Where was Ted Koppel born? July 10, 2020 by Pamela Landy Ted Koppel was born in Lancashire, England, in 1940. He has hosted ABC’s “Nightline” since 1979. Related Answers Who was the first golfer to win the prestigious grand slam? When did Lana Turner’s teenage daughter, Cheryl Crane, stab Turner’s boyfriend, Johnny Stompanato? How many film libraries does Ted Turner own? How many cable networks does Ted Turner own? For how long was “Ted Mack’s Original Amateur Hour” on TV?