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Richard Hatch


Born - 21 May 1945, Santa Monica, California, USA
Died - 7 February 2017

Fairly tall, dark-haired, round-faced, seemingly permanently tanned leading man and later character player, best remembered as Captain Apollo in the original TV series of Battlestar Galactica: he has also written books based on the programme. After experience in LA repertory, he entered TV in 1971, films, often in the sci-fi or horror genres, a few years later: Best Friends (1975), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1980), Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983), Heated Vengeance (1985), Last Platoon (1988), Ghetto Blaster (1989), Renaissance (1994), Iron Thunder (1998), The Ghost (2000), Unseen Evil (2001), The Rain Makers (2005), InAlienable (2008), The Little Match Makers (2011), Season of Darkness (2012), Alien Hunger (2014), Starship II: Rendezvous With Rameses (2016), Asylum of Darkness (2017) and Diminuendo (2017), his last. A prodigious worker who made close to 100 films in all, he died from pancreatic cancer.