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Robert Urich

Actor | * 12/19/1946 († 55, 04/16/2002) | Toronto, Ohio
Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television stage actor and television producer. Over the course of his 30-year career, he starred in a record 15 television series. Urich began his career in television in the early 1970s. After guest stints and roles in short-lived television series, he won a co starring role in the action/crime drama series S.W.A.T. in 1975. In 1976, he landed the role of Dan Tanna in the crime drama series Vega$. It aired on ABC from 1978 to 1981, and earned him two Golden Globe Award nominations. In addition to his work in television, he also starred in several feature films, including Magnum Force (1973), The Ice Pirates (1984), and Turk 182 (1985). From 1985 to 1988, he portrayed the title role in the detective television series Spenser: For Hire, based on Robert B. Parker's series of mystery novels. In 1988, he began hosting t... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

Known for these Movies & Shows

The Ice Pirates

PG

1984 | 3.0/5 | 1h 31min
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Magnum Force

R

1973 | 3.6/5 | 2h 4min
available on:

Lonesome Dove

Certification unknown

1989 | 4.0/5 | 6h 12min

Vega$

Certification unknown

1978 | 3.8/5 | 55min per episode

Movies with Robert Urich as Actor(43)

as Jack2003 A Long Way Home
as Bill2002 Clover Bend
as President Adam Mayfield2002 The President's Man: A Line in the Sand
as Purly Owens2002 Night of the Wolf
as Glen 'Lucky' Singer1999 Final Run
as Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer1997 Final Descent
as Capt. Matthew Troop1996 Captains Courageous
as Mr. Angus Feagan1996 The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue
as Eddie Fortuna1995 A Horse for Danny
as Alex Hale1994 A Perfect Stranger
as Jake Downey1994 To Save the Children
as Leonard J. Fagot1993 Deadly Relations
as Spenser1993 Spenser: Ceremony
as Thomas Booker1992 Blind Man's Bluff
as Jack Carpenter1992 Survive the Savage Sea
as Himself / Host1992 The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin
as Joe Fortier1991 Stranger at My Door
as Jack Bauer1991 In a Stranger's Hand
as Bradley Burdock1990 83 hours 'til dawn
as Harry1989 She Knows Too Much
as Scotty Malloy1989 The Comeback
as Allan Strong1989 Murder by Night
as Joseph Simmons1988 April Morning
as Johnny 'Joker' Johnson1986 The Defiant Ones
as Michael Riley1986 Young Again
as Terry Lynch1985 Turk 182!
as Ben Rowan1985 Scandal Sheet
as Jason1984 The Ice Pirates
as Allen Beck1984 His Mistress
as Matt Winslow1984 Invitation to Hell
as Ruben Castle1982 Endangered Species
as Jess Marriner1982 Take Your Best Shot
as David Lyle1978 Leave Yesterday Behind
as Walker1977 Bunco
as Mack McCarthy1974 Killdozer
as Ofc. Mike Grimes1973 Magnum Force

TV Shows/Series with Robert Urich as Actor(28)

as Jerry McKenney2001 Emeril
as Mitch Quinn1993 It Had to Be You
as Tom Nash1990 American Dreamer
as Rob Marshall1990 Blind Faith
as Peter Bradford1987 Amerika
as Spenser1985 Spenser: For Hire
as Jason Darcy1984 Mistral's Daughter
as Patrick Shannon1983 Princess Daisy
1982 Cheers
1982 Gavilan
as Dan Tanna1978 Vega$
as Paul Thurston1977 Tabitha
as Peter Campbell1977 Soap
as Officer Jim Street1975 S.W.A.T.
1972 Kung Fu

Additional Information

Full Name: Robert Urich
Born: 12/19/1946 in Toronto
Died: 04/16/2002 in Thousand Oaks (aged: 55)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: Florida State University, Michigan State University
Spouses (current/former): Heather Menzies
Siblings: Tom Urich
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5674, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019