Gregory Hoblit Biography (1944-)

Full name, Gregory King Hoblot; born November 27, 1944, in Abilene, TX; son of Harold Foster (an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation) and Elizabeth Hubbard King; married Deborah Farentino (an actress); children: Molly, Sophie. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Contact: Abilene Pictures, 335 N. Maple Dr., Ste. 135, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director
Birth Details
November 27, 1944
Abilene, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Supervising producer, Paris, CBS, 1979
  • Executive producer, producer, and supervising producer, Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981-1987
  • Executive producer, Bay City Blues, NBC, 1983
  • Co-executive producer and producer, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986-1994
  • Producer, Hooperman, ABC, 1987-1989
  • Co-executive producer, Cop Rock, ABC, 1990
  • Producer, Civil Wars, ABC, 1991-1993
  • Executive producer, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993-
  • Pilots
  • Director and associate producer, Dr. Strange, CBS, 1978
  • Director, Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • Supervising producer, Every Stray Dog and Kid, NBC, 1981
  • Director, Bay City Blues, NBC, 1983
  • Director and producer, L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • Director, Hooperman, ABC, 1987
  • Director, Cop Rock, ABC, 1990
  • Director, Civil Wars, ABC, 1991
  • Director, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993
  • Producer, The Hall, CBS, 1999
  • Director, NYPD Blue 2069, Fox, 2003
  • Director and executive producer, The E Team, ABC, 2003
  • Movies
  • Producer, Vampire, 1979
  • Producer and director, Roe vs. Wade, NBC, 1989
  • Director, Class of '61, ABC, 1993
  • Miniseries
  • Associate producer, Loose Change (also known as Those RestlessYears), NBC, 1978
  • Specials
  • Worked on the documentary The Los Altos Story, 1990.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Fecund Hand Rose," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • "Rittes of Spring: Parts 1 & 2," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • "Hearts and Minds," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • "Blood and Money," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981
  • "Freedom's Last Stand," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • "Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • "Trial by Fury," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • "A Hair of the Dog," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1982
  • "Parting Is Such Sweep Sorrow," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Eva's Brawn," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Rookie Nookie," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Fowl Play," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • "Queen for a Day," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985
  • "Grin and Bear It," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985
  • "Those Lips, That Eye," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • "The Wizard of Odds," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987
  • "The Answer My Friend, Is Passing in the Wind," Hooperman, ABC, 1987
  • "Goodbye, Judge Green," Equal Justice, 1990
  • NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993-1994
  • Also directed "Ill-Gotten Gains," Cop Rock.
  • Film Work
  • Director, Dawn Horse (documentary), 1972
  • Director, Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996
  • Director, Fallen, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Director and producer, Frequency, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Producer and director, Hart's War, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, The Science & Technology Behind "Frequency," 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Shoot, April 1, 1994, p. 7; March 29, 1996, p. S104

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