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J. Kenneth Rotcop Edit Profile

Producer , screenwriter

J. Kenneth Rotcop, American Screenwriter, producer.


Rotcop, J. Kenneth was born on July 3, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of Albert and Lillian (Ragen) Rotcop.


Bachelor of Science, Boston University, 1956.


Creative head, Embassy Pictures, Los Angeles, 1968-1971; head motion pictures, Hanna-Barbera Prodns., Los Angeles, 1972-1974; vice president creative affairs, Trans-World Prodns., Las Vegas, Nevada, 1975-1977; freelance writer, producer, Studio City, California, since 1978; head, Ken Rotcop Screenwriting Workshop, University Texas, since 1995. Instructor screenwriting Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California, since 1985, University of California, Northridge, since 1988, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Perfect Pitch: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas to Hollywood. Producer, writer: (film) For Us, The Living: The Story of Medgar Evers (Writers Guild award, Image award, Neil Simon award, others), (television series) The Magic Shop, Images and Attitudes (Unity award). Producer (film) Bikini Shop.

      Creator, producer television series (with Arnold Shapiro) Couples. Editor Boston University News.


Children: Kimberly, Alison.

Albert Rotcop

Lillian (Ragen) Rotcop

Kimberly Rotcop

Alison Rotcop