From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael O'Herlihy (April 1, 1929 - June 16, 1997) was an Irish television producer and director who directed shows like Gunsmoke (1955), Maverick (1957), Star Trek (1965), Hawaii Five-O (1968), M*A*S*H (1972) and The A-Team (1983). Born in Dublin, Ireland, O'Herlihy was the younger brother of actor Dan O'Herlihy. O'Herlihy died in Dublin, Ireland on June 16, 1997 at age 68. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael O'Herlihy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.