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Peter W. Kunhardt


Peter W. Kunhardt was born on December 26, 1952 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Peter Whiting Kunhardt. He is a producer and director, known for Lincoln (1992), 20/20 (1978) and Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words (2014). He has been married to Suzanne S. Stern since September 12, 1981. They have four children. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Lincoln
Lincoln Producer
(1992)
20/20
20/20 Producer
(1985)

Filmography

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 2018 John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2018 King in the Wilderness (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2012-2017 Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 32 episodes)
- The Vanguard (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Puritans and Pioneers (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Unfamiliar Kin (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Impression (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Pioneers (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Africa's Great Civilizations (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2017 Becoming Warren Buffett (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Out of the Shadows (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Jim: The James Foley Story (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Living with Lincoln (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2013-2014 Makers: Women Who Make America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Women in War (2014) ... (executive producer - as Peter Kunhardt)
- Charting a New Course (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- Changing the World (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- Awakening (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
 2014 Makers: Women in Politics (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Makers: Women in Space (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Makers: Women in Hollywood (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2013 The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- A More Perfect Union (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- Rise! (1940-1968) (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- Into the Fire (1861-1890) (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
- The Age of Slavery (1800-1860) (2013) ... (executive producer - 2013)
 2012 MAKERS: Women Who Make America Video Archive (TV Series documentary short) (executive producer)
 2011 Gloria: In Her Own Words (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2010 Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Know Thyself (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Making America (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Becoming American (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Our American Stories (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 This Emotional Life (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Teddy: In His Own Words (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2009 Benjamin Latrobe: America's First Architect (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Looking for Lincoln (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 African American Lives (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- We Come from People (2008) ... (executive producer)
- The Past Is Another Country (2008) ... (executive producer)
- The Road Home (2008) ... (executive producer)
- A Way Out of No Way (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 'Til the River Runs Clear (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 The Road to 9/11 (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
  Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 16 episodes, 2003) (producer - 16 episodes, 2003)
- Safe for Democracy (2003) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Marching to Freedom Land (2003) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Let Freedom Ring (2003) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Depression and War (2003) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Democracy and Struggles (2003) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
 2002 In Memoriam: New York City (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2001 Echoes from the White House (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 1999 Radio City Music Hall: The Story Behind the Showplace (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- P.T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman (1995) ... (producer)
 1992 Justice Files (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie) (producer)
 1992 Marilyn: The Last Interview (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1990 A Search for Solid Ground: The Intifada Through Israeli Eyes (Documentary) (executive producer)
 1988 Life in Camelot: The Kennedy Years (Video documentary) (executive producer)
  Our World (TV Series) (series producer - 1 episode, 1987) (senior producer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Gone with the Wind: Making of a Classic... (1987) ... (series producer - as Peter Kunhardt)
- Worlds Apart: Summer 1939 (1987) ... (senior producer - as Peter Kunhardt)
 1985 20/20 (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 May 1985 (1985) ... (producer - segment "The Devil Worshippers")
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Trivia:

Lives with wife Suzy in Chappaqua, New York. He has four children: Peter, Abby, Teddy and George.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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