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Son announces death from pancreatic cancer of actor who starred in TV science fiction classic as well as appearing in its 21st century reboot
After an early role on All My Children in 1971, Hatch worked steadily as an actor, appearing in Dynasty, The Love Boat, Santa Barbara and Baywatch. He also appeared as Tom Zarek in the rebooted Battlestar Galactica TV series from 2004 to 2009.
I've told the story how Richard once defended me before a hostile crowd - still remains one of the most selfless acts I've ever witnessed.
.Richard Hatch you made our universe a better place We love you for it. Rest »
- Staff and agencies
Tony Sokol Feb 8, 2017
Hatch, who was battling pancreatic cancer, was reportedly in hospice care.
The actor’s friends and colleagues shared their thoughts on social media too.
Hatch died around 1:30 p.m. at his home in Santa Clarita, Calif., with his son Paul by his side.
“I will always remember him fondly for his inspiring sense of youthful wonder, his boundless passion for creative expression, and his huge, kind heart,” his manager Michael Kaliski told Variety.
Hatch was best known for playing Captain Apollo in the original “Battlestar Galactica” series, which aired from 1978-79, a role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination for best actor in a television series – drama. He portrayed a different character, Tom Zarek, in the 2003 reimagined series.
After beginning his career Off Broadway, Hatch’s acting career took off after landing a role on the soap opera “All My Children” in 1971. His additional TV credits include guest roles in a »
- Lawrence Yee
Richard Hatch, who played Captain Apollo on the 1970s sci-fi television series “Battlestar Galactica,” has died following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 71. The actor’s numerous other credits included “Dynasty,” “Hotel,” “The Love Boat” and “Santa Barbara.” “Richard Hatch passed today around 1:30 p.m. after a battle with pancreatic cancer. His son Paul was by his side in a home in Santa Clarita. He is also survived by his brother John,” his personal manager Michael Kaliski confirmed in a statement to TheWrap Tuesday afternoon. “I will always remember him fondly for his inspiring sense of youthful wonder, »
- Tim Kenneally
Richard Hatch -- best known for playing Captain Apollo on the original "Battlestar Galactica" TV series -- has died ... family sources tell TMZ. We're told Hatch had pancreatic cancer and went into hospice care a few weeks ago. The actor, writer and producer began working in television in 1970 when he joined the cast of "All My Children" ... before landing a starring role on 'Bg' in 1978. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor »
- TMZ Staff
From Lois Lane to big bad -- Supergirl is getting a super special guest star!
Teri Hatcher will join the cape-tastic series this winter for a multi-episode arc in a villainess role, The CW announced on Tuesday morning.
Hatcher, who starred as the iconic DC Comics character Lois Lane on ABC's Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman back in the '90s, will star opposite Melissa Benoist's Supergirl as the "mysterious" new nemesis of season two.
"No offense to any of the wonderful actresses who have also played the part, but Teri Hatcher is my all-time favorite Lois Lane," Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg confessed in a statement. "To have her come back to the SuperWorld in a completely different part is an unbelievable gift to me, Greg, and the fans."
Hatcher's former Lois & Clark co-star, Dean Cain, is already »
Supergirl now has a Lois to go with its & Clark.
The CW superhero series has cast Teri Hatcher in Season 2, TVLine has learned.
Hatcher, who played Lois Lane to Dean Cain’s Clark Kent in ABC’s 1990s Superman series, will appear in multiple episodes of Supergirl; character details are scarce, but she’ll eventually become the season’s big villain.
In addition to Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, »
Mike Connors passed away today of leukemia at a hospital in Tarzana, CA. He was 91.
Connors is best known for his role as Joe Mannix on the CBS series Mannix that ran from 1967-1975.
He was good guy, a private detective who could take a punch like none other.
Kreker J. Ohanian was born in Fresno, California in 1925. Of Armenian descent, the actor was told to change his name because it sounded too much like George O'Hanlon.
Connors began his film and television career in 1952 under the name Touch (a nickname he earned in college) Connors.
Early on in the 1950s, he had a bevy of small roles in westerns such as Gun Smoke, Have Gun, Will Travel and Maverick.
In 1959, Connors got his first series regular role in Tightrope.
Tightrope was originally going to be called Undercover Man, and that makes sense. Connor's character was an undercover agent who »
- Carissa Pavlica
It took 25 years of working in film and TV, but comedian Michael Showalter has landed what could be his career-defining role: indie filmmaker.
Showalter’s third feature as a director, “The Big Sick,” is one of the most anticipated movies at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. A dramatic comedy written by actor-writer Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily Gordon and based on their real-life courtship, the film stars Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, and Anupam Kher.
Produced by Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel, “The Big Sick” centers on aspiring comedian Kumail and grad student Emily (Kazan), whose romance causes a rift with Kumail’s traditional Muslim parents. Emily then discovers she has a mysterious illness, leaving Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents Beth and Terry (Hunter and »
- Graham Winfrey
Tuesday marks Betty White's 95th birthday, and Et is celebrating the milestone by looking back at some of the most special moments we've shared with the Hollywood icon.
White has been famous longer than most people have been alive, and she's been on television for almost as long as the invention has existed, but last month, she revealed to Et's Kevin Frazier one thing she still hasn't done in her life.
Read: Betty White Celebrates 95th Birthday in 'Good Health,' Talks 'Golden Girls' Reboot
"Robert Redford," White joked on the set of Freeform's Young & Hungry.
When Frazier brought up the possibility of arranging a meeting between the two, White turned shy.
"Oh no!" she said. "If I ever met him, I would faint."
With seven decades of show business experience under her belt, White has won five Primetime Emmy Awards, one Grammy, was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame »
According to his rep, Christopher died at 5:10 a.m. Pt on Saturday morning with his wife nearby. Christopher’s son, John Christopher, told ABC that the actor died from a non-small cell lung carcinoma at his home in Pasadena, California, on Saturday.
According to his rep, Christopher was diagnosed with cancer a year and a half ago. He had begun a new treatment about a month ago but his health deteriorated “about a week ago. »
- Maria Mercedes Lara
William Christopher, best known for his role as Father Mulcahy on M*A*S*H, has died. He was 84 years old.
Per ABC, the actor passed away on Saturday from lung cancer at his home in Pasadena, Calif.
In addition to his 11-season run on M*A*S*H (and later, the short-lived After M*A*S*H), Christopher’s TV credits included roles on Hogan’s Heroes, Gomer Pyle: Usmc and The Love Boat. He also lent his voice to the 1980s Smurfs. He most recently guest-starred on 11 episodes of Days of Our Lives in 2012.
Christopher leaves behind a wife, »
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