|Born:||November 28, 1919|
|Birthplace:||Peoria, IL, U.S.|
|Died||January 1, 1996(aged 76)|
|Deathplace:||Tarzana, Los Angles, CA, U.S.|
|TV/film Director and Film editor|
|Appears on/involved with:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Job on series||Directed episode "A Single Drop of Rain" (Season 4)|
Born and raised in Peoria, Illinois, Virgil began his career working for Universal Pictures, editing a number of films namely Mystery Submarine (1950), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), The Man from the Alamo (1953) and Touch of Evil (1958) directed by Orson Welles.
In 1956, Vogel made his directorial debut with the film The Mole People. He also directed the films The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm and The Land Unknown, both released in 1957.
For the remainder of his career, he focused primarily on television, directing episodes of Wagon Train (also a writer), Bonanza, The Big Valley, Mission: Impossible, The Six Million Dollar Man, The F.B.I., The Streets of San Francisco, Police Story, The White Shadow, the 1978 NBC-TV miniseres Centennial, Knight Rider, Airwolf, Magnum, P.I., Miami Vice, among other series.