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Hawk Koch

Biography

Film manufacturer known for his focus on Wayne’s Globe and Wayne’s Globe 2. Also a tour supervisor, he caused such well-known music groupings as The Supremes as well as the Dave Clark Five. Early in his profession, he offered as Roman Polanski’s associate director over the 1974 film Chinatown. From 2012-2013, he held workplace as President from the Academy of FILM Arts and Sciences. He was raised in LA as the kid of film manufacturer Howard Winchel Koch, Sr. He proved helpful as Sydney Pollack’s associate director over the 1973 film JUST HOW We Had been.

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Full Name Hawk Koch
Date Of Birth December 14, 1945
Place Of Birth California
Profession Film Producer
Nationality American
Spouse Molly Jordan Koch
Children Robby Koch, Emily Koch, Billy Koch
Parents Howard W. Koch, Ruth Koch
Movies Untraceable, Keeping the Faith, Gorky Park, Wayne's World 2, Blood & Chocolate, Losing Isaiah, The Pope of Greenwich Village, Frequency, The Idolmaker, The Keep, The Other Side of Midnight, The Long Walk Home, A Night in Heaven, Rooftops, The Beautician and the Beast, Norman, Relentless
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 31 July 2012.
2Member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Producers Branch) [2004-]; elected treasurer of AMPAS by the board of governors [18 August 2009].
3Son of Howard W. Koch


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Christmas in Conway2013TV Movie executive producer
Very Good Girls2013executive producer
Source Code2011executive producer
Norman2010producer
Untraceable2008producer
Fracture2007executive producer
Blood and Chocolate2007producer
Hostage2005executive producer
The Riverman2004TV Movie executive producer
Collateral Damage2002executive producer
Frequency2000producer
Keeping the Faith2000producer
The Beautician and the Beast1997producer - as Howard W. 'Hawk' Koch Jr.
Primal Fear1996executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Virtuosity1995executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Losing Isaiah1995producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Wayne's World 21993executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Sliver1993executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Temp1993executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Wayne's World1992executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Necessary Roughness1991executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Long Walk Home1990producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Rooftops1989producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Pope of Greenwich Village1984producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Gorky Park1983producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Keep1983producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
A Night in Heaven1983producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Honky Tonk Freeway1981producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Idolmaker1980producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Frisco Kid1979executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Heaven Can Wait1978executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Other Side of Midnight1977executive producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Drowning Pool1975associate producer - as Howard W. Koch Jr.

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heaven Can Wait1978assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Marathon Man1976assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Drowning Pool1975assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Once Is Not Enough1975assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Chinatown1974assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Parallax View1974first assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Way We Were1973assistant director - as Howard Koch Jr.
Up the Sandbox1972first assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Bad Company1972assistant director - as Howard Koch Jr.
Going Home1971assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Something Big1971assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Fools' Parade1971assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Hired Hand1971assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
The Baby Maker1970assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
WUSA1970assistant director - uncredited
Getting Straight1970assistant director - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice1969second assistant director - uncredited
Pendulum1969second assistant director - uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV Special president: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra1973TV Special documentary stage manager - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Rosemary's Baby1968dialogue coach - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Project X1968dialogue coach - uncredited
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter1966assistant to producer - uncredited

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untraceable2008unit production manager
Fracture2007unit production manager
Hostage2005unit production manager
Once Is Not Enough1975production manager - as Howard W. Koch Jr.
Then Came Bronson1969TV Series production manager - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keeping the Faith2000Rabbinical Professor
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice1969El Taco Employee (voice, uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 85th Annual Academy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - AMPAS President
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Plymouth Rock Studios: The Series2009TV SeriesHimself
Tracking 'Untraceable '2008Video documentary shortHimself
Untraceable: The Anatomy of Murder2008Video documentary shortHimself
Untraceable: The Personnel Files2008Video shortHimself
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired2008DocumentaryHimself
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story2007DocumentaryHimself
HBO First Look2002-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Taking 'Hostage': Behind the Scenes2005Video shortHimself
The 58th Annual Academy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member

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