|Born:||August 9, 1940|
Biography and career Edit
Winrich Kolbe was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He moved to the United States to study architecture, but ended up being drafted during the Vietnam War. He served as an artillery spotter in the US Army.
After that, Kolbe began a career in television during the 1970s. He started out as a associate producer on shows such as Quincy M.E. and The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. After that, he became a recurring director for shows such as Magnum, P.I., T.J. Hooker, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Knight Rider, Spencer: For Hire, Hunter, Star Trek: The Next Generation, In the Heat of the Night, Lois and Clark, Millennium, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and the 2000 version of The Fugitive (starring Mykelti Williamson).
Kolbe also served as professor of Film and Television at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. He left in 2007, when his health began to decline. Kolbe died in September 2012.