Ted Kotcheff


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William Theodore Kotcheff was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Bulgarian parents from Plovdiv. He graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto. He began his professional career directing TV drama at age 24 at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, at the time becoming the youngest director in the CBC. After two ... See full bio »

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(1989)
First Blood Director
(1982)
Wake in Fright Director
(1971)

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  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (executive producer - 264 episodes, 2000 - 2012) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Rhodium Nights (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Father's Shadow (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Official Story (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Theatre Tricks (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Spiraling Down (2011) ... (executive producer)
 1986 The Check Is in the Mail... (executive producer - uncredited)
 1983 Uncommon Valor (executive producer)
 1982 Split Image (producer)
 1958-1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- The Last Tycoon (1959) ... (producer - as William Kotcheff)
- Emperor Jones (1958) ... (producer - as William Kotcheff)
 1957 First Performance (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Ice on Fire (1957) ... (producer - as William T. Kotcheff)
 1956-1957 On Camera (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Romantic Interlude (1957) ... (producer - as William T. Kotcheff)
- A Godmother for Amy (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Big League Goalie (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- The Witness (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Reunion (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
 1956-1957 Encounter (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- 99 Times Around the Block (1957) ... (producer - as W.T. Kotcheff)
- Distinguished Gathering (1956) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Stage: Directed musical "Maggie May". See more »

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Alternate Names:

W.T. Kotcheff | William T. Kotcheff | William Kotcheff

Spouse:

Sylvia Kay  (divorced)  (3 children) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I am not the judge of my characters. I am their best witness.

Star Sign:

Aries

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