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[Complete List]
- His father Edwin owned tire factory, mother Alice was a singer and pianist.
- Cowrote book: In the National Interest
- Has 3 daughters and 1 son: Deirdre, Andrew, Tara and Andrea Koppel, also a TV newsperson, who covers the State Dept for CNN.
- Member of the Broadcasting Hall of Fame
- Became a U. S. citizen in 1963
- Moved to the US when he was 13
- 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.
- His parents were Jews living in Germany in the 1930s. They emigrated to England to escape from the Nazis.