Rick Wallace

Biography: Rick Wallace attended Ohio University for his BA in Literature and CAL ARTS for his MFA in directing and cinematography. His main body of work in television has been in producing, executive producing and directing Steven Bochco's shows. He has directed on nearly every show Bochco has created starting on Hill Street Blues. He produced and directed the pilot of Dougie Howser and was an executive producer on LA LAW, City of Angeles and Philly for Bochco. He has produced and directed numerous pilots for TV that became series. These include: Dougie Howser MD, The Monroes, The Great Defender, and Pretender. He has won many awards for his talented work including three Emmy's. In 2004 he has directed multiple episodes for Dick Wolf's LAW AND ORDER franchise (SVU and Criminal Intent). In 2005 so far he has directed NYPD BLue and Blind Justice for Steven Bochco. Mark Buckland, Executive producer and director (ED, Medical Investigations) is Rick's cousin and they have collabratedRick Wallace attended Ohio University for his BA in Literature and CAL ARTS for his MFA in directing and cinematography. His main body of work in television has been in producing, executive producing and directing Steven Bochco's shows. He has directed on nearly every show Bochco has created starting on Hill Street Blues. He produced and directed the pilot of Dougie Howser and was an executive producer on LA LAW, City of Angeles and Philly for Bochco. He has produced and directed numerous pilots for TV that became series. These include: Dougie Howser MD, The Monroes, The Great Defender, and Pretender. He has won many awards for his talented work including three Emmy's. In 2004 he has directed multiple episodes for Dick Wolf's LAW AND ORDER franchise (SVU and Criminal Intent). In 2005 so far he has directed NYPD BLue and Blind Justice for Steven Bochco. Mark Buckland, Executive producer and director (ED, Medical Investigations) is Rick's cousin and they have collabrated creatively on several shows. He is married to stage and film actress Lillian D'Arc and they have three children. Expand

Rick Wallace's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 87 Ed: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 39 Surface: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
19 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Murder in the First: Season 3 Jun 26, 2016 Director 5.2
tbd Major Crimes: Season 5 Jun 13, 2016 Director / Executive Producer 9.0
tbd Major Crimes: Season 4 Jun 8, 2015 Director / Executive Producer 7.8
68 Murder in the First: Season 1 Jun 9, 2014 Director 6.6
tbd Major Crimes: Season 3 Jun 9, 2014 Director / Executive Producer 8.0
tbd Major Crimes: Season 2 Jun 10, 2013 Director / Executive Producer 7.8
tbd The Client List: Season 2 Mar 10, 2013 Director 4.0
65 Major Crimes: Season 1 Aug 13, 2012 Director / Executive Producer 7.2
78 The Closer: Season 7 Jul 11, 2011 Director / Executive Producer 7.7
tbd The Closer: Season 6 Jul 12, 2010 Director / Executive Producer 8.4
tbd The Closer: Season 5 Jun 8, 2009 Director / Executive Producer 7.9
66 Easy Money: Season 1 Oct 5, 2008 Director 8.1
48 Raising the Bar: Season 1 Sep 1, 2008 Director 5.5
74 The Closer: Season 4 Jul 14, 2008 Director / Executive Producer 8.3
tbd Men in Trees: Season 2 Oct 12, 2007 Director tbd
51 Women's Murder Club: Season 1 Oct 12, 2007 Director 7.8
tbd The Closer: Season 3 Jun 18, 2007 Director 7.6
48 Men in Trees: Season 1 Sep 12, 2006 Director 8.9
tbd The Closer: Season 2 Jun 12, 2006 Director 7.8
65 Sleeper Cell: Season 1 Dec 4, 2005 Director 7.8
56 Commander in Chief: Season 1 Sep 27, 2005 Director 8.4
tbd Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Season 5 Sep 25, 2005 Director 9.2
tbd Law & Order: Season 16 Sep 21, 2005 Director 10
tbd Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 7 Sep 20, 2005 Director 9.3
39 Surface: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 Director 8.7
65 The Closer: Season 1 Jun 13, 2005 Director / Executive Producer 8.5
tbd Blind Justice: Season 1 Mar 8, 2005 Director tbd
61 Life As We Know It: Season 1 Oct 7, 2004 Director 10
tbd Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Season 4 Sep 26, 2004 Director 9.2
tbd NYPD Blue: Season 12 Sep 21, 2004 Director tbd