Biography

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Richard Lawrence Hatch (May 21, 1945 – February 7, 2017) was an American actor, writer, and producer. Hatch began his career as a stage actor, before moving on to television work in the 1970s. Hatch is best known for his role as Captain Apollo in the original Battlestar Galactica television series.

Hatch led an effort to revive the series. However his vision was ultimately passed over in favor of Ronald D. Moore's re-imagined Battlestar Galactica in which Hatch guest starred as Tom Zarek.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Lawrence Hatch (May 21, 1945 – February 7, 2017) was an American actor, writer, and producer. Hatch began his career as a stage actor, before moving on to television work in the 1970s. Hatch is best known for his role as Captain Apollo in the original Battlestar Galactica television series.

Hatch led an effort to revive the series. However his vision was ultimately passed over in favor of Ronald D. Moore's re-imagined Battlestar Galactica in which Hatch guest starred as Tom Zarek.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1945-05-21

Day of Death 2017-02-07

Place of Birth Santa Monica, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Richard Lawrence Hatch

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Chatter as Nate Terry
2018 Diminuendo as Haskell Edwards
2017 Asylum of Darkness as Dr. Shaker
2017 Blade Of Honor as Admiral DiCarrek
2016 The Enchanted Cottage as Mr. Bradshaw
2015 Fanarchy as Himself
2015 Star Trek: Axanar as Kharn
2014 Alien Hunger as Park Ranger Mike Gibson
2014 Prelude to Axanar as General Kharn
2012 Season of Darkness as Dr. Shaker
2012 The Eric Andre Show (1 episode) as Himself
2008 InAlienable as Dr. Eric Norris
2005 The Rain Makers as Wyatt
2004 Battlestar Galactica (20 episodes) as Tom Zarek
2003 Battlestar Galactica: The Lowdown as Himself
2001 Unseen Evil as Dr. Peter Jensen
2001 The Ghost as Edward
2000 Sciography (5 episodes)
1999 Where Are They Now? (1 episode)
1999 Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming as Commander Apollo
1998 Iron Thunder as Nelson
1996 Second Chance as Mitch
1990 Mal d'Africa as Tony La Palma
1990 Delta Force Commando II: Priority Red One
1989 Leathernecks
1989 Baywatch (2 episodes)
1989 Ghetto Blaster as Travis
1988 Party Line as Dan
1988 Sidewalks Entertainment (1 episode)
1988 Last Platoon as Sgt. Chet Costa
1988 Dark Bar as Marco
1987 Jake and the Fatman (1 episode)
1986 Throb (2 episodes)
1986 Blacke's Magic (1 episode)
1985 MacGyver (1 episode)
1985 Heated Vengeance as Joe Hoffman
1985 MacGruder and Loud (1 episode)
1984 Cover Up (1 episode)
1983 Masquerade (1 episode)
1983 Prisoners of the Lost Universe as Dan
1982 Hotel (2 episodes)
1982 T. J. Hooker (1 episode)
1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen as Lee Chan, Jr.
1981 Dynasty (5 episodes) as Dean Caldwell
1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach as Nick Demec
1979 Battlestar Galactica - Brothers of Man as Captain Apollo
1979 Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack as Captain Apollo
1978 Battlestar Galactica (22 episodes) as Capt. Apollo as Capt. Apollo
1978 Deadman's Curve as Jan Berry
1977 What Really Happened To the Class Of '65? (1 episode)
1977 Forever Fernwood (8 episodes) as Harmon Farinella
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode)
1976 Battle of the Network Stars (4 episodes)
1976 Addie and the King of Hearts as Mr. Davenport
1975 Best Friends as Jesse
1975 The Hatfields and the McCoys as Johnse Hatfield
1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Last of the Belles as Bill Knowles
1973 Crime Club as Hugh London
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (24 episodes) as Inspector Dan Robbins
1972 The Waltons (3 episodes)
1972 The Rookies (2 episodes)
1972 The Sixth Sense (1 episode)
1971 Cannon (3 episodes)
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (3 episodes)

Directing

1999 Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming Director

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