Virgil W. Vogel: American film director (1919 - n/a) | Biography
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Virgil W. Vogel
American film director

Virgil W. Vogel

Virgil W. Vogel
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Intro American film director
Was Film director Film editor Screenwriter
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 29 November 1919, Peoria
Death Tarzana
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Virgil William Vogel (November 29, 1919 – January 1, 1996) was an American film, television director and writer. His career spanned nearly sixty years directing episodes of Wagon Train, Bonanza, The Big Valley, and Mission: Impossible, among other series.


Vogel was born Peoria, Illinois. He began his career working for Universal Pictures, editing a number of films namely Mystery Submarine (1950), Under the Gun (1951), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), The Man from the Alamo (1953) and Touch of Evil (1958) directed by Orson Welles.

In 1956, Vogel made his directorial debut with the film The Mole People. He also directed the films The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm and The Land Unknown, both released in 1957.

For the remainder of his career, he focused primarily on television, directing episodes of Wagon Train (also a writer), Bonanza, The Big Valley, M Squad, Mission: Impossible, The Six Million Dollar Man, The F.B.I., The Streets of San Francisco, Most Wanted, Police Story, The White Shadow, Centennial, Knight Rider, Airwolf, Magnum, P.I., Miami Vice, among other series.

Personal life and death

Vogel is the nephew of cinematographer Lee Garmes.

On January 1, 1996, he died of unspecified causes in Tarzana, Los Angeles, at the age of 76.

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