TV producer Peter K. Duchow dies

Partnered with James Garner for production company

Peter K. Duchow, an award-winning producer and a partner in a production company with actor James Garner, died June 23 in Santa Monica of unknown causes. He was 82.

Garner-Duchow Prods. produced 1986 Hallmark Hall of Fame telefilm "Promise," which starred Garner and James Woods and collected five Emmys and three Golden Globes. Duchow himself earned an Emmy, a Globe and a Peabody Award for his work.

Other producing credits included 1989 Hallmark entry "My Name Is Bill W" (also with Garner and Woods), 1991's "Finding a Way Home," with George C. Scott, and 1992's "Obsessed," starring William Devane.

Duchow also served as co-executive producer of the recent Hallmark movie "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story," starring Winona Ryder and Barry Pepper.

Before his years as a producer, Duchow served as an international sales promotion manager with Capitol Records. He went on to serve as the studio vp of Revue Studios and president of the television department at International Famous Agency.

A resident of Port Hueneme, Calif., Duchow is survived by his daughters Susan and Amanda. Memorial services are pending.
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