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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 (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). He has been married to Noelle Lippman since June 17, 2006. They have one child. He was previously ... See full bio »

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  Chicago P.D. (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 2014) (story - 1 episode, 2014)
- An Honest Woman (2014) ... (created by)
- Chicken, Dynamite, Chainsaw (2014) ... (created by)
- The Weigh Station (2014) ... (created by)
- Get My Cigarettes (2014) ... (created by)
- Call It Macaroni (2014) ... (created by)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (created by - 347 episodes, 1999 - 2014) (story - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2003) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Holden's Manifesto (2014) ... (created by)
- Producer's Backend (2014) ... (created by)
- American Disgrace (2014) ... (created by)
- Girls Disappeared (2014) ... (creator)
- Spring Awakening (2014) ... (created by)
 2013-2014 Chicago Fire (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- 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) ... (created by)
- Van Nuys (2011) ... (created by)
- El Sereno (2011) ... (created by)
- Carthay Circle (2011) ... (created by)
- Plummer Park (2011) ... (created by)
  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) ... (created by)
- Icarus (2011) ... (created by)
- Cadaver (2011) ... (created by)
- Trophy Wine (2011) ... (created by)
- The Last Street in Manhattan (2011) ... (created by)
  Law & Order (TV Series) (created by - 456 episodes, 1990 - 2010) (story - 10 episodes, 1990 - 2004) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Rubber Room (2010) ... (created by)
- Love Eternal (2010) ... (created by)
- Immortal (2010) ... (created by)
- The Taxman Cometh (2010) ... (created by)
- Crashers (2010) ... (created by)
  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) ... (created by)
- Boys Will Be Boys (2005) ... (created by)
- Day (2005) ... (created by)
- Blue Wall (2005) ... (created by)
- The Line (2005) ... (created by)
 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) ... (created by)
- The Haze (1996) ... (created by)
- Retribution (1996) ... (created by)
- Isaiah's Daughter (1996) ... (created by)
- Bad Medicine (1996) ... (created by)
 1992 School Ties (screenplay) / (story)
  Mann & Machine (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 1992) (story by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992) ... (created by)
- Billion Dollar Baby (1992) ... (created by)
- Truth or Consequences (1992) ... (created by)
- Mann's Fate (1992) ... (created by)
- Torch Song (1992) ... (created by)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series) (created by - 3 episodes)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990) ... (created by)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 1 (1990) ... (created by)
- Crossover (1990) ... (created by)
  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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (Jeremy Fisk series #1): The Intercept See more »

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:

If you're going to the theater and the actor does not have a 'Law & Order' credit on the Playbill, it means he's just got off the bus [to New York], or is really a bad actor. See more »

Trivia:

Father was an advertising executive, mother a housewife. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses guest appearances as springboards for actors into regular cast roles. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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