David L. Wolper

Executive Producer · Producer · Actor
IVA Star Rating : 63
David Lloyd Wolper was an American television and film producer, responsible for shows such as Roots, The Thorn Birds, North & South, L.A. Confidential, and the blockbuster 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... read more

David Lloyd Wolper was an American television and film producer, responsible for shows such as Roots, The Thorn Birds, North & South, L.A. Confidential, and the blockbuster 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, 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 about the study of insects, The Hellstrom Chronicle, won an Academy Award.

Birth Name

David Lloyd Wolper

Born

Wednesday, 11 January 1928

Died

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Actor Filmography

Becoming Cousteau Self 2021
The Black Godfather Self - Director and Producer (as David Wolper) 2019
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2011
Color Adjustment Self 1992
The 57th Annual Academy Awards Self - Hersholt Award Recipient 1985
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1983
The 51st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1979
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Becoming Cousteau Self 2021
The Black Godfather Self - Director and Producer (as David Wolper) 2019
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2011
Color Adjustment Self 1992
The 57th Annual Academy Awards Self - Hersholt Award Recipient 1985
The 55th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1983
The 51st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1979

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

The Mists of Avalon 2001
To Serve and Protect 1999
A Will of Their Own 1998
Terror in the Mall 1998
L.A. Confidential 1997
Surviving Picasso 1996
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years 1996
Murder in the First 1995
Without Warning 1994
Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald 1993
The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? 1993
Queen 1993
Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. 1991
Dillinger 1991
Murder in Mississippi 1990
The Plot to Kill Hitler 1990
Roots: The Gift 1988
Imagine: John Lennon 1988
What Price Victory 1988
Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story 1987
The Betty Ford Story 1987
Liberty Weekend 1986
North & South: Book 2, Love & War 1986
North & South: Book 1, North & South 1985
The Mystic Warrior 1984
Casablanca 1983
The Thorn Birds 1983
Murder Is Easy 1982
This Is Elvis 1981
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow 1981
The Silent Lovers 1980
This Year's Blonde 1980
The Scarlett O'Hara War 1980
Roots: The Next Generations 1979
Roots 1977
Victory at Entebbe 1976
I Will Fight No More Forever 1975
The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond 1975
Up from the Ape 1975
Lincoln 1974
Get Christie Love! 1974
Visions of Eight 1973
Wattstax 1973
One is a Lonely Number 1972
King, Queen, Knave 1972
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 1971
The Hellstrom Chronicle 1971
I Love My Wife 1970
The Bridge at Remagen 1969
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969
The Devil's Brigade 1968
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich 1968
National Geographic Specials 1965
The Legend of Marilyn Monroe 1965
Four Days in November 1964
The Making of the President 1960 1963
The Yanks Are Coming 1963
Hollywood and the Stars 1963
Hollywood: The Great Stars 1963
Hollywood: The Fabulous Era 1962
D-Day June 6, 1944 1962
The DuPont Show of the Week 1961
The Race for Space 1959
1993EmmyOutstanding Miniseries Nominated
1990EmmyOutstanding Drama/Comedy Special Nominated
1987EmmyOutstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts Nominated
1987EmmyOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1983EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
1980EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
1980EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
1980EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
1979EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Won
1977EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Won
1972EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts Nominated
1964EmmyOutstanding Achievement in the Field of Documentary Programs Won
1960OscarBest Documentary, Features Nominated
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