Hawk Koch

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Hawk Koch
Born Howard Winchel Koch, Jr.
(1945-12-14) December 14, 1945 (age 72)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Film producer
Spouse(s) Molly Jordan Koch
Parent(s) Ruth (Pincus)
Howard Winchel Koch Sr.

Howard Winchel "Hawk" Koch Jr. (born December 14, 1945) is an American film producer[1] and a former road manager for the musical groups The Supremes and The Dave Clark Five.

Early life[edit]

Koch was born to a Jewish family[2][3] in Los Angeles, California. He was raised in the film business, the son of Ruth (Pincus) and producer/director/actor Howard Winchel Koch, Sr..


After his time in the music business, Hawk Koch turned to filmmaking in Hollywood, working as assistant director for a number of directors and later as a producer. He served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 2012 to 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Koch is married to Molly Jordan Koch.


As assistant director[edit]

As producer[edit]


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Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Tom Sherak
President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Succeeded by
Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Preceded by
Marshall Herskovitz
Co-President of the Producers Guild of America
2010-2014 (co-president with Mark Gordon)
Succeeded by
Gary Lucchesi and Lori McCreary