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Producer Duchow dies

Filmmaker of Hallmark Hall of Fame telepics

Producer Peter K. Duchow, who exec produced such telepics as Hallmark Hall of Fame’s “Promise,” died June 23 in Port Hueneme, Calif., of complications from emphysema. He was 82.

The 1986 “Promise,” starring James Garner and James Woods, won several awards including an Emmy, Golden Globe and a Peabody. Duchow reteamed with Garner and Woods on “My Name Is Bill W.,” another Hallmark Hall of Fame telepic.

His other credits included “Obsessed,” starring William Devane, and “Finding a Way Home,” with George C. Scott. He exec produced “When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story,” starring Winona Ryder and Barry Pepper, which aired on CBS in April.

Duchow started in showbiz as an international sales promotion manager with Capitol Records. He went on to serve as VP of Revue Studios, as well as the prezy of the TV department at Intl. Famous Agency.

Survivors include two daughters.

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