David Milch

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David Milch

Born

3/23/1945, Buffalo, New York

Birth Name

David M Milch

Gender

Male
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David Milch is an acclaimed television writer and producer. Milch began his television career as a writer on the show Hill Street Blues, and he has since has created and co-created a number of drama series, including HBO's Deadwood and John from Cincinnati. He and his wife, documentarian…more

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  • Trivia

    • Milch taught English literature at Yale University for nine years.

    • Awards and recognition:
      1994: Edgar Award, Best Episode in a Television Series Teleplay (NYPD Blue, 4B or Not 4B)
      1995: Emmy Award, Best Drama Series (NYPD Blue)
      1995: Edgar Award, Best Episode in a Television Series Teleplay (NYPD Blue, Simone Says) (shared with Steven Bochco and Walon Green).

  • Quotes

    • David Milch: For me, I have a pedestrian sensibility. I see things in small increments. I can render a moment without necessarily understanding its meaning. For that type of storyteller, the accumulation of moments is what ultimately shows the pattern of experience.

    • David: I wouldn't let my kids watch my show until they reach a certain age.

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