Nina Kostroff-Noble
Nina Kostroff-Noble
Personal details
Birth place USA
Profession Motion picture producer and director
Years active 1985 to present
IMDb 0467513
Role Executive Producer
Unit Production Manager
Seasons 1, 2, & 3
First episode "Do You Know What It Means"
Last episode "Do Watcha Wanna"
Credits 21 episodes (see below)
Nina Kostroff-Noble is an American motion picture producer and director. She is an Executive Producer for Treme. She was also the Unit Production Manager for the series premiere "Do You Know What It Means". She has also worked on The Wire and The Corner with Treme creator David Simon.



Before entering television she worked extensively in film. Initially she was a production assistant and then became a second assistant director after joining the Directors Guild of America in 1984. She worked as a freelance assistant director for ten years and worked with several notable film-makers including Alan Parker, Paul Mazursky, Ron Shelton, Stephen Frears, Paul Verhoeven and Ivan Reitman. In 1995 she began producing and production managing television projects for Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. They introduced her to writer David Simon in 1999 when he was developing his book The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood for the HBO network. She collaborated with Simon and Robert F. Colesberry to produce the Emmy award-winning The Corner for HBO.

Noble continued her collaboration with Simon and Colesberry on their next project The Wire. She was involved from the beginning and was credited as a producer for the show's first season. She retained her role for the show's second season and her credit was upgraded to co-executive producer. For the third and fourth season she was credited as executive producer alongside Simon. She continued in this role for the fifth and final season.

Personal lifeEdit

Noble is married to David Noble. Her brother, Michael Kostroff, played defense attorney Maurice Levy on The Wire. She has two sons, Nick and Jason.


Executive producerEdit

Season one credits
"Do You Know What It Means" "Meet De Boys on the Battlefront" "Right Place, Wrong Time" "At the Foot of Canal Street"
"Shame, Shame, Shame" Shallow Water, Oh Mama "Smoke My Peace Pipe" "All On a Mardi Gras Day"
"Wish Someone Would Care" "I'll Fly Away"
Season two credits
"Accentuate the Positive" "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky" "On Your Way Down" "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?"
"Slip Away" "Feels Like Rain" "Carnival Time" "Can I Change My Mind?"
"What Is New Orleans?" "That's What Lovers Do" "Do Watcha Wanna"

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