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Vejar, Michael 1943- (Mike Vejar)

Vejar, Michael 1943- (Mike Vejar)

PERSONAL

Full name, Mike Laurence Vejar; born June 25, 1943, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Laurie Vejar (a film editor); brother of Dennis C. Vejar (a film editor).

Career:

Director, producer, film editor, and writer. Also worked as assistant camera operator.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination, outstanding editing for a single-camera series production, 1990, for "Good-bye," The Wonder Years.

CREDITS

Television Director; Series:

(As Mike Vejar) Magnum, P.I., CBS, 1981-85.

Zorro (also known as The New Zorro and Les nouvelles aventures de Zorro), Family Channel, 1990.

Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1994-97, then TNT, 1998.

(As Mike Vejar) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1997-99.

Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1997-2001.

(As Mike Vejar) Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2001-2005.

Television Director; Movies:

(As Mike Vejar) Double Agent, ABC, 1987.

(As Mike Vejar) MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis, ABC, 1994.

(As Mike Vejar) Babylon 5: In the Beginning (also known as In the Beginning), TNT, 1998.

Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (also known as A Call to Arms), TNT, 1999.

(As Mike Vejar) Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers—To Live and Die in Starlight (also known as Legend of the Rangers: Babylon 5), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Television Director; Pilots:

Hawaiian Heat, ABC, 1984.

Suburban Beat, NBC, 1985.

Television Director; Episodic:

"With Affection, Jack the Ripper/Gigolo," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980.

(As Mike Vejar) "The Harder They Fall," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

"Two Godmothers," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

"Veteran," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

"Triangle," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

(As Mike Vejar) "A Recipe for Disaster," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1981.

(As Mike Vejar) "The Dead Letter File," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1982.

Bring 'em Back Alive, CBS, 1982.

Scarecrow and Mrs. King, CBS, 1983.

Lottery!, ABC, 1983.

Cutter to Houston, CBS, 1983.

Hot Pursuit, NBC, 1984.

Blue Thunder, ABC, 1984.

(As Mike Vejar) "Deadly Maneuvers," The A-Team, NBC, 1984.

The Insiders, ABC, 1985.

"Losin' It," Fame, syndicated, 1986.

"Big Vacation," Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

"Lesson Learned," Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

"Dollars and Sense," Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

"My Brother's Keeper," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1987.

"North of the Border," Houston Knights, CBS, 1987.

"Ghost Ship," MacGyver, ABC, 1987.

"The Widowmaker," MacGyver, ABC, 1987.

"Coming of Age," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1988.

"The Cattle King," Mission: Impossible, ABC, 1988.

"The Color of Truth—August 8, 1955," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989.

"Good Knight MacGyver: Part 1," MacGyver, ABC, 1991.

Homefront, ABC, c. 1992.

"The Stringer," MacGyver, ABC, 1992.

"Borderline," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1993.

"End Run," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1993.

"Look Who's Stalking," Models Inc., Fox, 1994.

"Knock You Out," New York Undercover (also known as Knock You Out), Fox, 1995.

"The Calusari," The X-Files, Fox, 1995.

Legend, UPN, 1995.

(As Mike Vejar) "Past, Present," High Sierra Search and Rescue, NBC, 1995.

"Ultra Woman," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995.

"Cypher," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996.

"Rogue," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996.

"The Long Road," Crusade, TNT, 1999.

"The Path of Sorrows," Crusade, TNT, 1999.

"Racing the Night," Crusade, TNT, 1999.

"The Needs of Earth," Crusade, TNT, 1999.

(As Mike Vejar) "Buried Alive," Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN, 2000.

(As Mike Vejar) "A Means to an End," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002.

(As Mike Vejar) "Things Left Unsaid: Parts 1 & 2," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002.

(As Mike Vejar) "Playing God," The Dead Zone (also known as Stephen King's "Dead Zone"), USA Network, 2003.

Also directed episodes of Burke's Law, CBS; Cover Up, CBS; Crazy Like a Fox, CBS; F/X: The Series, syndicated; JAG; Lady Blue, ABC; Matt Houston, ABC; Quincy M.E. (also known as Quincy), NBC; Renegade, USA Network and syndicated; Riptide, NBC; RoboCop (also known as RoboCop: The Series), syndicated; Tales of the Gold Monkey, CBS; Third Watch, NBC; and Viper, NBC.

Television Film Editor; Movies:

Night of Terror, ABC, 1972.

The Heist, HBO, 1972.

The Last Day, NBC, 1975.

Flight to Holocaust, NBC, 1977.

The Deadly Triangle, NBC, 1977.

Crisis in Sun Valley, NBC, 1978.

Television Film Editor; Pilots:

Poor Devil, NBC, 1973.

The Magician, NBC, 1973.

Delancey Street: The Crisis Within, NBC, 1975.

Television Film Editor; Series:

(As Mike Vejar) Editorial coordinator, Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1969-70.

Also film editor the series The Magician, NBC; and Petrocelli.

Television Film Editor; Episodic:

(As Mike Vejar) Editorial coordinator, "Missing: Sun and Sky," Mannix, CBS, 1969.

"Good-bye," The Wonder Years, 1990.

Television Producer; Episodic:

(As Mike Vejar) Associate producer, "The Prince/The Sheriff," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978.

(As Mike Vejar) Associate producer, "Treasure Hunt/ Beauty Contest," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978.

(As Mike Vejar) Associate producer, "Superstar/Salem," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978.

Coproducer, "Aphrodite/Dr. Jeckyll and Miss Hyde," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1980.

Television Producer; Pilots:

(As Mike Vejar) The Asphalt Cowboy, NBC, 1980.

Film Editor:

(As Mike Vejar) Joe Panther, Artists Creations, 1976.

Speedtrap, First Artists, 1977.

WRITINGS

Television Episodes:

Babylon 5 (also known as B5), TNT, 1998.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Official Babylon 5, April, 2000, p. 28.

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