David Chase

David Henry Chase (born August 22, 1945) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.wikipedia
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The Sopranos

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He is best known for writing and producing the HBO drama The Sopranos which aired for six seasons between 1999 and 2007.
The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase.

The Rockford Files

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Chase has also produced and written for such shows as The Rockford Files, I'll Fly Away, and Northern Exposure. Before creating and developing The Sopranos, Chase started in Hollywood as a story editor for Kolchak: The Night Stalker and then produced episodes of The Rockford Files and Northern Exposure, among other series.
David Chase wrote 16 episodes; he later went on to Northern Exposure and The Sopranos.

Livia Soprano

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His Sopranos character Livia Soprano is based on his mother, Norma Chase.
Series creator David Chase has stated that the main inspiration for the character was his own mother.

Austin Film Festival

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In 2000, he was the recipient of the Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Writer Award.
Past guests of the Festival include Joel and Ethan Coen, Ron Howard, Owen Wilson, Steven Zaillian, David Milch, Wes Anderson, Robert Duvall, Buck Henry, Dennis Hopper, Shane Black, Robert Altman, Caroline Thompson, David Chase, James Franco, Johnny Depp, John Landis, Garry Shandling, Bryan Singer, Oliver Stone, James L. Brooks, Harold Ramis, Mitchell Hurwitz, Lawrence Kasdan, Claire Danes, Barry Levinson, Russell Crowe, Sydney Pollack, Mike Judge, Buck Henry, John Lasseter, Robert Rodriguez, and David Simon.

Made in America (The Sopranos)

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He also directed the pilot episode and the series finale (both of which he also wrote).
Written and directed by series creator, executive producer and showrunner David Chase, it first aired in the United States on June 10, 2007.

I'll Fly Away (TV series)

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Chase has also produced and written for such shows as The Rockford Files, I'll Fly Away, and Northern Exposure.

Not Fade Away (film)

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Not Fade Away (2012), Chase's feature film debut, was released on December 21, 2012.
Not Fade Away is a 2012 drama film and the directorial debut of The Sopranos creator David Chase.

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His first original created series was Almost Grown in 1988, with Eve Gordon and Timothy Daly.
Starring roles soon followed in Alan Rudolph's feature, Made in Heaven, the American Playhouse production of The Rise & Rise of Daniel Rocket, and the CBS dramatic series, Almost Grown created by David Chase.

Mount Vernon, New York

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Chase was born into a working-class Italian American family in Mount Vernon, New York.

Clifton, New Jersey

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He was an only child and grew up in a small garden apartment in Clifton, New Jersey and in North Caldwell, New Jersey.

North Caldwell, New Jersey

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He was an only child and grew up in a small garden apartment in Clifton, New Jersey and in North Caldwell, New Jersey.

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

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Before creating and developing The Sopranos, Chase started in Hollywood as a story editor for Kolchak: The Night Stalker and then produced episodes of The Rockford Files and Northern Exposure, among other series.
David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, also worked on the series as a story editor, his first regular crew position in Hollywood.

Northern Exposure

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Chase has also produced and written for such shows as The Rockford Files, I'll Fly Away, and Northern Exposure. Before creating and developing The Sopranos, Chase started in Hollywood as a story editor for Kolchak: The Night Stalker and then produced episodes of The Rockford Files and Northern Exposure, among other series.

The Many Saints of Newark

In March 2018, Deadline Hollywood reported that New Line Cinema had purchased the script for The Many Saints of Newark, a background story to The Sopranos written by Chase and fellow screenwriter Lawrence Konner.
The Many Saints of Newark is an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Alan Taylor and written by David Chase and Lawrence Konner as a prequel to Chase's HBO crime drama series The Sopranos.

Bella Heathcote

Other cast members include Bella Heathcote, Christopher McDonald, Molly Price, Lisa Lampanelli, Jack Huston and Brad Garrett.
In December 2010, Heathcote was cast in David Chase's film Not Fade Away.

Wake Forest University

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He graduated from high school in 1964 and attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where his depression worsened.

Mad Men

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However, he has said in recent interviews that he watches Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men, the work of former Sopranos writers and producers Terence Winter and Matthew Weiner.
Television producer David Chase recruited Weiner to work as a writer on his HBO series The Sopranos after reading the pilot script in 2002.

List of The Rockford Files episodes

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He also worked as a writer of nineteen episodes while on The Rockford Files—a show which he worked on in various capacities for more than four years.

Steven Van Zandt

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Another former Sopranos cast member, Steven Van Zandt, served as music supervisor and executive producer.
Van Zandt had no acting experience, and the unusual casting choice was made by series creator David Chase.

Almost Grown (TV series)

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His first original created series was Almost Grown in 1988, with Eve Gordon and Timothy Daly. He created the original series Almost Grown which aired for 10 episodes in 1988 and 1989.
The series was co-created by David Chase.

1967 Newark riots

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The movie is set during the Newark riots of 1967 when racial conflicts "became especially lethal."
In March 2018, New Line Cinema and David Chase announced a prequel for The Sopranos set during the riots tentatively titled The Many Saints of Newark.

Lawrence Konner

In March 2018, Deadline Hollywood reported that New Line Cinema had purchased the script for The Many Saints of Newark, a background story to The Sopranos written by Chase and fellow screenwriter Lawrence Konner.

List of The Sopranos characters – Friends and family

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He is the father of actress Michele DeCesare who appeared in six Sopranos episodes as Hunter Scangarelo.

HBO

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He is best known for writing and producing the HBO drama The Sopranos which aired for six seasons between 1999 and 2007.