Ted Kotcheff Biography (1931-)

Full name, William Theodore Kotcheff; born April 7, 1931, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; married Laifun Chung; children: Thomas, Alexandra. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1934.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, producer, screenwriter, actor
Birth Details
April 7, 1931
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • (As William T. Kotcheff) Tiara Tahiti, Zenith, 1962
  • Life at the Top, Columbia, 1965
  • Two Gentlemen Sharing, American International, 1969
  • Outback (also known as Wake in Fright), United Artists, 1971
  • Billy Two Hats (also known as The Lady and the Outlaw), United Artists, 1973
  • The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (also known as L'apprentissage de Duddy Kravitz), Paramount, 1974
  • Fun with Dick and Jane, Columbia, 1977
  • Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (also known as Too Many Chefs, Someone Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe, Qualcuno sta uccidendo I piu grandi cuochi d'europa, and Die Schlemmerorgie), Warner Bros., 1978
  • North Dallas Forty, Paramount, 1979
  • First Blood (also known as Rambo: First Blood), Orion, 1982
  • Split Image (also known as Captured), Orion, 1982
  • Uncommon Valor, Paramount, 1983
  • Joshua Then and Now, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Switching Channels, Tri-Star, 1988
  • Weekend at Bernie's (also known as Hot and Cold), TwentiethCentury-Fox, 1989
  • Winter People, Columbia, 1989
  • Folks!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • The Shooter (also known as Desafio final and Hidden Assassin), 1995
  • Film Producer
  • Split Image (also known as Captured), Orion, 1982
  • The Check Is in the Mail, 1986
  • Film Executive Producer
  • Uncommon Valor, Paramount, 1983
  • Film Production Consultant
  • Why Shoot the Teacher, Ambassador-Quartet, 1977
  • Film Appearances
  • Jack Parker, Weekend at Bernie's (also known as Hot and Cold), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Co-executive producer, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 1999
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • What Are Families For?, 1993
  • Red Shoe Diaries 3: Another Woman's Lipstick, 1993
  • Family of Cops, 1995
  • A Strange Affair (also known as A Husband, a Wife and a Lover), 1996
  • Borrowed Hearts (also known as Borrowed Hearts: A Holiday Romance), 1997
  • Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly, CBS, 1999
  • Episodic
  • "After the Funeral," Armchair Theatre, 1960
  • Buddy Faro, 1998
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC, 1999
  • Specials
  • The Desperate Hours, ABC, 1967
  • "The Human Voice," ABC Stage 67, ABC, 1967
  • Of Mice and Men, ABC, 1968
  • Pilots
  • Rx for the Defense, ABC, 1973
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Himself, The Making of "First Blood," 1982.
  • Stage Work
  • Director of London productions of Progress the Park; Play witha Tiger; Luv; Maggie May; The Au Pair Man; and Have You Any Dirty Washing, Mother Dear?. Also worked on a production of Edna the Inebriate Woman, c. 1971.
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Frank Yablans and Peter Gent) North Dallas Forty (based on the novel by Gent), Paramount, 1979

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