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David Milch


David Milch was born on March 23, 1945 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Hill Street Blues (1981), NYPD Blue (1993) and Deadwood (2004). He has been married to Rita Stern since 1982. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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(1982-1987)
NYPD Blue Writer
(1993-2005)
Deadwood Writer
(2004-2006)
(1997-1998)

Filmography

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 2019 Deadwood: The Movie (TV Movie) (written by)
 2019 True Detective (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Hour and the Day (2019) ... (written by)
 2014 The Money (TV Movie) (screenplay)
  Luck (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (written by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head (2012) ... (creator)
- Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm (2012) ... (creator)
- Ace Pitches a Deal (2012) ... (creator)
- Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys (2012) ... (creator)
 2009 Last of the Ninth (TV Movie) (pilot)
  John from Cincinnati (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2007) (written by - 1 episode, 2007)
- His Visit: Day Nine (2007) ... (creator)
- His Visit: Day Eight (2007) ... (creator)
- His Visit: Day Seven (2007) ... (creator)
- His Visit: Day Six (2007) ... (creator)
- His Visit: Day Five (2007) ... (creator)
  Deadwood (TV Series) (created by - 36 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (written by - 5 episodes, 2004 - 2006)
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) ... (creator)
- The Catbird Seat (2006) ... (creator)
- A Constant Throb (2006) ... (creator)
- Amateur Night (2006) ... (creator)
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) ... (creator)
  NYPD Blue (TV Series) (created by - 261 episodes, 1993 - 2005) (story by - 93 episodes, 1993 - 2000) (teleplay by - 11 episodes, 1993 - 2000) (written by - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1997)
- Moving Day (2005) ... (creator)
- Bale to the Chief (2005) ... (creator)
- Lenny Scissorhands (2005) ... (creator)
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... (creator)
  Big Apple (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes, 2001) (written by - 2 episodes, 2001)
- Episode #1.8 (2001) ... (story)
- Episode #1.7 (2001) ... (story)
- Follow the Blender (2001) ... (story)
- A Ministering Angel (2001) ... (story)
- A Passport to the Universe (2001) ... (story)
  Brooklyn South (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story - 9 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (story and teleplay - 2 episodes, 1997) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Queens for a Day (1998) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- Skel in a Cell (1998) ... (creator)
- Cinnamon Buns (1998) ... (creator) / (story)
- Doggonit (1998) ... (creator)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... (creator)
  Total Security (TV Series) (created by - 12 episodes, 1997) (story by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Look Who's Stalking (1997) ... (creator)
- Who's Poppa? (1997) ... (creator)
- Citizen Canine (1997) ... (creator)
- Looking for Mr. Goombah (1997) ... (creator)
- Dental Men Prefer Blondes (1997) ... (creator)
 1995 Murder One (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Chapter One (1995) ... (teleplay)
 1991-1992 Civil Wars (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Grin and Bare It (1992) ... (written by)
- Daveja-Vu All Over Again (1991) ... (written by)
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Back to the Suture (1992) ... (written by)
  Capital News (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1990) (written by - 1 episode, 1990)
- Tapes of Wrath (1990) ... (creator)
- King for a Day (1990) ... (creator)
- Here Comes the Sun (1990) ... (creator)
- D.C. Tree (1990) ... (creator)
- Best Little Whorehouse in Virginia (1990) ... (creator)
  Beverly Hills Buntz (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Terry and the Pirates (1988) ... (creator)
- Cannon-Aid (1988) ... (creator)
- Ad Astra Per Peoria (1988) ... (creator)
- A Falcone in the Hand (1988) ... (creator)
- A Christmas Carol (1988) ... (creator)
 1988 Home Free (TV Movie) (written by)
  Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (story by - 48 episodes, 1983 - 1986) (teleplay by - 42 episodes, 1982 - 1986) (executive story editor - 29 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (story editor - 15 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (written by - 8 episodes, 1982 - 1987) (television story by - 2 episodes, 1983)
- It Ain't Over Till It's Over (1987) ... (written by)
- Amazing Grace (1986) ... (story by)
- I Come on My Knees (1986) ... (written by)
- Suitcase (1986) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Look Homeward, Ninja (1986) ... (written by)
 1983 Bay City Blues (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zircons Are Forever (1983) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of the book "True Blue: The Real Stories Behind 'NYPD Blue'" (w/Bill Clark). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Spouse:

Rita Stern  (3 children)
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Trivia:

He has struggled with addictions to heroin, alcohol and gambling. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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