Published On: Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

Prominent Star Of ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Richard Hatch Dies

Richard Hatch, who was known for best acting and for his astonishing role as Captain Apollo in “Battlestar Galactica.” Unfortunately, at the age of 71 he’s passed away from this world. Hatch started his career with the Los Angeles Repertory Theater moreover shows in Chicago and off Broadway before “All My Children” in 1971. His most famous part was in “Battlestar Galactica” as role of Captain Apollo in 1978 for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe.


All through his vocation, Richard Hatch kept up an energy for Battlestar Galactica, penning three books proceeding with the experiences from the first arrangement. In 1999, preceding the rebooted indicate got of the ground, Hatch pitched Battlestar: The Second Coming as a conceivable recovery to the arrangement, creating a trailer for a pilot, however the venture didn’t push ahead. Rather, Moore’s now-classic arrangement got the green light. He played Philip Brent as well, who was outlined into the Vietnam War, in the first cast of the ABC daytime cleanser musical show All My Children. Different credits included scenes of Hawaii Five-O (1973-75) and The Waltons (1975-75).

Additionally, Richard Hatch featured as police Inspector Dan Robbins inverse Karl Malden in the fifth and last season (1976-77) of the ABC show The Streets of San Francisco. In the 2004 to 2009 reboot, the on-screen character came back to the establishment as Tom Zarek, an artful political pioneer who regularly shook up the playing field as mankind attempted to survive destruction because of the Cylons, a computerized race who defied their creators. Hatch said in 2009, “When you meet someone with a imagination, you have to give them an opportunity and a shot to see what they are capable of”, by joining Moore’s show as revolutionary Zarek.

Edward James Olmos who was co-star in the reboot said, “Richard Hatch, you’ve made our universe a great place. Rest In Peace.”

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