Michael O'Herlihy

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Michael O'Herlihy
Born(1929-04-01)1 April 1929
Dublin, Ireland
Died16 June 1997(1997-06-16) (aged 68)
Dublin, Ireland
OccupationIrish television producer and director
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Ryan; 4 children

Michael O'Herlihy (1 April 1929 – 16 June 1997) was an Irish television producer and director who directed shows like Gunsmoke (1955), Maverick (1957), Star Trek (1965), Hawaii Five-O (1968), M*A*S*H (1972) and The A-Team (1983).

Born in Dublin, Ireland, O'Herlihy was the younger brother of actor Dan O'Herlihy. Michael O'Herlihy died in Dublin, on 16 June 1997 at age 68.





  • Backstairs at the White House (1979)
  • The Flame Is Love (1979)
  • Cry of the Innocent (1980)

Award nominations[edit]

Year Result Award Category Film or series
1979 Nominated Emmy Award Outstanding Limited Series Backstairs at the White House (Shared with Ed Friendly)
1988 Nominated Gemini Awards Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War

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