Feb. 8th, 1940
Lancashire, England, UK
Ted Koppel's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1992 - The Panama Deception
1989 - Roger & Me
Guest TV Roles[Complete List]
- Anchored The ABC Saturday Night News from 1975-7
- His father Edwin owned tire factory, mother Alice was a singer and pianist.
- Enjoys sailing
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- He speaks fluent German, Russian and French.
- Wife Grace is an attorney, who worked full-time while Koppel held fast to his agreement to stay at home as a full-time dad early in their careers.
- His parents were Jews living in Germany in the 1930s. They emigrated to England to escape from the Nazis.
- Has BS degree from Syracuse University and an MA in mass communications research and political science from Stanford University