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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 - 52 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (story by - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- The Song of Gregory William Yates (2016) ... (creator)
- Hit Me (2016) ... (creator)
- Looking Out for Stateville (2016) ... (creator)
- Knocked the Family Right Out (2016) ... (creator)
- Now I'm God (2016) ... (creator)
 2015-2016 Chicago Med (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes)
- Choices (2016) ... (creator)
- Reunion (2016) ... (creator)
- Saints (2016) ... (creator)
- Bound (2016) ... (creator)
- Malignant (2016) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (created by - 381 episodes, 1999 - 2016) (story by - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Collateral Damages (2016) ... (creator)
- Nationwide Manhunt (2016) ... (creator)
- Forty-One Witnesses (2016) ... (creator)
- A Misunderstanding (2016) ... (creator)
- Townhouse Incident (2016) ... (creator)
 2015 Cold Justice: Sex Crimes (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes)
- Lost in the Footprints (2015) ... (creator)
- A Case Not Forgotten (2015) ... (creator)
- The Back Room (2015) ... (creator)
- A Serial Case (2015) ... (creator)
- The Darkest Night (2015) ... (creator)
 2013-2015 Cold Justice (TV Series) (created by - 49 episodes)
- In the Neighborhood Part 2 (2015) ... (creator)
- In the Neighborhood: Part 1 (2015) ... (creator)
- Justice Served (2015) ... (creator)
- Trajectory (2015) ... (creator)
- Up in Flames (Johnson County, IA) (2015) ... (creator)
 2013-2015 Chicago Fire (TV Series) (story by - 6 episodes)
- I Am the Apocalypse (2015) ... (story by)
- Forgive You Anything (2015) ... (story by)
- Nobody Touches Anything (2014) ... (story by)
- A Dark Day (2014) ... (story by)
- Let Her Go (2013) ... (story by)
 2009-2014 Law & Order: UK (TV Series) (original series created by - 52 episodes)
- Hard Stop (2014) ... (original series created by)
- Bad Romance (2014) ... (original series created by)
- Customs (2014) ... (original series created by)
- Pride (2014) ... (original series created by)
- I Predict a Riot (2014) ... (original series created by)
  Law & Order: LA (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (story by - 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 by - 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 by - 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) (created by - 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)
 2004 Law & Order: Justice Is Served (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2002-2004 Crime & Punishment (TV Series documentary) (created by - 23 episodes)
- People vs. Joseph Villarino (2003) ... (creator)
- People vs. Bernard Cutts (2003) ... (creator)
- People vs. Delia Contreras (2003) ... (creator)
 2003 Law & Order II: Double or Nothing (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series) (creator)
 2002 Law & Order: Dead on the Money (Video Game) (creator "Law & Order")
 2000-2001 Arrest & Trial (TV Series documentary) (created by - 16 episodes)
- Noriega (2001) ... (creator)
- Iceman: Mob Killer (2001) ... (creator)
- Spittin Bullets (2000) ... (creator)
- Tequilla Sunset (2000) ... (creator)
- Armando Garcia (2000) ... (creator)
  Deadline (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (story by - 4 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2000)
- Shock (2001) ... (creator)
- Red Herring (2001) ... (creator) / (story by)
- The First Commandment (2001) ... (creator)
- Just Lie Back (2001) ... (creator)
- The Undesirables (2001) ... (creator)
  New York Undercover (TV Series) (created by - 89 episodes, 1994 - 1999) (story by - 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)
 1997-1998 Players (TV Series) (created by - 18 episodes)
- Con-Vivants (1998) ... (creator)
- Con-undrum (1998) ... (creator)
- Con-tamination (1998) ... (creator)
- Con-spiracy (1998) ... (creator)
- Con-strained (1998) ... (creator)
 1997 Feds (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Smoking Gun (1997) ... (co-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)
  South Beach (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 1993) (story by - 1 episode, 1993)
- I Witness (1993) ... (creator)
- Wild Thing (1993) ... (creator)
- Skin and bones (1993) ... (creator)
- Stake Out (1993) ... (creator)
- Pirates of the Caribbean (1993) ... (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 - 13 episodes)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990) ... (creator)
- Kill or Be Killed (1990) ... (creator)
- Desert Run (1990) ... (creator)
- Crossover (1990) ... (creator)
- Home Again (1990) ... (creator)
  H.E.L.P. (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1990) (story by - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Undue Force (1990) ... (creator)
- To Everything, There Is a Season (1990) ... (creator)
- Steam Heat (1990) ... (creator)
- The Children's Hour (1990) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Are You There, Alpha Centauri? (1990) ... (creator)
 1989-1990 Christine Cromwell (TV Series) (created by - 4 episodes)
- Only the Good Die Young (1990) ... (creator)
- In Vino Veritas (1990) ... (creator)
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1989) ... (creator)
- Things That Go Bump in the Night (1989) ... (creator)
  Gideon Oliver (TV Series) (created by - 5 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 by - 5 episodes, 1986) (story by - 3 episodes, 1986) (written by - 2 episodes, 1985)
- Jagga the Hunk (1986) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Iced Coffey (1986) ... (story by)
- Scales of Justice (1986) ... (teleplay by)
- Das Blues (1986) ... (teleplay by)
- Say It as It Plays (1986) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 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:

Novel (Jeremy Fisk series #2): The Execution 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:

(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:

Classmate of George W. Bush at Phillips Academy, Andover (Class of '64). Named to Andover's list of notable alumni. See more »

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Frequently bases Stories on Real-Life Events See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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