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
- 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
- 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.
- Became a U. S. citizen in 1963
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- From 1971 to 1980, was ABC News' Chief Diplomatic Correspondent
- His father Edwin owned tire factory, mother Alice was a singer and pianist.
- Winner of 25 Emmy Awards, five George Foster Peabody Awards, eight duPont-Columbia Awards, nine Overseas Press Club Awards, two George Polk Awards, and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards, the highest honor bestowed for public service by the Society of Professional Journalists.