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Ted Kotcheff

Film Director / Film Producer | * 04/07/1931 (88) | Toronto, Canada
William Theodore Kotcheff (born April 7, 1931) is a Bulgarian-Canadian film and television director and producer, known primarily for his work on several high-profile British and American television productions such as Armchair Theatre and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He has also directed numerous successful films including the seminal Australian classic Wake in Fright, action films such as the original Rambo movie First Blood and Uncommon Valor, and comedies like Weekend at Bernie's, Fun with Dick and Jane, and North Dallas Forty. He is sometimes credited as William T. Kotcheff, and currently resides in Beverly Hills, California. Given his ancestry, Kotcheff has Bulgarian citizenship. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Movies with Ted Kotcheff as Actor(3)

as Himeself2017 Erase and Forget
as Marty Peretz2003 Shattered Glass
as Jack Parker1989 Weekend at Bernie's

Movies with Ted Kotcheff as Crew(33)

Directing/Director2014 Fearless
Directing/Director1997 Borrowed Hearts
Directing/Director1996 A Husband, a Wife and a Lover
Directing/Director1995 Family of Cops
Directing/Director1995 Hidden Assassin
Directing/Director1995 Red Shoe Diaries 5: Weekend Pass
Directing/Director1992 Folks!
Directing/Director1989 Winter People
Directing/Director1989 Weekend at Bernie's
Directing/Director1988 Switching Channels
Directing/Director1985 Joshua Then and Now
Directing/Director1983 Uncommon Valor
Production/Executive Producer1983 Uncommon Valor
Directing/Director1982 First Blood
Directing/Director1982 Split Image
Production/Producer1982 Split Image
Directing/Director1979 North Dallas Forty
Writing/Screenplay1979 North Dallas Forty
Directing/Director1977 Fun with Dick and Jane
Directing/Director1974 Billy Two Hats
Directing/Director1972 Ackerman, Dougall and Harker
Directing/Director1971 Wake in Fright
Directing/Director1971 Edna: The Inebriate Woman
Directing/Director1969 Two Gentlemen Sharing
Directing/Director1967 The Desperate Hours
Directing/Director1966 The Human Voice
Directing/Director1965 Life at the Top
Directing/Director1962 Tiara Tahiti
Directing/Director1959 Hot Summer Night

TV Shows/Series with Ted Kotcheff as Crew(5)

Directing/Director1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Directing/Director1986 Casualty
Directing/Director1970 Play for Today
Directing/Director1966 ABC Stage 67
Directing/Director1963 Espionage

Citizenship: Canada
Born: Tuesday, 04/07 1931 (April) in Toronto (current age: 88 years + 71 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Toronto
Spouses (current/former): Sylvia Kay
Ted Kotcheff frequently works together with these people:
Tammy Cheung (10x, Crew)
Lynn Stalmaster (6x, Crew)
Zalman King (5x, Crew)
Jill Abbinanti (5x, Crew)
Warren Leight (5x, Crew)
Julie Martin (4x, Crew)
Remi Adefarasin (4x, Crew)
Thom Noble (4x, Crew)
Eric Willner (4x, Cast)
Arif Biria (4x, Crew)
Iain Cuthbertson (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6448, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/07/2019