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David Lloyd Wolper Net Worth

David Lloyd Wolper Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

David Lloyd Wolper Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

David Lloyd Wolper (January 11, 1928 – August 10, 2010) was an American television and film producer, responsible for shows such as Roots, The Thorn Birds, North & South, L.A. Confidential, and the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971). He also produced numerous documentaries and documentary series including Biography (1961–63), The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV), Appointment with Destiny (TV series), This is Elvis, Four Days in November, Imagine: John Lennon, Visions of Eight (1973), and others. Wolper directed the 1959 documentary The Race for Space, which was nominated for an Academy Award. His 1971 film (as executive producer) about the study of insects, The Hellstrom Chronicle, won an Academy Award.
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Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1928
Died2010-08-10
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, U.S.
ProfessionProducer, Miscellaneous Crew, Director
SpouseDawn Richard (model)
Star SignCapricorn
#Quote
1A producer is a person who dreams. Good producers make dreams come true.
#Fact
1Studied cinema and journalism at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and at the University of Southern California. At USC, he was business manager of the humor magazine, "Wampus".
2Began as a producer/director of documentaries in the mid-1950s. Time Magazine labeled him "Mr. Documentary" after his The Making of the President 1960 (1963), aired on ABC in 1963, won four Emmy Awards including Television Program of the Year.
3Wolper's hugely successful Roots (1977) started a proliferation of miniseries in America. His next milestone, North and South (1985), became one of the most highly acclaimed television programs of all time.
4Has 10 grandchildren.
5Father of two sons, Mark Wolper and Michael Wolper, and a daughter Leslie, with Dawn Richard.
6Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for television.
7Sits on USC School of Cinema-Television's Board of Councilors
8House in Napa Valley, CA, with two lakes and a nine-hole golf course sold in 1999 for $9 million.

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography of a Rookie: The Willie Davis Story1963TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Yanks Are Coming1963Documentary executive producer
Specials for United Artists: December 7th - The Day of Infamy1963TV Movie documentary executive producer
Escape to Freedom1963TV Movie documentary executive producer
Hollywood: The Great Stars1963TV Movie documentary executive producer
Biography1961-1963TV Series documentary executive producer - 64 episodes
D-Day1962TV Short producer
Hollywood: The Fabulous Era1962TV Movie documentary executive producer
The DuPont Show of the Week1962TV Series producer - 1 episode
D-Day June 6, 19441962TV Movie documentary executive producer
Story Of...1962TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
Hollywood: The Golden Years1961TV Movie documentary executive producer - uncredited / producer
The Rafer Johnson Story1961TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Race for Space1959TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Making of the President: The 1960s2011Video documentary producer
Roots: Celebrating 25 Years2002TV Movie executive producer
The Mists of Avalon2001TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Legends, Icons & Superstars of the 20th Century2000Video documentary executive producer
Celebrate the Century1999TV Mini-Series documentary producer
To Serve and Protect1999TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory1998TV Movie documentary executive producer
Terror in the Mall1998TV Movie executive producer
A Will of Their Own1998TV Mini-Series executive producer - 1 episode
L.A. Confidential1997executive producer
Surviving Picasso1996producer
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years1996TV Movie executive producer
Prince for a Day1995TV Movie executive producer
Murder in the First1995executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Arnold Palmer1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Babe Didrikson Zaharias1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Ben Hogan1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Bobby Jones1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Byron Nelson1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Gene Sarazen1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Heroes of Open1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Jack Nicklaus1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Lee Trevino1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Mickey Wright1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Patty Berg1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heroes of the Game: Sam Snead1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Without Warning1994TV Movie executive producer
Golf: The Greatest Game1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
On Trial1994TV Movie documentary executive producer
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III1994TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Celebration of a Life: Steven J. Ross Chairman of Time Warner1993TV Movie documentary executive producer
Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald1993TV Movie producer
The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children?1993TV Movie executive producer
Queen1993TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Celebrations1992TV Movie documentary executive producer
Bed of Lies1992TV Movie executive producer
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros.1991TV Movie documentary executive producer
Best of the Worst1991TV Series executive producer
Dillinger1991TV Movie executive producer
Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 19901990TV Movie documentary executive producer
When You Remember Me1990TV Movie executive producer
Murder in Mississippi1990TV Movie executive producer
The Plot to Kill Hitler1990TV Movie executive producer
Roots: The Gift1988TV Movie executive producer
Imagine: John Lennon1988Documentary executive producer / producer
What Price Victory1988TV Movie executive producer
Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story1987TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
The Betty Ford Story1987TV Movie executive producer
Liberty Weekend1986TV Special documentary executive producer / producer
North and South, Book II1986TV Mini-Series executive producer - 6 episodes
North and South1985TV Mini-Series executive producer - 6 episodes
His Mistress1984TV Movie executive producer
Los Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII Olympiad1984TV Series producer
The Mystic Warrior1984TV Movie executive producer
Casablanca1983TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
The Thorn Birds1983TV Mini-Series executive producer - 4 episodes
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter1982TV Movie documentary executive producer
Murder Is Easy1982TV Movie executive producer
Small World1981TV Movie executive producer
This Is Elvis1981executive producer
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow1981executive producer
The Silent Lovers1980TV Movie executive producer
The Scarlett O'Hara War1980TV Movie executive producer
This Year's Blonde1980TV Movie executive producer
Roots: The Next Generations1979TV Mini-Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Roots: One Year Later1978TV Movie documentary executive producer
National Geographic Specials1965-1978TV Series documentary executive producer - 29 episodes
Roots1977TV Mini-Series executive producer - 1 episode
Victory at Entebbe1976TV Movie executive producer
Lincoln1974-1976TV Mini-Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur1976TV Movie executive producer
I Will Fight No More Forever1975TV Movie executive producer
The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond1975TV Movie producer
Up from the Ape1975Documentary executive producer
The Honorable Sam Houston1975TV Movie executive producer
Get Christie Love!1974TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Monsters! Mysteries or Myths?1974TV Movie documentary producer
Flight: The Sky's the Limit1974TV Movie documentary producer
Visions of Eight1973Documentary producer
Wattstax1973Documentary executive producer
The 500 Pound Jerk1973TV Movie executive producer
Of Thee I Sing1972TV Movie executive producer
Make Mine Red, White and Blue1972TV Movie executive producer / producer
Two Is a Happy Number1972executive producer
King, Queen, Knave1972executive producer - as David Wolper
The Crucifixion of Jesus1972TV Movie documentary producer
Appointment with Destiny1971TV Series producer
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory1971producer
The Hellstrom Chronicle1971Documentary executive producer
I Love My Wife1970executive producer
The Unfinished Journey of Robert Kennedy1970TV Movie documentary executive producer / producer
Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends1969TV Movie executive producer
Making of the President 19681969TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Bridge at Remagen1969producer
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium1969executive producer
Sophia: A Self-Portrait1968TV Movie documentary executive producer
Hemingway's Spain: A Love Affair1968TV Movie documentary producer
The Devil's Brigade1968producer
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich1968TV Movie documentary co-executive producer
The Big Land1967TV Movie documentary executive producer
A Nation of Immigrants1967TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Making of a President: 19641966TV Movie documentary producer
A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon1966TV Series producer
The Legend of Marilyn Monroe1966Documentary producer
Miss Television U.S.A.1965TV Movie executive producer
The Incredible World of James Bond1965TV Movie documentary producer
Men in Crisis1964-1965TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
A Thousand Days: A Tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy1964TV Movie documentary executive producer
Four Days in November1964Documentary executive producer
Hollywood and the Stars1963-1964TV Series executive producer - 30 episodes
Krebiozen and Cancer: Thirteen Years of Bitter Conflict1964TV Movie documentary executive producer
Story of a Rodeo Cowboy1963Documentary executive producer - uncredited
The Making of the President 19601963Documentary executive producer
Project: Man in Space1963TV Movie documentary executive producer

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory1971presenter
The Bridge at Remagen1969presenter
The Devil's Brigade1968presenter

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood: The Golden Years1961TV Movie documentary
The Race for Space1959TV Movie documentary

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
D-Day June 6, 19441962TV Movie documentary
The Race for Space1959TV Movie documentary

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Citizen Candy Man: A Chocumentary2005Short everlasting thanks
The History of North and South2004Video documentary short special thanks - as David Wolper
Remembering 'Roots'2002Video documentary short special thanks
L.A. Confidential: Off the Record...1998Video documentary short special thanks
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic1990TV Movie documentary acknowledgment

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation2007Video documentary shortHimself
The History of North and South2004Video documentary shortHimself - Producer (as David Wolper)
Emmy's Greatest Moments2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as David Wolper)
The Thorn Birds: Old Friends New Stories2003VideoHimself (as David Wolper)
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Remembering 'Roots'2002Video documentary shortHimself - Executive Producer
Pure Imagination: The Story of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory'2001Video documentary shortHimself
60 Minutes1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Producer (segment "David L. Wolper")
L.A. Confidential: Off the Record...1998Video documentary shortHimself - Executive Producer
28th NAACP Image Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
Color Adjustment1992DocumentaryHimself
The 13th Annual CableACE Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
Make It Happen1991Video shortHimself
5th Annual TV Academy Hall of Fame1989TV SpecialHimself - Inductee
The 57th Annual Academy Awards1985TV Special documentaryHimself - Hersholt Award Recipient
The 55th Annual Academy Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Documentary Short & Best Documentary Feature
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Outstanding Limited Series & Presenter: Outstanding Informational Program & Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class
The 51st Annual Academy Awards1979TV Special documentaryHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary: Short Subjects & Features
The 3rd Annual People's Choice Awards1977TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Special Award to Roots

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Memorial Tribute
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Memorial Tribute

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1990Lifetime Achievement Award in TelevisionPGA Awards
1988Career Achievement AwardInternational Documentary Association
1985Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardAcademy Awards, USA
1979Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Limited SeriesRoots: The Next Generations (1979)
1978Peabody AwardPeabody AwardsRoots (1977)
1977Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Limited SeriesRoots (1977)
1976Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 17 March 1976 at 1500 Vine Street
1976Bronze WranglerWestern Heritage AwardsFactual Television ProgramI Will Fight No More Forever (1975)
1974Showmanship AwardPublicists Guild of AmericaTelevision
1964Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in the Field of Documentary ProgramsThe Making of the President 1960 (1963)
1959Golden Gate AwardSan Francisco International Film FestivalBest Documentary FeatureThe Race for Space (1959)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1993Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding MiniseriesQueen (1993)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Drama/Comedy SpecialMurder in Mississippi (1990)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Classical Program in the Performing ArtsLiberty Weekend (1986)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramLiberty Weekend (1986)
1986Career Achievement AwardTelevision Critics Association Awards
1983Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Limited SeriesThe Thorn Birds (1983)
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational SpecialHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982)
1980Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Limited SeriesThe Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)
1972Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical CraftsAppointment with Destiny (1971)
1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsProducer7th place.
1960OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Documentary, FeaturesThe Race for Space (1959)

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