Rift Fournier Net Worth

Rift Fournier Net Worth is
$4 Million

Rift Fournier Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Rift Fournier (1936 – October 6, 2013) was an American writer, screenwriter and television producer. Fournier, who lost the ability to walk at 17-years-old due to polio, had a long and diverse career in television. He wrote episodes of numerous television series, including Baretta, Charlie's Angels, Highway to Heaven, Hell Town, Kojak, Matlock, and NYPD Blue.Fournier was born in 1936 in Wichita, Kansas, and raised in both Chicago and Omaha, Nebraska. His parents decided to call him "Rift" after a dispute over what they would name their son. Fournier was acting and screenwriting at the Omaha Community Playhouse by the time he was 13-years-old. He attended a Jesuit school, where he excelled as an athlete.Fournier contracted polio during his Junior year in high school. On a Sunday morning in 1953, Fournier collapsed while getting out of bed to answer the telephone. He never regained his ability to walk and remained in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Rift Fournier never let his disability dissuade him from pursuing his career. In 1986 interview with the Los Angeles Times, he said, "I didn't know [polio] was supposed to stop me from doing something,...You've heard the joke. ‘I never knew I was poor.… ’ Well, I never knew I was handicapped."In 1963, Fournier began co-producing The Mike Douglas Show, which was created in Cleveland, Ohio, for syndication.He died in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 6, 2013, at the age of 77.

Date Of BirthMay 16, 1936
Place Of BirthWichita, Kansas, USA
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Director
Star SignTaurus


Matlock1987TV Series story by - 1 episode
Highway to Heaven1985TV Series written by - 1 episode
Cover Story1984TV Series
Code Red1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
Charlie's Angels1978TV Series written by - 1 episode
KojakTV Series written by - 1 episode, 1978 story - 1 episode, 1978
Baretta1977TV Series written by - 1 episode
Rafferty1977TV Series story - 2 episodes
Nowhere to Hide1977TV Movie story
NBC Special Treat1975-1977TV Series 2 episodes
Go1973TV Series 1973-1975
Out of the Box: Ending the Cycle of Incarceration2015Documentary writer completed
Fox Grønland2001TV Series
Die Kids von Berlin1997-1998TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Einsatz Hamburg Süd1997TV Series 1 episode
NYPD Blue1996TV Series written by - 1 episode
Revolver1992TV Movie story
Dark Justice1991TV Series writer - 1 episode


Out of the Box: Ending the Cycle of Incarceration2015Documentary producer completed
Revolver1992TV Movie co-executive producer
Dark Justice1991TV Series producer - 5 episodes
Cover Story1984TV Series executive producer
Nowhere to Hide1977TV Movie producer
NBC Special Treat1975-1977TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Go1973TV Series producer - 1973-1975
The Joe Namath Show1969TV Series producer - 2 episodes


Out of the Box: Ending the Cycle of Incarceration2015Documentary completed
Cover Story1984TV Series
NBC Special Treat1977TV Series 1 episode


Kiss My Grits1982Parole Board Chairman


Cover Story1984TV SeriesHimself - Narrator

Won Awards

1976Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational Children's SeriesGo (1973)

Nominated Awards

1988ACECableACE AwardsMagazine Show Special or SeriesCover Story (1984)

Known for movies

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