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Richard A Colla

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Name  Richard Colla
Role  Film director

Spouse  Denise Alexander
Children  Elizabeth Colla

Born  April 18, 1936 (age 79) (1936-04-18)
Occupation  Film, television director and actor
Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation
Movies  Saga of a Star World, Danielle Steel's Zoya, Fuzz, Hidden In Silence, Love's Deadly Triangle
Similar People  Denise Alexander, Herbert Jefferson - Jr, Richard Hatch, Tony Swartz, John Colicos

Richard A. Colla (born April 18, 1936) (sometimes credited as Dick Colla) is an American film, television director and actor.

On screen he played Tony Merritt #1 on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. His directorial credits include The Virginian, Battlestar Galactica, McCloud, Miami Vice, MacGyver, Hunter, Murder, She Wrote, Gunsmoke, Ironside, Trapper John, M.D. and other series.

He also directed the film Olly Olly Oxen Free (1978) starring Katharine Hepburn. He was originally considered to direct the film Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) but was replaced by the film's star Paul Newman.

For much of the 1990s, he directed a number of television films his last credit being Growing Up Brady (2000).


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