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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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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Chicago Med (TV Series) (creator) (announced)
 2013-2015 Cold Justice (TV Series) (40 episodes)
- Smoking Gun (2015) ... (creator)
- Justice Served (2015) ... (creator)
- Trip to Nowhere (2015) ... (creator)
- Lying in Wait (2015) ... (creator)
- Devoted (2015) ... (creator)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (created by - 366 episodes, 1999 - 2015) (story by - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Surrendering Noah (2015) ... (creator)
- Parents' Nightmare (2015) ... (creator)
- Perverted Justice (2015) ... (creator)
- Daydream Believer (2015) ... (creator)
- Granting Immunity (2015) ... (creator)
  Chicago P.D. (TV Series) (created by - 38 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (story by - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Born Into Bad News (2015) ... (creator)
- Push the Pain Away (2015) ... (creator)
- There's My Girl (2015) ... (creator)
- The Number of Rats (2015) ... (creator)
- The Three Gs (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) (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 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) (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 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:

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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:

Desperate Housewives is a cultural phenomenon. But, in my mind, it's a sprinter. These shows (the Law & Order shows) are marathon runners. These shows are designed to run for unreasonable periods of time. See more »

Trivia:

Was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity while a student at the University of Pennsylvania. 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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