Dick Wolf


Dick Wolf Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Dick was an advertising copywriter in New York for 7 years before moving to LA.

    • Dick received a star for television on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 29, 2007. It is located at 7040 Hollywood Blvd.

    • Awards:

      1997--"Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic"; PGA Awards
      1997--"Distinguished Entertainment Industry Award"; The Anti-Defamation League
      1999-"Moniter"; International Monitor Awards
      2000--"Award of Excellence"; Banff Television Festival
      2003--"Special Edgar"; Edgar Allan Poe Awards

    • Dick married Noelle Lippman on June 17, 2006. He was formerly married to Christine Marburg (1983-2005) and Susan Scranton (1970-1983).

    • Dick is a member of the Zeta Psi Fraternity.

    • Dick's kids, Elliot and Olivia, served as the namesakes for the two lead characters of his drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit; Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson.

    • Dick has three children: Olivia, Sarina and Elliot.

    • Dick is close friends with novelist James Ellroy. One of Ellroy's friends, Bill Stoner, a detective with the LAPD, was asked by Wolf to be a technical advisor on Dragnet.

    • Wolf was an altar boy at St. Patrick's cathedral.

    • Wolf attended the University of Pennsylvania.

    • Won the Emmy in 1997 for Outstanding Drama Series for "Law & Order."

  • Quotes

    • Dick: (On CSI) CSI is a franchise. It's like the Palm restaurant. If you go to Los Angeles, if you go to Chicago, you get a great steak. The only thing that changes are the caricatures on the wall.