Dick Wolf

"Every show is born under a death sentence. They just don't tell you the date of execution."

Two-time Emmy winner Dick Wolf, one of television's most respected drama series creator/producers, is the architect of one of the most successful brands in the history of television – "Law & Order". Wolf serves as creator and executive producer of the "Law & Order" drama series from Wolf Films and Universal Media Studios – "Law & Order", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent".

Wolf developed "Chicago Fire", a drama about a group of men and women working at the Chicago Fire Department. The series was picked up by NBC for the fall of 2012. Followed in 2014 by "Chicago P.D.", revolving around the Chicago Police Department and "Chicago Med", set in a Chicago hospital, in 2015. "Chicago Justice" was ordered to pilot in 2016 for a potential launch during the 2016-2017 season.

Wolf's company also produced "Twin Towers", the 2003 Academy Award-winning short documentary about two brothers, one a policeman and the other a fireman, who lost their lives in the line of duty on September 11.

In 2007, Wolf executive produced the critically-acclaimed HBO original movie "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee", which won six Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie. The film tells the tragic and powerful story of the subjugation and cultural extermination of the Native American, and garnered a record 17 Emmy nominations, the most of the 2006-2007 television season. The film also received the prestigious Broadcast Film Critics Association's Critics' Choice Award for Best Picture Made for Television.

Wolf has been a creative force in television for more than 30 years, with an illustrious career as a top advertising executive and continuing as one of television's most prolific producer/writers with such series as "Hill Street Blues", "Miami Vice", "South Beach", "Feds" and "Players". Among his feature film credits is the screenplay for the hit Paramount release "School Ties", writer and executive producer of "Masquerade" and writer and producer of "No Man's Land".

His personal honors include such awards as the prestigious Award of Excellence from the Banff Television Festival; the 2002 Creative Achievement Award from NATPE and the 2007 Brandon Tartikoff Award; the Producer's Guild of America's Norman Lear Showmanship Award; the Anti-Defamation League's Distinguished Entertainment Industry Award; the DGA Honors; the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award; the Governor's Award by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; the 1997 Achievement Award from the Caucus for Producers, Writers, and Directors; the 1998 Television Showman of the Year Award from the Publicist's Guild of America; and the 2002 Tribute from the Museum of Television and Radio. On March 29, 2007, Wolf received a star on Hollywood's world-famous Walk of Fame.

Wolf is also an Honorary Consul of Monaco and is actively involved in the principality's prestigious annual television festival, and is its primary liaison with the entertainment community.

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Crew Credits

Chicago Justice (2017)
Show crew as Executive Producer (2 episodes)
Show crew as Creator (2 episodes)
Chicago Med (2015)
Show crew as Executive Producer (23 episodes)
Show crew as Creator (23 episodes)
Cold Justice: Sex Crimes (2015)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Nightwatch (2015)
Show crew as Executive Producer (2 episodes)
3AM (2015)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Show crew as Creator (34 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer (34 episodes)
Episode crew as Story (4 episodes)
Cold Justice (2013)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Chicago Fire (2012)
Show crew as Executive Producer (31 episodes)
Episode crew as Story (6 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer
Law & Order: Los Angeles (2010)
Show crew as Creator (22 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Story
Law & Order: UK (2009)
Show crew as Creator (53 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Закон и Порядок. Отдел оперативных расследований (2007)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Закон и Порядок. Преступный умысел (2007)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Show crew as Creator
Paris Enquêtes Criminelles (2007)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Conviction (2006)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005)
Show crew as Creator (13 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer (13 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer
L.A. Dragnet (2003)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Show crew as Creator
Crime & Punishment (2002)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Show crew as Creator (195 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Deadline (2000)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Show crew as Creator (397 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer (22 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer
  • Episode 1x01: Payback (Sep 20, 1999)
Episode crew as Story (3 episodes)
Swift Justice (1996)
Show crew as Creator
New York Undercover (1994)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Mann & Machine (1992)
Show crew as Creator
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Story
Law & Order (1990)
Show crew as Creator (460 episodes)
Show crew as Executive Producer (2 episodes)
Episode crew as Writer
Miami Vice (1984)
Show crew as Executive Producer
Episode crew as Writer (5 episodes)
Episode crew as Story (3 episodes)
Law & Order: You the Jury ()
Show crew as Executive Producer
Law & Order: True Crime ()
Show crew as Executive Producer