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  • Category Television

    Address 1500 Vine Street

    Ceremony date 03/17/1976

David L. Wolper
New York,
New York,
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David L. Wolper

David Lloyd Wolper was an American television and film producer, responsible for shows such as Roots, The Thorn Birds, North & South, L.A. Confidential, and the film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He also produced numerous documentaries and documentary series like Biography, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Appointment with Destiny, This is Elvis, Four Days in November, Imagine: John Lennon, and others. He directed the 1959 documentary The Race for Space, which was nominated for an Academy Award. His 1971 film about the study of insects The Hellstrom Chronicle won an Academy Award.

For his work on television, he had received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The pre-1968 library is owned by Cube Entertainment, the post-1970 library is owned by Warner Bros.