David L. Wolper

David Lloyd Wolper (Nova York, 11 de gener de 1928Beverly Hills, 10 d'agost de 2010) va ser un productor de cinema i de televisió estatunidenc.[1]

Infotaula de personaDavid L. Wolper
Biografia
Naixement11 gener 1928 modifica
Nova York modifica
Mort10 agost 2010 modifica (82 anys)
Beverly Hills (Califòrnia) modifica
Causa de mortCauses naturals modifica (Malaltia de Parkinson modifica)
Lloc d'enterramentForest Lawn Memorial Park modifica
Dades personals
FormacióUniversitat del Sud de Califòrnia modifica
Activitat
OcupacióProductor de cinema i director de cinema modifica
Premis

Lloc webdavidlwolper.com modifica
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Va produir sèries i pel·lícules com a Roots, The Thorn Birds, North and South, L.A. Confidential, i Un món de fantasia (1971). ambé va produir nombrosos documentals i sèries com a Biography (1961-63), The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV), Appointment with Destiny, This is Elvis, Four Days in November, Imagine: John Lennon, Visions of Eight (1973), entre altres. Va dirigir el 1959 el documental The Race for Space, que va ser nominat a un Oscar. La seva pel·lícula de 1971 (com a productor executiu) sobre l'estudi dels insectes The Hellstrom Chronicle va guanyar un Oscar.

Pel seu treball en televisió, el 1988 va rebre la seva estrella al Television Hall of Fame.[2] El seu treball anterior a 1968 és propietat de la col·lecció de Cube Entertainment (abans International Creative Exchange), la col·lecció posterior a 1970 és propietat de Warner Bros.

El 13 de març de 1974, una del seus equips que filmava una història del National Geographic Society sobre l'Australopithecus a la Mammoth Mountain Ski Area va morir quan el seu Corvair 440 de Sierra Pacific Airlines va caure a les White Mountains (Califòrnia) poc després de l'enlairament de l'aeroport d'Eastern Sierra a Bishop (Califòrnia), matant els 35 que anaven a bord, inclosos els 31 membres de l'equip de Wolper. El segment filmat es va recuperar de l'accident i es va emetre a la sèrie de televisió Primal Man. La causa de l'accident encara no s'ha resolt.[3]

Wolper va morir el 10 d'agost de 2010 de malaltia cardíaca i les complicacions de la malaltia de Parkinson a la seva casa de Beverly Hills als 82 anys. Wolper va ser sobreviscut per la seva esposa de 36 anys Glorida, els seus 3 fills d'un anterior matrimoni, Mark i Wolper Michael i la seva filla Leslie. Li sobreviuen també 10 néts.[4]

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La seva empresa va participar en les següents produccions. Va ser distribuïdor dels primers programes i es va convertir en productor executiu de The Race for Space el 1958.[5]

Year Show
1949 Funny Bunnies (36 episodis)
1953 Superman (90 episodis)
1954 Baseball Hall of Fame (75 episodis)
1954 O.S.S. (32 episodis)
1954 Grand Ole Opry (39 episodis)
1955 Congressional Investigator (26 episodis)
1958 Men from Boys - The First Eight Weeks
1958 The Race for Space
1959 Project: Man in Space
1960 Hollywood: The Golden Years
1961 Biography of a Rookie: The Willie Davis Story
1961 Rafer Johnson Story, TheThe Rafer Johnson Story
1962 Hollywood: The Great Stars
1962 Hollywood: The Fabulous Era
1962 D-Day June 6, 1944
1962 Biography
1962–1963 Story of...
1963 Hollywood and the Stars
1963 Escape to Freedom
1963 Kreboizen and Cancer: Thirteen Years of Bitter Conflict
1963 Passing Years: Rework of Story of a Year 1927, TheThe Passing Years: Rework of Story of a Year 1927
1963 Making of the President, 1960, TheThe Making of the President, 1960
1963–1964 Specials for United Artists
1964 Legend of Marilyn Monroe, TheThe Legend of Marilyn Monroe
1964 Quest for Peace, TheThe Quest for Peace
1964 Thousand Days: A Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, AA Thousand Days: A Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy
1964 Men in Crisis
1965 Four Days in November
1965 France: Conquest to Liberation
1965 Korea: The 38th Parallel
1965 Prelude to War (Beginning of World War II)
1965 Japan: A New Dawn over Asia (Japan in the 20th Century)
1965 007: The Incredible World of James Bond
1965 Let My People Go: The Story of Israel
1965 October Madness: The World Series
1965 Race for the Moon
1965 Miss Television U.S.A.
1965 Really Big Family: The Duke of Seattle & Their 18 Children, TheThe Really Big Family: The Duke of Seattle & Their 18 Children
1965 Revolution in Our Time
1965 Bold Men, TheThe Bold Men
1965 General, TheThe General
1965 Teenage Revolution, TheThe Teenage Revolution
1965 Way Out Men, TheThe Way Out Men
1965 In Search of Man
1965 Pro Football: Mayhem On A Sunday Afternoon
1965 Revolution in the 3 R's
1965 Thin Blue Line, TheThe Thin Blue Line
1965 In Search of Man
1965 Silent Partners
1965–1966 March of Time, TheThe March of Time
1965–1975 National Geographic Society Specials
1966 Making of the President, 1964, TheThe Making of the President, 1964
1966 Wall Street Where the Money Is
1966 Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House, AA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House
1966 Destination Safety
1966 China: Roots of Madness
1966–1968 World of Animals, TheThe World of Animals
1967 Big Land, TheThe Big Land
1967 Nation of Immigrants, AA Nation of Immigrants
1967 Untamed World
1967 Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hollywood, AA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hollywood
1967 Movin' with Nancy
1967–1968 Do Blondes Have More Fun?
1967–1968 Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau, TheThe Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau
1968 Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
1968 Dangerous Years, TheThe Dangerous Years
1968 California
1968 With Love, Sophia
1968 Monte Carlo: C'est La Rose
1968 Sophia: A Self Portrait
1968 Highlights of the Ice Capades 1968, TheThe Highlights of the Ice Capades 1968
1968 On the Trail of Stanley and Livingstone
1968 Hollywood: The Selznick Years
1968 Devil's Brigade, TheThe Devil's Brigade
1968 Making of the President, 1968, TheThe Making of the President, 1968
1969 Bridge at Remagen, TheThe Bridge at Remagen
1969 If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium
1969 Los Angeles: Where It's At
1970 Unfinished Journey of Robert F. Kennedy, TheThe Unfinished Journey of Robert F. Kennedy
1970 I Love My Wife
1970–1972 Plimpton Specials, TheThe Plimpton Specials
1971 Say Goodbye
1971 They've Killed President Lincoln
1971 Hellstrom Chronicle, TheThe Hellstrom Chronicle
1971 Un món de fantasia
1971–1973 Appointment With Destiny
1972 King, Queen, Knave
1972 One Is a Lonely Number
1972 Here Comes Tomorrow: The Fear Fighters
1972 Republican Party films
1972 Make Mine Red, White and Blue
1972 Top of The Month (3 especials de mitja hora)
1972 Of Thee I Sing
1972–1973 The Explorers
1973 500 Pound Jerk, TheThe 500 Pound Jerk
1973 Wattstax
1973 Visions of Eight
1973–1974 Primal Man Specials
1973–1975 American Heritage Specials, TheThe American Heritage Specials
1974 This Week In The NBA (Sèries de 20 mitges hores)
1974 NBA Game of the Week Featurettes
1974 Get Christie Love!
1974 Judgment Specials
1974 Morning After, TheThe Morning After
1974 Unwed Father
1974 Men of the Dragon
1974 First Woman President, TheThe First Woman President
1974 Love from A to Z
1974 Birds Do It, Bees Do It
1974 Animal Within, TheThe Animal Within
1974 Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
1974–1975 Get Christie Love!
1974–1975 Smithsonian Specials
1974–1975 Sandburg's Lincoln
1974–1976 Chico and the Man
1975 Death Stalk
1975 I Will Fight No More Forever
1975–1976 Welcome Back, Kotter
1976 Brenda Starr
1976 Collision Course
1976 Celebration: The American Spirit
1976 Unexplained, TheThe Unexplained
1976 Victory At Entebbe
1976 Mysteries of the Great Pyramids
1977 Roots
1978 Roots: One Year Later
1978 Roots: The Next Generations
1980 Moviola
1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow
1981 This Is Elvis
1981 Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter
1981 Small World
1981 Murder Is Easy
1982 Mystic Warrior, TheThe Mystic Warrior
1982 Casablanca
1983 Thorn Birds, TheThe Thorn Birds
1984 XXIIIrd Olympiad, Los Angeles 1984
1984 His Mistress
1985 North and South
1986 North and South: Book II
1986 Liberty Weekend
1987 Betty Ford Story, TheThe Betty Ford Story
1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story
1988 What Price Victory
1988 Imagine: John Lennon
1988 Roots: The Gift
1989 Plot to Kill Hitler, TheThe Plot to Kill Hitler
1989 Murder in Mississippi
1990 Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 1990
1990 Dillinger
1990 When You Remember Me
1991 Best of the Worst
1991 Bed of Lies
1992 Celebrations
1992 Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald
1993 Celebration of a Life: Steven J. Ross Chairman of Time Warner
1993 The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children?
1994 Heaven and Hell: North and South Book III
1994 On Trial
1994 Golf - The Greatest Game
1994 Heroes of the Game
1994 Without Warning
1994 Murder in the First
1995 Prince for a Day
1996 Thorn Birds: The Missing Years, TheThe Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
1996 Surviving Picasso
1997 L.A. Confidential
1998 Terror at the Mall
1998 Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary Show
1998 Will of Their Own, AA Will of Their Own
1998 Confirmation
1998 Legends, Icons and Superstars
1999 To Serve and Protect
1999 Celebrate the Century


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