Richard A. Colla

TV Director

1936 –

73

Who is Richard A. Colla?

Richard A. 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 starring Katharine Hepburn. He was originally considered to direct the film Sometimes a Great Notion 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.

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Born
Apr 18, 1936
United States of America
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on July 23, 2013

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