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David L. Wolper

David L. WolperAKA David Lloyd Wolper

Born: 11-Jan-1928
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 10-Aug-2010
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Roots

Wife: Toni Carroll (div.)
Wife: Dan Richard (m. 1957, div. 1969)
Wife: Gloria Hill (m. 1974)

    University: Drake University
    University: University of Southern California

    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Emmy 1977 for Roots
    Emmy 1979 for Roots: The Next Generations
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1500 Vine St. (television)
    Oscar (honorary) 1984 (Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award)
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1999 (shared)
    French Legion of Honor
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

Official Website:

Author of books:
Producer: A Memoir (2003)

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