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Ted Koppel


Ted Koppel was born on February 8, 1940 in Lancashire, England as Edward James Martin Koppel. He is known for his work on Koppel on Discovery (2006), ABC News Nightline (1980) and Nightline Up Close (2002). He has been married to Grace Anne Koppel since May 17, 1963. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Koppel on Discovery
(2006-2008)
ABC News Nightline
ABC News Nightline Editorial Department
(1981-2005)
Nightline Up Close
Nightline Up Close Editorial Department
(2003)
ABC Notebook
ABC Notebook Himself - Host
(1985)

Filmography

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 2006 Petra: A Quest for Hope (TV Movie documentary) (managing editor)
 2003 Nightline Up Close (TV Series) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- Elie Wiesel (2003) ... (managing editor)
 2002 ABC News Nightline (TV Series) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- Rescue: Tragedy on Mount Hood (2002) ... (managing editor)
 2001 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (managing editor - 1 episode)
- The Clinton Years (2001) ... (managing editor)
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Show Show Self (78 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Lights Out".

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ted Koppell

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

When asked if he is narcissistic: "No, I'm too ugly to be narcissistic." The Wall Street Journal describes him as "the pre-eminent TV interviewer in America", while The Los Angeles Times refers to him as "the undisputed reigning lion of tough TV interview journalism." See more »

Trivia:

Wife, Grace Anne Koppel, is an attorney, who worked full-time while Koppel held fast to his agreement to stay at home as a full-time dad early in their careers. See more »

Trademark:

His deep smooth mellow voice.

Nickname:

Red Top See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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