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:
87 Ed: Season 1 Oct 8, 2000 Director 6.2
84 NYPD Blue: Season 1 Sep 21, 1993 Director 8.0
83 L.A. Law: Season 1 Sep 15, 1986 Director 8.0
78 The Closer: Season 7 Jul 11, 2011 Director / Executive Producer 7.7
74 The Closer: Season 4 Jul 14, 2008 Director / Executive Producer 8.3
73 Murder One: Season 2 Oct 10, 1996 Director 4.5
70 Karen Sisco: Season 1 Oct 1, 2003 Director tbd
68 Murder in the First: Season 1 Jun 9, 2014 Director 6.6
66 Easy Money: Season 1 Oct 5, 2008 Director 8.1
65 The Closer: Season 1 Jun 13, 2005 Director / Executive Producer 8.5
65 Sleeper Cell: Season 1 Dec 4, 2005 Director 7.8
65 Major Crimes: Season 1 Aug 13, 2012 Director / Executive Producer 7.1
61 Life As We Know It: Season 1 Oct 7, 2004 Director 10
57 Beggars and Choosers: Season 1 Jun 19, 1999 Writer tbd
56 Commander in Chief: Season 1 Sep 27, 2005 Director 8.4
51 Women's Murder Club: Season 1 Oct 12, 2007 Director 7.8
48 Men in Trees: Season 1 Sep 12, 2006 Director 8.9
48 Raising the Bar: Season 1 Sep 1, 2008 Director 5.5
39 Surface: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 Director 8.7
tbd The Pretender: Season 1 Sep 19, 1996 Director / Executive Producer 9.5
tbd Nash Bridges: Season 3 Sep 19, 1997 Director tbd
tbd Doogie Howser, M.D.: Season 1 Sep 19, 1989 Director tbd
tbd Law & Order: Season 16 Sep 21, 2005 Director 10
tbd L.A. Law: Season 2 Oct 15, 1987 Director 8.0
tbd L.A. Law: Season 3 Nov 3, 1988 Director 8.0
tbd L.A. Law: Season 4 Nov 2, 1989 Director 7.0
tbd L.A. Law: Season 6 Oct 10, 1991 Director 7.0
tbd L.A. Law: Season 7 Oct 22, 1992 Director tbd
tbd NYPD Blue: Season 10 Sep 24, 2002 Director tbd
tbd NYPD Blue: Season 11 Sep 23, 2003 Director tbd