McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
From all walks of life, people quietly and singly pursue writing. It can be fulfilling, frustrating, meaningful and maddening, but seldom optional. Members of McPherson's MacWriters blog about the writing life.
Night Court Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63
email print
About this blog
By MacWriters group
Recent Posts
April 30, 2016 8:08 a.m.
April 29, 2016 4:08 p.m.
April 29, 2016 7:08 a.m.
April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.
April 28, 2016 6:53 a.m.
By TV Guide
Dec. 7, 2012 6:01 p.m.

Night Court; Reinhold Weege (inset) | Photo Credits: Kobal Collection; E!
Reinhold Weege, who created Night Court and was a writer/producer for Barney Miller, died Dec. 1 of natural causes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 63.
Born in Chicago, Weege left Illinois to pursue a Hollywood career in 1976 after he was fired from his job as a suburban newspaper reporter, according to THR. He was eventually hired as a staff writer for Barney Miller, and left the show in 1984 to create Night Court.
See other celebrities we've lost this year
Night Court ran from 1984 to 1992. Weege, who was known as "Reiny" on set, retired from the show after six seasons, having received several Emmy and Writers Guild Association award nominations.
In addition to his work on Barney Miller and Night Court, Weege wrote for M*A*S*H, Semi-Tough and the Barney Miller spin-off Fish. He also created the short-lived series Park Place in 1981.
Weege is survived by two daughters, a granddaughter and his ex-wife, Shelly Pierce.
View original Night Court Creator Reinhold Weege Dies at 63 at TVGuide.com
Other Links From TVGuide.com
  • Barney Miller
  • M*A*S*H
  • Night Court
  • Fish
  • Park Place
  • Semi-Tough
  • Reinhold Weege
  • Recent Posts

      latest blogs

      • Community
      • National

      Events Calendar