Feb. 8th, 1940
Lancashire, England, UK
Ted Koppel's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Reagan
2011 - Ethos
2004 - Fahrenheit 9/11
1992 - The Panama Deception
1989 - Roger & Me
Guest TV Roles
- Cowrote book: In the National Interest
- Has BS degree from Syracuse University and an MA in mass communications research and political science from Stanford University
- Anchored The ABC Saturday Night News from 1975-7
- His wife gave him a motorcycle for his 60th birthday.
- Favorite holiday is Thanksgiving
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- His father Edwin owned tire factory, mother Alice was a singer and pianist.
- He has received honorary degrees from Syracuse University, Colgate University, The University of South Carolina, American University, New England School of Law, Fairfield University, Middlebury College, Georgetown School of Law, Dartmouth College, Knox College, Howard University, Duke University, Saint Louis University, University of Pennsylvania, Tufts University, Johns Hopkins University and Catholic University.