Rob Holcomb Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Rod Holcomb (1943-2024)

Interviewed by: Michael Zinberg

Veteran Television director Rod Holcomb discusses his career beginnings on The Six Million Dollar Man, his vision for shooting the pilots of hit shows ER, The A-Team, and China Beach, and the importance of maintaining directors’ creative rights.

Rod Holcomb recalls how he developed the visual style for the TV series ER while visiting a real emergency room.

Holcomb defines what it means for a director to protect the lead actor in a TV series.

Holcomb describes the many ways that the DGA supports its members, such as protecting their creative rights.