Ted Kotcheff

Director · Actor · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 62
William Theodore Kotcheff is a Bulgarian-Canadian film and television director and producer, known primarily for his work on British and American television productions such as Armchair Theatre and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He has also directed numerous successful films including the Australian Wake in Fright (1971), action films such as... read more

William Theodore Kotcheff is a Bulgarian-Canadian film and television director and producer, known primarily for his work on British and American television productions such as Armchair Theatre and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He has also directed numerous successful films including the Australian Wake in Fright (1971), action films such as the original Rambo movie First Blood (1982) and Uncommon Valor (1983), and comedies like Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), and North Dallas Forty (1979). He is sometimes credited as William T. Kotcheff, and resides in Beverly Hills, California. Given his ancestry, Kotcheff has Bulgarian citizenship.

Birth Name

William Theodore Kotcheff

Born

Tuesday, 07 April 1931

Actor Filmography

The Planters Cliff Man / Last 'Hello' Man / Last 'Hello' Man (voice) 2020
Erase and Forget Himeself 2017
David Stratton: A Cinematic Life Himself 2017
Big Guns, Bigger Heroes: The 1980's and the Rise of the Action Film Himself 2012
Barney's Version Train Conductor 2010
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Himself 2008
Shattered Glass Marty Peretz 2003
I Love 1980's Himself - Director, 'First Blood' 2001
Weekend at Bernie's Jack Parker, Richard's Dad 1989
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Director 1961
(see additional filmography)
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