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Robert Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American actor. He played the starring role in the television series Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988) and Vega$ (1978–1981). He also appeared in other television series over the years including: S.W.A.T. (1975), Soap (1977), and The Lazarus Man (1996), as well as in several feature films including Turk 182!, The Ice Pirates, and Magnum Force. Urich died in 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California. The actor announced in 1996 that he was suffering from synovial cell sarcoma, a rare cancer that attacks the body's joints, for which he underwent several treatments during the last years of his life.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robert Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American actor. He played the starring role in the television series Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988) and Vega$ (1978–1981). He also appeared in other television series over the years including: S.W.A.T. (1975), Soap (1977), and The Lazarus Man (1996), as well as in several feature films including Turk 182!, The Ice Pirates, and Magnum Force. Urich died in 2002 in Thousand Oaks, California. The actor announced in 1996 that he was suffering from synovial cell sarcoma, a rare cancer that attacks the body's joints, for which he underwent several treatments during the last years of his life.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 75

Birthday 1946-12-19

Day of Death 2002-04-16

Place of Birth Toronto, Ohio

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2003 A Long Way Home as Jack
2002 Night of the Wolf as Purly Owens
2002 Clover Bend as Bill
2002 The President's Man: A Line in the Sand as President Adam Mayfield
2001 Emeril(10 episodes) as Jerry McKenney
2001 First Years(1 episode)
1999 Miracle on the 17th Green
1999 Final Run as Glen 'Lucky' Singer
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1998 Invasion America(13 episodes)
1998 The Love Boat: The Next Wave(25 episodes)
1997 Final Descent as Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer
1996 The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue as Mr. Angus Feagan
1996 Captains Courageous as Capt. Matthew Troop
1996 The Lazarus Man(6 episodes)
1995 Alien Encounters from New Tomorrowland as Himself
1995 Spenser: A Savage Place as Spenser
1995 A Horse for Danny as Eddie Fortuna
1994 Spenser: The Judas Goat as Spenser
1994 A Perfect Stranger as Alex Hale
1994 To Save the Children as Jake Downey
1994 Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes as Spenser
1993 It Had to Be You(9 episodes) as Mitch Quinn
1993 Spenser: Ceremony as Spenser
1993 Deadly Relations as Leonard J. Fagot
1992 Crossroads(12 episodes)
1992 The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin as Himself / Host
1992 Blind Man's Bluff as Thomas Booker
1992 Survive the Savage Sea as Jack Carpenter
1991 In a Stranger's Hand as Jack Bauer
1991 Stranger at My Door as Joe Fortier
1990 83 hours 'til dawn as Bradley Burdock
1990 American Dreamer(17 episodes) as Tom Nash
1990 Carol & Company(1 episode)
1990 Blind Faith(2 episodes) as Rob Marshall
1989 Murder by Night as Allan Strong
1989 Lonesome Dove(5 episodes) as Jake Spoon
1989 She Knows Too Much as Harry
1989 The Comeback as Scotty Malloy
1988 April Morning as Joseph Simmons
1987 Amerika(11 episodes) as Peter Bradford
1986 Young Again as Michael Riley
1986 The Defiant Ones as Johnny 'Joker' Johnson
1985 Spenser: For Hire(61 episodes) as Spenser
1985 Turk 182! as Terry Lynch
1985 Scandal Sheet as Ben Rowan
1984 His Mistress as Allen Beck
1984 Mistral's Daughter(7 episodes) as Jason Darcy
1984 Invitation to Hell as Matt Winslow
1984 The Ice Pirates as Jason
1983 The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More as various
1983 Princess Daisy(2 episodes) as Patrick Shannon
1982 Gavilan(13 episodes)
1982 Take Your Best Shot as Jess Marriner
1982 Cheers(1 episode)
1982 Endangered Species as Ruben Castle
1982 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1981 Killing at Hell's Gate
1978 Vega$(67 episodes) as Dan Tanna
1978 Leave Yesterday Behind as David Lyle
1977 The Love Boat(2 episodes)
1977 Soap(95 episodes) as Peter Campbell
1977 Tabitha(13 episodes) as Paul Thurston
1977 Bunco as Walker
1976 Battle of the Network Stars(3 episodes)
1976 Charlie's Angels(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 S.W.A.T.(38 episodes) as Officer Jim Street
1974 Killdozer as Mack McCarthy
1973 Magnum Force as Ofc. Mike Grimes
1973 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice(13 episodes)
1972 Kung Fu(1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I.(1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)

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