Robert Urich

19 Dec 1946 - 16 Apr 2002

Actor

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.

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Filmography (39 titles)

(movie, 2003)
···Aftermath
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 2002)
···Clover Bend
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill)
(movie, 2002)
···Night of the Wolf
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Purly Owens)
(movie, 1997)
···Final Descent
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Capt. Glen (Lucky) Singer)
(movie, 1996)
···Captains Courageous
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Capt. Matthew Troop)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Angus Feagan)
(movie, 1995)
···A Horse for Danny
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Eddie Fortuna)
(movie, 1995)
···Spenser: A Savage Place
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Spenser)
(movie, 1994)
···A Perfect Stranger
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Alex Hale)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Spenser)
(movie, 1994)
···Spenser: The Judas Goat
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Spenser)
(movie, 1993)
···Deadly Relations
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Leonard J. Fagot)
(movie, 1993)
···Spenser: Ceremony
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Spenser)
(movie, 1992)
···Jock of the Bushveld
Genre: Adventure, Family, History
Role: Actor (as Rocky)
(movie, 1992)
···Revolver
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nick Suster)
(movie, 1992)
···Survive the Savage Sea
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack Carpenter)
(movie, 1991)
···...And Then She Was Gone
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Bauer)
(movie, 1991)
···Stranger at My Door
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Joe Fortier)
(movie, 1990)
···83 Hours 'Til Dawn
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bradley Burdock)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Ross Pegler)
(movie, 1990)
···Blind Faith
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rob Marshall)
(movie, 1989)
···Lonesome Dove
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Jake Spoon)
(movie, 1989)
···Murder by Night
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Allan Strong)
(movie, 1989)
···Night Walk
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Simon)
(movie, 1989)
···Spooner
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Harry Spooner · Michael Norlon)
(movie, 1988)
···April Morning
Genre: Drama, War, History
Role: Actor (as Joseph Simmons)
(movie, 1986)
···Young Again
Role: Actor (as Michael Riley)
(movie, 1986)
···The Defiant Ones
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Johnny 'Joker' Johnson)
(movie, 1985)
···Scandal Sheet
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ben Rowan)
(movie, 1985)
···Turk 182!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Terry Lynch)
(movie, 1984)
···The Ice Pirates
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Jason)
(movie, 1984)
···Invitation to Hell
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Matt Winslow)
(movie, 1983)
···Princess Daisy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Patrick Shannon)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself · Various)
(movie, 1982)
···Endangered Species
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Ruben Castle)
(movie, 1982)
···Take Your Best Shot
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jess Marriner)
(movie, 1980)
···Fighting Back
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Rocky Bleier)
(movie, 1979)
···When She Was Bad...
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bob Morgan)
(movie, 1973)
···Magnum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Ofc. Mike Grimes)