Dick Wolf

Active - 1977 - 2012  |   Born - Dec 20, 1946 in New York, New York, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Crime

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  • Best known for creating the Law & Order franchise.
  • At age 12, wrote a detective serial that ran for two years in his school paper.
  • Attended Phillips Andover Academy in Massachusetts with future president George W. Bush.
  • A former ad copywriter, helped create the "I'm Cheryl, fly me" campaign for National Airlines, as well as the toothpaste slogan "You can't beat Crest for fighting cavities."
  • Serves as Monaco's honorary consul for Los Angeles, and is involved in the country's annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2007.
  • Signed a deal to write two novels for HarperCollins in July 2010.