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Robert Urich

​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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Robert Urich, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 19, 1946 In Toronto, Ohio
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Night of the Wolf 2002-04-15
Known For
Poster of The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn
Poster of Amerika
Poster of Gavilan
Poster of The F.B.I.
Movie Night of the Wolf Purly Owens 2002-04-15
Movie The President's Man: A Line in the Sand President Adam Mayfield 2002-01-01
Movie Clover Bend Bill 2002-03-20
Series First Years Unknown 2001-03-19
Series Emeril Jerry McKenney 2001-09-25
Movie Miracle on the 17th Green 1999-12-19
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series The Love Boat: The Next Wave 1998-04-13
Series Invasion America 1998-06-08
Movie Final Descent Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer 1997-10-12
Movie Captains Courageous Capt. Matthew Troop 1996-04-21
Series The Lazarus Man 1996-02-03
Movie The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue Mr. Angus Feagan 1996-12-25
Movie A Horse for Danny Eddie Fortuna 1995-04-08
Movie Spenser: A Savage Place Spenser 1995-05-20
Movie To Save the Children Jake Downey 1994-04-05
Movie Spenser: The Judas Goat Spenser 1994-12-01
Movie A Perfect Stranger Alex Hale 1994-09-11
Movie Spenser: Ceremony Spenser 1993-07-23
Movie Deadly Relations Leonard J. Fagot 1993-05-22
Series It Had to Be You Mitch Quinn 1993-09-19
Movie Survive the Savage Sea Jack Carpenter 1992-01-05
Movie The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin Himself / Host 1992-06-01
Series Crossroads 1992-09-14
Movie Stranger at My Door Joe Fortier 1991-09-27
Movie In a Stranger's Hand Jack Bauer 1991-09-29
Series Blind Faith Rob Marshall 1990-02-11
Movie Blind Faith Rob Marshall 1990-02-11
Series Carol & Company Unknown 1990-03-01
Movie 83 hours 'til dawn Bradley Burdock 1990-11-04
Series American Dreamer Tom Nash 1990-09-20
Movie Lonesome Dove Jake Spoon 1989-02-05
Movie She Knows Too Much Harry 1989-01-29
Series Lonesome Dove Jake Spoon 1989-02-05
Movie Murder by Night Allan Strong 1989-07-20
Movie April Morning Joseph Simmons 1988-04-24
Movie Amerika Peter Bradford 1987-02-15
Series Amerika Peter Bradford 1987-02-15
Movie Young Again Michael Riley 1986-05-11
Movie The Defiant Ones Johnny 'Joker' Johnson 1986-01-05
Movie Scandal Sheet Ben Rowan 1985-01-21
Movie Turk 182! Terry Lynch 1985-02-15
Series Spenser: For Hire Spenser 1985-09-20
Movie Invitation to Hell Matt Winslow 1984-05-24
Movie The Ice Pirates Jason 1984-03-16
Series Mistral's Daughter Jason Darcy 1984-09-24
Movie Mistral's Daughter Jason Darcy 1984-09-24
Movie Princess Daisy Patrick Shannon 1983-11-06
Movie The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More various 1983-11-29
Movie Endangered Species Ruben Castle 1982-09-10
Series The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour Unknown 1982-01-30
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series Gavilan 1982-10-26
Movie Take Your Best Shot Jess Marriner 1982-10-12
Series Vega$ Dan Tanna 1978-09-20
Movie Bunco Walker 1977-01-01
Series Tabitha Paul Thurston 1977-05-07
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series Soap Peter Campbell 1977-09-13
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Series Battle of the Network Stars Unknown 1976-11-13
Series S.W.A.T. Officer Jim Street 1975-02-24
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Killdozer Mack McCarthy 1974-02-02
Series Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 1973-09-26
Movie Magnum Force Ofc. Mike Grimes 1973-12-23
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24