Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled to New York City in 1967. He performed in the plays "Song of Walt Whitman", "Young Rebels" and a production called "Exercise", which Richard directed. Richard was cast as the original "Philip Brent" in the soap "All My Children" (1970) in 1970. He later played "Inspector Dan Robbins" on the television series "The Streets of San Francisco" (1972). Richard Hatch is best remembered for his portrayal of "Apollo" on the series, "Battlestar Galactica" (1978).IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
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Richard Hatch hosts a weekly relationship radio show entitled, "Love on the Edge".
Born at 6:30am-PWT
Son Paul Michael Hatch born 1967
Leads an adventure cruise in the Western Caribbean every winter for fans. 
I never thought of being an actor," admits the boyish-looking, forty-something actor. "I was far too shy, too insecure."
On having the same name as TV's No. 1 'Survivor': We forget there are other people with our name, and somehow we feel an ownership with our name. Honestly, this is one of the strangest experiences that's ever happened in my life, and I'm having to deal with it.
(2000) Writes books based on the "Battlestar Galactica" (1978) series.
(1996) Writes article "Communication from the Heart" in the "California Sun"
(August 2005) Plays crooked politician "Tom Zarek" on the new "Battlestar Galactica" (2004) series for the Sci-Fi Channel.
(July 1997) Teaches self-confidence seminars.
(March 2008) Attended OmegaCon in Birmingham, Alabama
(October 2008) Attended facts2008 convention in Ghent, Belgium.
(May 2009) May 1st till May 3rd: Attended FedCon 18 in Bonn, Germany.
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