Reinhold Weege

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Reinhold Weege
Born (1949-12-23)December 23, 1949
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died December 1, 2012(2012-12-01) (aged 62)
La Jolla, California, U.S.
Occupation Writer, director, producer

Reinhold Weege (December 23, 1949 - December 1, 2012) was an American television writer, producer and director. He was born in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Weege wrote for several television series, including Barney Miller and M*A*S*H. In 1981, he created the series Park Place. In 1984, he created the hit sitcom Night Court which ran for nine seasons on the NBC broadcast television network.[1] Weege owned Starry Night Productions, which produced Night Court until 1989, when Weege left the series after six seasons. He also produced the short-lived sitcom Nikki and Alexander in 1989.[2] He was nominated for four Emmy Awards during his career, one for Barney Miller and three for Night Court.[3]

Weege died at age 62 in La Jolla, California, of natural causes.[4][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Slotnik, Daniel E. (December 11, 2012). "Reinhold Weege, Creator of 'Night Court,' Dies at 62". The New York Times. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Bobbin, Jay (April 21, 1989). "Matheson in serious role". Rome News-Tribune (Rome, GA). Tribune Media Services. p. TV9. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Trounson, Rebecca (December 8, 2012). "Reinhold Weege dies at 62; creator of TV hit 'Night Court'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ Barnes, Mike (December 7, 2012). "'Night Court' Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 

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