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Arthur W. Forney
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Active: 1976-present
Role: Television Producer
Show(s): Chicago Franchise


Arthur W. Forney, executive producer of all of Wolf Films' NBC series, heads all of Wolf Films post-production activities on all of the company's programming, including the history-making "Law & Order"-branded series ("Law & Order," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and "Law & Order: Los Angeles") as well as Wolf Films' hit Chicago-based series ("Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med"). He also serves as executive producer for anthology series "Law & Order: True Crime," which centers on the Menendez Brothers murders for its first installment.

Forney is also a talented director and has directed numerous episodes of the "Law & Order" branded and Chicago-based series.

A 25-year industry veteran, Forney began his career in post-production at Warner Bros. Working on independent films throughout the years, Forney landed at Universal where he served as an editor on the hit CBS series "Magnum, P.I." and joined Wolf Films in 1987, working as an editor with Dick Wolf on "Gideon Oliver," "Cristine Cromwell," "Nasty Boys," and "Law & Order" (which premiered on NBC in 1990).

Forney began directing in 1994 and has since directed more than 20 episodes of Wolf Films series, including "New York Undercover," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago PD."

Forney is a member of A.C.E. (American Cinema Editors), the Director’s Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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