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
- His parents were Jews living in Germany in the 1930s. They emigrated to England to escape from the Nazis.
- Member of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame
- 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.
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- Became a U. S. citizen in 1963
- Has BS degree from Syracuse University and an MA in mass communications research and political science from Stanford University
- Most prized possession is his family Torah
- Cowrote book: In the National Interest