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]
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- 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.
- 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 father Edwin owned tire factory, mother Alice was a singer and pianist.
- Became a U. S. citizen in 1963
- Anchored The ABC Saturday Night News from 1975-7
- Has BS degree from Syracuse University and an MA in mass communications research and political science from Stanford University
- His parents were Jews living in Germany in the 1930s. They emigrated to England to escape from the Nazis.