1989) (written by - 1 episode, 1989)
- Kennonite (1989) ... (creator)
- By the Waters of Babylon (1989) ... (creator)
- The Last Plane from Coramaya (1989) ... (creator)
- Tongs (1989) ... (creator)
- Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (story - 12 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (excerpts - 1 episode, 1988)
- Deliver Us from Evil (1988) ... (story)
- A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... (excerpts - uncredited) / (story)
- Blood & Roses (1988) ... (story)
- Badge of Dishonor (1988) ... (story)
- A Rock and a Hard Place (1988) ... (story)
 1988 Masquerade (written by)
 1987 No Man's Land (written by)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1986) (story - 2 episodes, 1986) (written by - 2 episodes, 1985)
- Jagga the Hunk (1986) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Iced Coffey (1986) ... (teleplay)
- Scales of Justice (1986) ... (teleplay)
- Das Blues (1986) ... (teleplay)
- Say It as It Plays (1986) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1981 Gas (screenplay - as Richard Wolf) / (story - as Richard Wolf)
 1978 Skateboard (screenplay - as Richard A. Wolf) / (story - as Richard A. Wolf)
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard A. Wolf | Richard Wolf

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

(talking to critics about his 'Law and Order' franchise) "You guys don't report the financial aspects of how successful the brand is. The only reason the brand is that successful -- it's show business. No show, no business. You've got an actress sitting up here (Mariska Hargitay) who has received two consecutive Emmy nominations for a show ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") that everybody ... See more »

Trivia:

Was an altar boy at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York back when Cardinal Spellman was Archbishop. See more »

Trademark:

Does not like to use establishing shots in his shows. He believes that this gets in the way of dialogue and fitting a good story into an episode. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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