Television director Kim Manners was a part of Hollywood from the moment he was born in 1950. His father was involved in the production of multiple TV shows, and Manners himself began appearing in TV commercials when he was only three. Eventually, Manners began working behind the scenes, and in 1978 he made his directorial debut with an episode of Charlie's Angels. He would go on to direct, assistant direct, and produce on numerous shows in the years to come, such as 21 Jump Street, The X-Files, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Supernatural, bringing home Emmys and other awards for his work. Manners died in 2009, at the age of 59.