Robert Urich

actor (1946-2002)

Robert Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an Emmy-winning actor. He was born in Toronto, Ohio.

Urich in 1973

Urich is best known for playing private investigators on the television series Spenser: For Hire (19851988) and Vega$ (19781981). He also acted in many other television series over the years including: S.W.A.T. (1975), Soap (1977) and The Lazarus Man (1996). He was also known for staring in the movie A long Way Home which was released in 2003.

From 1975 until his death, Urich was married to actress Heather Menzies.

Urich died of synovial sarcoma in Thousand Oaks, California at the age of 55.

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