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Born in Fishkill, New York, USA

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Ms. Rogoff is in the forefront of original television production, multimedia content, producing, and writing for theatre, television and CD-ROM.

For No Maps on My Taps (1979) she won a Nomination for Outstanding Writing Achievement from the Writers Guild of America. She was honored to sit as a Judge for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

She has worked as writer, producer and director on numerous award winning series: Sesame Street, Big Blue Marble, and Watch Your Mouth here in the US and Rehov Sum Sum in Israel (Israeli Sesame St.)

She was a WGA, East Foundation Fellow for dramatizing these two early twentieth century American icons. This passionate love story Love, Ben Love, Emma is based on correspondence between Emma Goldman and Dr. Ben Reitman. Love, Ben Love, Emma was originally produced to critical acclaim by Lucille Lortel (White Barn Theatre) on the East Coast in 1983, in 1993, in Los Angeles at the Tiffany Theatre starring J.T. Walsh.

Rogoff received her MFA from NYU, School of the Arts, in Directing. Among her numerous directing credits is: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee William's, The Labyrinth by Arrabal, Attempted Rescue by Megan Terry, the award winning ballet Journey and The In Crowd, a rock opera by J.E. Franklin

She founded the Amerikids USA Company developing, Amerikids ® as a pilot television series for ABC Network Television.

The first in this series, Pony Express Rider was published and released by McGraw-Hill Home Interactive for Christmas 1996 to critical acclaim. It won a Crystal Award, a Bessie Award, National Parenting Center Seal of Approval and a Family Channel Seal of Quality.

Most recently Bird Woman is the story of the Shoshone Indian guide who led the Lewis & Clark, Voyage of Discovery, across the dangerous Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. She has been working with Native Americans producers across the USA on this documentary on Sacagawea, Bird Woman.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: lynn rogoff

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