Howard W. Koch, Jr. Biography (1945-)

Full name, Howard Winchel Koch, Jr.; born December 14, 1945, in Los Angeles,CA; son of Howard Winchel (a director, producer, and actor) and Ruth (maidenname, Pincus) Koch; married; children: William (an actor; billed as Billy Koch), Emily, Robert.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, studio executive
Birth Details
December 14, 1945
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Executive Producer
  • The Other Side of Midnight, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • Heaven Can Wait, Paramount, 1978
  • The Frisco Kid (also known as No Knife), Warner Bros., 1979
  • Dragonslayer, Paramount, 1981
  • Necessary Roughness, Paramount, 1991
  • Wayne's World, Paramount, 1992
  • Sliver (also known as Sliver--Gier der Augen), Paramount, 1993
  • The Temp, Paramount, 1993
  • Wayne's World 2, Paramount, 1993
  • Virtuosity, Paramount, 1995
  • Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996
  • Collateral Damage, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Producer
  • Beyond Reason, 1977
  • Airplane! (also known as Flying High), Paramount, 1980
  • (With Gene Kirkwood) The Idolmaker, United Artists, 1980
  • (With Dan Boyd) Honky Tonk Freeway, Universal, 1981
  • Some Kind of Hero, Paramount, 1981
  • Airplane II: The Sequel (also known as Flying High II), Paramount, 1982
  • (With Kirkwood) Gorky Park, Orion, 1983
  • The Keep, Paramount, 1983
  • (With Kirkwood) A Night in Heaven, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • The Pope of Greenwich Village, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1984
  • Rooftops, New Visions, 1989
  • (With Dave Bell) The Long Walk Home, Miramax, 1991
  • (With Ted Field and Robert W. Cort) Collision Course, HBO Home Video, 1992
  • Losing Isaiah, Paramount, 1995
  • (As Hawk Koch; with Fran Drescher, Todd Graff, and Peter Marc Jacobson) The Beautician and the Beast, Paramount, 1997
  • (As Hawk Koch) Frequency, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • (As Hawk Koch) Keeping the Faith, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Assistant Director
  • The April Fools, National General, 1969
  • The Baby Maker, National General, 1970
  • Getting Straight, Columbia, 1970
  • Fools' Parade (also known as Dynamite Man from Glory Jail),Columbia, 1971
  • Going Home, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1971
  • The Hired Hand, Universal, 1971
  • Something Big, National General, 1971
  • Bad Company, Paramount, 1972
  • Up the Sandbox, National General, 1972
  • (As Howard Koch, Jr.) The Way We Were, Columbia, 1973
  • Chinatown, Paramount, 1974
  • The Parallax View, Paramount, 1974
  • Marathon Man, Paramount, 1976
  • Heaven Can Wait, Paramount, 1978
  • Second Assistant Director
  • This Property Is Condemned, Paramount, 1966
  • Pendulum, Columbia, 1969
  • Associate Producer
  • (And first assistant director) The Drowning Pool, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Once Is Not Enough (also known as Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough), Paramount, 1975

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