Christian I. Nyby II
BiographyLos Angeles, California, USA
The day after Nyby graduated from Van Nuys High School in California in 1959, he drove to north central Idaho, following a friend to the University of Idaho for college. He stayed at Idaho for two years as a member of the swim team and the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity before transferring to USC. In 1963, the Air Force sent Nyby to Vietnam as a photographer. Four years later, he landed a job as an assistant director; his first directing job was an episode of Ironside (1967). Read more... counting his Hill Street Blues (1981) episodes as his favorites.