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Dick Wolf was born on December 20, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). He has been married to Noelle Lippman since June 17, 2006. They have two children. He was previously married to Christine ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Law & Order Producer
(1990-2022)
(2001-2011)
(2021-2023)

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  On Call (TV Series) (producer) (pre-production)
 2018-2023 FBI (TV Series) (executive producer - 88 episodes)
- Episode #6.1 (2023) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #5.10 (2023) ... (executive producer)
- Fortunate Son (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Into the Fire (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Ready or Not (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021-2023 FBI: International (TV Series) (executive producer - 27 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2023) ... (executive producer)
- Yesterday's Miracle (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Copper Pots and Daggers (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Money Is Meaningless (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Say Her Name Again (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2023 FBI: Most Wanted (TV Series) (executive producer - 59 episodes)
- Episode #5.1 (2023) ... (executive producer)
- Karma (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Patent Pending (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Chains (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Gold Diggers (2022) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2022 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (executive producer - 524 episodes)
- And a Trauma in a Pear Tree (2022) ... (executive producer)
- A Better Person (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Ball (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Controlled Burn (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Breakwater (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021-2022 Law & Order: Organized Crime (TV Series) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- Whipping Post (2022) ... (executive producer)
- All That Glitters (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Blaze of Glory (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Behind Blue Eyes (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Spirit in the Sky (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2022 Chicago Fire (TV Series) (executive producer - 225 episodes)
- A Beautiful Life (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Angry Is Easier (2022) ... (executive producer)
- All-Out Mystery (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Haunted House (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Center of the Universe (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2022 Chicago Med (TV Series) (executive producer - 149 episodes)
- Everyone's Fighting a Battle You Know Nothing About (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Clothes Make the Man... Or Do They? (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Mama Said There Would Be Days Like This (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Yep, This Is the World We Live In (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Teacher (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2022 Chicago P.D. (TV Series) (executive producer - 193 episodes)
- Under the Skin (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Into the Deep (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Sympathetic Reflex (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Pink Cloud (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Dónde Vives (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2022 Cold Justice (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 81 episodes)
- Shot in the Dark (2022) ... (executive producer)
- A Mother's Last Words (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Fatal Betrayal (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Horror in the Home (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Family Betrayal (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Final Moments (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Streets Are Talking (2022) ... (executive producer)
- She Never Showed (2022) ... (executive producer)
- A Convenient Crime (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Murder at the Creek (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Things You Can't Unsee (2022) ... (executive producer)
 1990-2022 Law & Order (TV Series) (executive producer - 459 episodes)
- Fault Lines (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Filtered Life (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Right Thing (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Rubber Room (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Love Eternal (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2022 BTK: Confession of a Serial Killer (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 Dark Woods (Podcast Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Yes or No (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Eureka (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Disappear (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Moving Parts (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Raid (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Alex Murdaugh: Death. Deception. Power (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Naked Singularity (executive producer)
 2017-2020 Criminal Confessions (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- Cold Justice Confessions (2020) ... (executive producer)
- A Helpful Witness (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Two Fires, One Victim (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Professional Suspect (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Not My DNA (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2019 New York Undercover (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2019 Murder for Hire (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Woman on a Mission (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Double Life (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Not Your Average Grandma (2019) ... (executive producer)
- All or Nothing (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Wrong Side of the Law (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Hunted (Podcast Series) (executive producer)
 2019 First Responders Live (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Nightwatch Nation (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- We Are Nightwatch Nation (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Trauma Drama (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Testing Fate (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Back from the Brink (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Racing the Clock (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Law & Order True Crime (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Menendez Murders: Episode 8 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Menendez Murders: Episode 7 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Menendez Murders: Episode 6 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Menendez Murders: Episode 5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Menendez Murders: Episode 4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Super (producer)
 2017 Inside the FBI: New York (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Ground Zero to Chelsea (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Global Fight (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Gangs and Gangsters (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The New FBI (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Deviant Crimes (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Chicago Justice (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Tycoon (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Fool Me Twice (2017) ... (executive producer)
- AQD (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Drill (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Comma (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2017 Nightwatch (TV Series) (executive producer - 44 episodes)
- Thin Blue Line (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Tough Love (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Teenage Wasteland (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Freak Show (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Always Remain Calm (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Cold Justice: Sex Crimes (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Lost in the Footprints (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Case Not Forgotten (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Back Room (2015) ... (executive producer)
- A Serial Case (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Darkest Night (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Cold Justice: Justice Served (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Super Great Daddy Day (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 3AM (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- This One's Just for the Stories (2015) ... (executive producer)
- You Have to Find Your Own Resolution (2015) ... (executive producer)
- You Need a Freelance Boo (2015) ... (executive producer)
- It Smells Like Balls in Here (2015) ... (executive producer)
- There's Temptation Everywhere (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2015 Dead Again (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Death to the Doctor (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Millionaire Murder (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Man Talking Part Two (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Dead Man Talking Part One (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Stabbed in the Back (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Stars Earn Stripes (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Stolen Intelligence, Harbor Demolition (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rapid Detonation (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Search and Destroy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Amphibious Assault (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2009-2011 Law & Order: UK (TV Series) (executive producer - 37 episodes)
- Fault Lines (2011) ... (executive producer: Wolf Films)
- Dawn Till Dusk (2011) ... (executive producer: Wolf Films)
- Line Up (2011) ... (executive producer: Wolf Films)
- Trial (2011) ... (executive producer: Wolf Films)
- Haunted (2011) ... (executive producer: Wolf Films)
 2010-2011 Law & Order: LA (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Westwood (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Van Nuys (2011) ... (executive producer)
- El Sereno (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Carthay Circle (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Plummer Park (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2001-2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) (executive producer - 195 episodes)
- To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Icarus (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Cadaver (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Trophy Wine (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Street in Manhattan (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Lost & Found (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Home Is Where You Find It (Documentary short) (producer)
 2009 When You're Strange (Documentary) (producer)
 2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Conviction (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Hostage (2006) ... (executive producer)
- 180.80 (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Indiscretion (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Deliverance (2006) ... (executive producer)
- The Wall (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2005-2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Boys Will Be Boys (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Day (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Blue Wall (2005) ... (executive producer)
- The Line (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2002-2004 Crime & Punishment (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- People vs. McPherson, Bubeck & People vs. Chastang (2004) ... (executive producer)
- People vs. Tianna Thomas & People vs. Charles Mambane (2004) ... (executive producer)
- People v. Terry Hall (2004) ... (executive producer)
- People v. Brenda Cook & People v. Lawrence Marsh (2004) ... (executive producer)
- People v. George Waller Jr. & Lawrence Calhoun (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2003-2004 Dragnet (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Riddance (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Killing Fields (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Retribution (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Frame of Mind (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Abduction (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2003 Twin Towers (Documentary short) (producer)
 2000-2001 Deadline (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Shock (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Red Herring (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The First Commandment (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Just Lie Back (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Undesirables (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Arrest & Trial (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Burning Love (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Baby Snatcher (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Burning of Cross (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 D.C. (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Guns and Roses (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Trust (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Party (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Blame (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Justice (2000) ... (executive producer)
 1994-1999 New York Undercover (TV Series) (executive producer - 88 episodes)
- Catharsis (1999) ... (executive producer)
- The Troubles (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Going Native (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Sign o' the Times (1998) ... (executive producer)
- The Unusual Suspects (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1998 The Invisible Man (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 Exiled (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997-1998 Players (TV Series) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Con-Vivants (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Con-undrum (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Con-tamination (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Con-spiracy (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Con-strained (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Feds (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Smoking Gun (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Somebody's Lyin (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Missing Pieces (1997) ... (executive producer)
- The War Against Crime (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Do No Harm (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Stones (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Haze (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Retribution (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Isaiah's Daughter (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Bad Medicine (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1995 The Wright Verdicts (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Family Matters (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Eyes of God (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Unlucky Star (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Sins of the Father (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Special Prosecutor (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1993 South Beach (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- School for Scandal (1993) ... (executive producer)
- I Witness (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Wild Thing (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Skin and bones (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Stake Out (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Fire with Fire (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Our Denial (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Simple Trust (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Cold, Cold Heart (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Billion Dollar Baby (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Truth or Consequences (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Mann's Fate (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Torch Song (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1992 The Human Factor (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Do the Right Thing (1992) ... (executive producer)
- A Gift from Frankie Perazzo (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Between the Sheets (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Second Opinions (1992) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (1992) ... (executive producer)
 1990-1991 Nasty Boys (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Blaze of Glory (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 2 (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Kill or Be Killed (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Desert Run (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Crossover (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1990 H.E.L.P. (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Undue Force (1990) ... (executive producer)
- To Everything, There Is a Season (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Steam Heat (1990) ... (executive producer)
- The Children's Hour (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Are You There, Alpha Centauri? (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1989-1990 Christine Cromwell (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Only the Good Die Young (1990) ... (executive producer)
- In Vino Veritas (1990) ... (executive producer)
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Things That Go Bump in the Night (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1989 The Last Plane from Coramaya (Video) (producer)
 1989 Nasty Boys (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Kennonite (1989) ... (executive producer)
- By the Waters of Babylon (1989) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Plane from Coramaya (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Tongs (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Sleep Well, Professor Oliver (1989) ... (executive producer)
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (co-producer - 24 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Mirror Image (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Deliver Us from Evil (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Blood & Roses (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
- Badge of Dishonor (1988) ... (co-executive producer)
 1988 Masquerade (executive producer)
 1987 No Man's Land (producer)
 1978 Skateboard (producer - as Richard A. Wolf)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard A. Wolf | Richard Wolf

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)

Spouse:

Noelle Lippman  (separated)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Olivia Wolf | See more »

Parents:

George Wolf | Marie G. (Gaffney) Wolf
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I get bored with establishing shots of people getting out of cars and walking into buildings, getting into elevators and then 45 seconds later they have a line. See more »

Trivia:

Was an altar boy at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York back when Cardinal Spellman was Archbishop. See more »

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Often uses guest appearances as springboards for actors into regular cast roles. See more »

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