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Ken Kolb (I) (1926–2016)

Ken Kolb (full name: Kenneth Lloyd Kolb) was the only child of Fred and Ella Kolb. During World War II, he graduated from Gresham High in Oregon and joined the Navy to become a radar technician. In the fall of 1947, he entered the University of California on the G.I. Bill. His Theta Chi roommate introduced him to nursing student Emma Sanford and ... See full bio »

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Medic Writer
(1956)
Honey West Writer
(1966)
(1966-1967)

Filmography

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 1988 The Couch Trip (novel)
 1977 Big Hawaii (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Blind Rage (1977) ... (written by)
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Turnabout (1977) ... (writer)
  Future Cop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1977) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1977)
- The Mad Mad Bomber (1977) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Movin' On (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (story - 1 episode, 1975) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1975)
- Tattoos (1975) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Landslide (1975) ... (written by)
- High Roller (1974) ... (written by)
  Ironside (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1974) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1974)
- Riddle at 24,000 (1974) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1973-1974 Shaft (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cop Killer (1974) ... (writer)
- Hit-Run (1973) ... (writer)
 1972-1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... (written by)
- Is This Operation Necessary? (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Snow Job (screenplay by)
 1971 Nichols (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Away the Rolling River (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Hey, Gringo... Hey, Pocho (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 Getting Straight (novel)
  The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Strange Experiment (1969) ... (as Kenneth L. Kolb)
- Son of the Sun (1969) ... (teleplay - as Kenneth L. Kolb)
- Hunting the Hunter (1968) ... (as Kenneth L. Kolb)
- Castle of Evil (1968) ... (as Kenneth L. Kolb)
- Pirate Island (1968) ... (as Kenneth L. Kolb)
 1968 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Full Fathom Five (1968) ... (written by)
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Execution (1967) ... (writer)
  The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (written by - 2 episodes, 1966)
- The Night of the Colonel's Ghost (1967) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Gypsy Peril (1967) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Ready-Made Corpse (1966) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Bottomless Pit (1966) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Big Blast (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Little Green Robin Hood (1966) ... (written by)
- The Perfect Un-crime (1966) ... (written by)
  The F.B.I. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- To Free My Enemy (1965) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1964-1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Mad, Mad Momma (1965) ... (written by)
- The Hottest Game in Town (1964) ... (written by)
  Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Dolly's Dilemma (1964) ... (written by)
- The Burning Sky (1962) ... (writer)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Blood Brother-in-Law (1964) ... (written by)
  Channing (TV Series) (1 episode, 1964) (written by - 1 episode, 1964)
- The Trouble with Girls (1964) ... (written by)
 1962-1963 Wide Country (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Lucky Punch (1963) ... (written by)
- The Girl in the Sunshine Smile (1962) ... (written by)
 1963 Empire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Burnout (1963) ... (writer)
  Wagon Train (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Lieutenant Burton Story (1962) ... (story)
- The Malachi Hobart Story (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And If I Die (1962) ... (writer)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (written by - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay & story - 1 episode, 1961)
- Cat in the Cradle (1961) ... (written by)
- The Iron Silence (1961) ... (teleplay)
- The Joke's on Me (1961) ... (teleplay & story)
- A Little White Lye (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Journal of Hope (1960) ... (teleplay)
  The Rifleman (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Illustrator (1960) ... (story)
- The Photographer (1959) ... (written by)
- The Pet (1959) ... (written by)
- Duel of Honor (1958) ... (written by)
 1960 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Bard Disappears (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Tax Man (1960) ... (written by)
  Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- Isle of Eden (1960) ... (story)
- The Lady from South Chicago (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lonesome as Midnight (1959) ... (writer)
  Dragnet (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Big Counterfeit (1959) ... (written by)
- The Big Carnation (1959) ... (writer)
- The Big Starlet (1959) ... (written by)
- The Big Thirteen (1959) ... (written by)
- The Big Accident (1959) ... (written by)
  The D.A.'s Man (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- Mr. Santa Claus (1959) ... (story)
- Jail Watch (1959) ... (written by)
- The Pushers (1959) ... (written by)
- The Unlucky Dutchman (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Client: Neal Adams (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (written by - as Kenneth Kolb)
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Man with the Scar (1958) ... (teleplay)
  Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958)
- Silver Convoy (1958) ... (written by)
- Three Sons (1958) ... (written by)
- The Prize Fight Story (1958) ... (written by)
- Girl from Piccadilly (1958) ... (written by)
- Bitter Wine (1958) ... (written by)
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The John Smith Case (1957) ... (written by)
 1956 Medic (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- She Walks in Beauty (1956) ... (written by)
- To the Great, a Most Seldom Gift (1956) ... (written by)
- Someday We'll Laugh (1956) ... (written by)
- My Best Friend, My Guilty Friend (1956) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1977-78, wrote a treatment and a first-draft screenplay for the unproduced feature "Sinbad Goes to Mars." See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kenneth L. Kolb | Kenneth Kolb

Spouse:

Emma Sanford  (his death)  (3 children)
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Trivia:

Member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Mu Chapter, University of California - Berkeley) See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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