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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 10, 2010|
|Born:||January 11, 1928||Cause of Death:||Heart disease, Parkinson's disease|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Producer ...|
Inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1988
In 1980, Wolper publicly condemned CBS and producer Linda Yellen for casting Vanessa Redgrave, known for her pro-Palestinian sympathies, in the Holocaust drama "Playing for Time"
Wolper is actively involved with The Olympics.
His extensive art collection included numerous Picasso sculptures now on loan to the Los Angeles County Museum.
In a salute in THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, Wolper said his most exciting moment in show business was when Louis Gossett Jr walked into his office and demonstrated how he planned to perform the character of Fiddler in "Roots."
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