Gregory King Hoblit (born November 27, 1944) is an American film director, television director and television producer. He is best known for directing the films Primal Fear, Fallen, Frequency, Hart's War, Fracture, and Untraceable. He has won nine Primetime Emmy Awards for directing and producing Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, Hooperman and the television film Roe vs. Wade.
Gregory King Hoblit
November 27, 1944
Abilene, Texas, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, television director, television producer|
(m. 1994; div. 2009)
Hoblit was born in Abilene, Texas, the son of Elizabeth Hubbard King and Harold Foster Hoblit, an FBI agent. Much of Hoblit's work is oriented towards police, attorneys and legal cases.
Hoblit has directed and produced the pilot and series of such acclaimed television series such as NYPD Blue, L.A. Law and Hill Street Blues. He also wrote an episode of the latter series. Hoblit received Primetime Emmy Awards for his directing of the pilot episodes of Hooperman and L.A. Law. In 1981, he won in the category Outstanding Drama Series, which he won along with Steven Bochco and Michael Kozoll.
He was married to actress Debrah Farentino from 1994 to 2009. They have one child together.
|1978||Loose Change||Yes||Made for television|
|Dr. Strange||Yes||Made for television|
|What Really Happened to the Class of '65?||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|Vampiro||Yes||Made for television|
|1981||Every Stray Dog and Kid||Yes||Made for television|
|1981–1985||Hill Street Blues||Yes||Yes||Yes||Television series (45 episodes)|
|1983||Bay City Blues||Yes||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|1986–1988||L.A. Law||Yes||Yes||Television series (35 episodes)|
|1987||Hooperman||Yes||Television series (2 episodes)|
|1989||Roe vs. Wade||Yes||Yes||Made for television|
|1990||Equal Justice||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|Cop Rock||Yes||Television series (2 episodes)|
|1993||Class of '61||Yes||Made for television|
|1993–1994||NYPD Blue||Yes||Yes||Television series (9 episodes)|
|2004||NYPD 2069||Yes||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|2009||Solving Charlie||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|2013||Monday Mornings||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|2014||The Americans||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
|2015||The Strain||Yes||Television series (1 episode)|
- "Outstanding Drama Series Nominees / Winners 1981". Television Academy. Retrieved June 10, 2022.